Arkasha Sadhewa

Masters Student


Arkasha is a University of Melbourne Biomedical Science Masters student, undertaking a research project on G6PD deficiency diagnostics, which inform safe use of antimalarial drugs.

In her undergraduate study she worked on the expression and purification of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis epitope in the effort of discovering a novel anti-TB drug target. For the following four years she worked as a research assistant in the Red Blood Cell Membrane & Enzyme Disorders Laboratory of Eijkman Institute (Indonesia), specialising in G6PD deficiency, particularly its genotyping.


  • 2016: Master of Biomedical Sciences Student in the Beeson/Richards Laboratory, Burnet Institute and University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012-2016: Research Assistant in the Red Blood Cell Membrane and Enzyme Disorder Laboratory, Eijkman Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia


  • 2012: B.Sc, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia


  • 2016: Indonesian Education Scholarship (BPI) for Master and Doctoral Programs, Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

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