Mohammad Hatta serves as a Professor of molecular biology and immunology for infectious diseases in Medical Faculty of Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia. He got his M.D. degree from Hasanuddin University, Indonesia in 1983, his Ph.D. degree in molecular microbiology and immunology from Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan, in 1992. He has been serving as a Consultant of clinical microbiology since 2001. He is known with his research in molecular biology and immunology aspects of mycobacteria, Salmonella typhi, leptospira. He works on the development of recombinant DNA BCG vaccine; molecular epidemiology study of leprosy and typhoid fever; development and evaluation of effectivity Salmonella typhi vaccine; molecular genetics study of leprosy and application of chemoprophylaxis for leprosy; genome snp analysis for S. typhi in Indonesia and novel new flagellin gene Indz66; operational research of tuberculosis in isolated islands of Indonesia. He develops the simple diagnostic tools for typhoid fever; chemoprophylaxis of leprosy and new flagellin gene Indz66 of S. Typhi. He served as the Former Head of the Department of Microbiology, Hasanuddin University, and on the editorial board some international scientific journals.
Biography Updated on 22 April 2012