Sunardi

Microscopist

Qualification:

  • B.Econ

About: Sunardi earned B.Econ. He is an expert of malaria microscopist in EOCRU with years of experience in identifying both human and non-human primate Plasmodium species. He has worked mostly in malaria research field for 22 years. He previously involved as data manager in numerous antimalarial drug clinical trials, in-vivo studies and community-based malaria surveys in high endemic areas in Indonesia and Vanuatu. Since his involvement with the production of high quality standardized malaria slides for teaching and research purposes while he was at the Department of Parasitic Diseases at the US-military international biomedical research laboratory in Jakarta, he attended intensive trainings on malaria diagnostics. His assignment as a malaria microscopist started when he joined the efficacy studies of primaquine against Plasmodium vivax relapse in Indonesian soldiers in Central and East Java, Indonesia.