Dr. Herawati Sudoyo is the Deputy for Fundamental Research of the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology and the head of Forensic DNA Laboratory and Principal Investigator at Genome Diversity and Diseases Laboratory. She graduated as a medical doctor in 1977, and obtained her M.Sc in 1985, both from University of Indonesia. In 1990, she earned her PhD at Monash University, Australia. She is a medical faculty member at the Department of Medical Biology, University of Indonesia, and an Honorary Associate Professor at The University of Sydney, Australia.
Prof. Herawati is a founding member of the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology and has been involved in the development of medical biotechnology research in Indonesia. She is an active member of various national and international organization, consortium, and scientific panel on forensic DNA, bio risk and biosafety, human genetics, and molecular biology network. She has received several awards for her works, most recently The Habibie Award (2008) and Indihome Woman Awards Category Scientists and Technologist (2014).