Author Archives: Iskandar Z Siregar

About Iskandar Z Siregar

Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar is a professor at the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. His research interests are Population Genetics of Forest Trees, Molecular Genetics of Forest Plants, , Conservation and Sustainable Management of Tropical Forest Genetic Resources, Forest Tree Improvement, Forest Adaptation and Genetics in Silviculture. Current research projects are Genetic Variation of Shorea spp, Aquillaria spp., Melia spp. and Toona spp, Genetic Marker based Chain of Custody (CoC) in Timber (teak, agarwood and dipterocarps), Genetic Risks of Species Extincion (Endangered Shorea spp.), Conservation of Tree Genetic Resources outside Forests.

Visit to School of Forestry, University of Canterbury, NZ (12 June 2012)

On 12 June 2012, I finally had an opportunity to visit my alma mater, the School of Forestry, University of Canterbury (UC) at Christchurch, New Zealand. I completed my master degree in forestry (M.For.Sc) from this University in 1994. This … Continue reading

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Mini Workshop: Siberut Conservation Programme – SCP (8-10 May 2012)

A Mini Workshop on Siberut Conservation Programme (SCP) discussing “New Research Initiative Community Development Initiatives” was held at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) on 8-10 May 2012. The Workshop, jointly organized by SEAG Alumni Network (South East Asia Germany Alumni Network), … Continue reading

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Bioversity International: Inception Workshop of the Project entitled “Identification of Timber Species & Origins” and Visit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), (24-26 April 2012)

Bioversity International organised an Inception Workshop for its’ Timber Tracking Technology Project (Identification of Tree Species & Geographic Origin) in Kuala Lumpur on 24-25 April). The project (2010-2014) will facilitate the practical application of innovative timber tracking tools based on … Continue reading

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A delegation visit from University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Pakistan to IPB (10-15 February 2012)

A visit from delegation from Univeristy of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan to IPB was made on 10-15 February 2012. The visit was begun with a joint seminar on horticulture, forestry and agribusiness presenting current research activities of both universities. The visit … Continue reading

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Visit to partner universities in Europe (France, Germany and Czech Republic; 15-24 January 2012)

On 15-24 January 2012, IPB delegation consisting of: 1. Prof. Dr. Anas M Fauzi, Vice Rector, Research & Collaboration 2. Prof. Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar, Director, Research and Strategic Issue Studies 3. Ir. Lien Herlina, M.Sc., Director, Academic Assessment and … Continue reading

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Mini-workshop on CDB and Post-Nagoya Protocol: Current Issues and Implementation (Bogor, 5 December 2011)

Mini-workshop on CDB and Post-Nagoya Protocol: Current Issues and Implementation (Bogor, 5 December 2011) A mini-workshop discussing current issues on CBD and their implementation was held in the meeting room of CARDS-IPB: Center for Agricultural and Rural development Studies (PSP3) … Continue reading

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Seminar on PhD Research Grant at SEAMEO BIOTROP (12 December 2011)

Seminar on PhD Research Grant at SEAMEO BIOTROP (Bogor, 12 December 2011) On 12 December 2011, I attended, as one of the scientific reviewers, seminar on results of PhD research grants held at SEAMEO Biotrop Campus in Tajur, Bogor, Indonesia. … Continue reading

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Visit of University of Canterbury (NZ) delegation at IPB (7 December 2012)

Visit of University of Canterbury (NZ) delegation at IPB (Bogor, 7 December 2011) The delegation from University of Canterbury that consists of Dr. Nello Angerilli – Pro-Vice Chancellor of International; Dr. Hamish Cochrane – Asisstant Vice Chancellor of Academic; Prof. … Continue reading

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IPB Bogor signed MoU with Beijing Genomics Institute-BGI (5 December 2011)

IPB signed MoU with Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) (Bogor, 5 December 2011) On December 5, 2011, IPB signed MoU with Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) to establish cooperation within the framework of academic, scientific and development collaboration in the field of … Continue reading

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GAFoRN-INAFOR International Conference 2011 (5-7 December 2011)

GAFoRN-INAFOR International Conference (Bogor, Indonesia 5-7 December 2012) On 5-9 December 2011, GAForN and INAFOR International Conference was held in IPB International Convention Center IPB Baranagsiang Bogor presenting German Alumni Foresters coming from 8 countries, India, Iran, Republic of Korea, … Continue reading

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