Dr. Theopilus Wilhelmus Watuguly
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Dr. Theopilus Wilhelmus Watuguly

Associate Professor
Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Pattimura, Maluku, Indonesia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biomedicine from Diponegoro University, Indonesia

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Theopilus Watuguly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Pattimura University, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia. Watuguly has produced more than 30 scientific papers that have been published both in Indonesian journals and international journals. Watuguly is a researcher in the fields of biomedicine, plant medicine for cancer and degenerative diseases, pre-clinic, and clinic test research. Watuguly regularly presents research results in workshops, national seminars, and international seminars both at Pattimura University and at other universities in Indonesia. Watuguly is Editor-in-Chief of Science Map Journal, Managing Editor of Biopendix Journal. Watuguly was often invited to provide material related to journal management held by the Higher Education Service Institution (LL-DIKTI) in Maluku and North Maluku. The latest publication about herbal medicine for diabetes mellitus which is a pre-clinically test. Watuguly is the main lecturer at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education at Pattimura University with topics on human anatomy and physiology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics. Watuguly also teaches at the Pattimura University postgraduate program on the topics of genetics and evolution, cell biology and molecular, bioinformatics. Watuguly teaches at the Faculty of Medicine at Pattimura University on the topic of traditional medicinal plants. Watuguly teaches at the faculty of health at the Indonesian Christian University of Maluku on the topic of epidemiology genetic and biomedical. Watuguly was award as the best researcher by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, and the Olympic science University of Pattimura University. Watuguly while the patent process for lung cancer drugs from natural ingredients. Watuguly holds a B.Sc from the Department of Biology, Ambon Pattimura University, an M.Sc.Med from a basic Medical Program, Airlangga University, Surabaya, and Dr.Med degree from the Doctor of Medicine and Health Sciences Program, Diponegoro University, Semarang. Get a scholarship for Masters and Doctoral programs during college. Watuguly is a member of professional organizations namely The Indonesian Society for Bioinformatics and Biodiversity (MABBI) (Member, 2018 - present), Indonesian Biological Consortium (KOBI) (Member, 2008 - present), Indonesian Biological Association (PBI) (Member, 2015 - present).

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Herbal Medicine
Biomolecular Research
Biomedical Genetics
Cancer Biology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Samsuria, I.K., Judiono and T.W. Watuguly, 2021. Correlation between thrombocyte, erythrocyte, and ratio thrombocyte leucocyte in patient with cardiovascular disease. Bali Med. J., 10: 433-436.
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  2. Watuguly, T., V. Sampe and P. Kakisina, 2020. Effect of merbau wood liquid smoke (Intsia bijuga) in correct liver cell regeneration mice (Mus musculus) exposed to Boraks. Asian J. Sci. Res., 13: 219-227.
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  3. Watuguly T., K.S. Indranila, S. Hadisaputro, E. Dharmana and L.E. Craker, 2020. The correlation between the intrinsic and extrinsic molecular markers in the inhibition of the lungs carcinogenesis growth by mahkota dewa polyphenols on balb/c mouse. Open Journal of Applied Sciences 10: 271-286.
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  4. Mose, W., T. Wilhelmus, R.L. Kar, 2020. Cytogenetic analysis of seven local corn cultivars from Kisar Island-southwest Maluku, Indonesia. Asian J. Plant Sci., 19: 313-324.
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  5. Latuhihin, Y.G., T. Watuguly, P. Kakisina and I.K. Samsuria, 2020. Potential of binahong (Anredera cordifolia [Tenore] Steen) in reducing TNF-α expression on regeneration of pancreas β cells on white rats (Rattus norvegicus) diabetes mellitus models. J. Biosci. Med., 08: 37-49.
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  6. T.W. Watuguly, A. Uniarti and M. Nindatu, 2019. Aplikasi Ekstrak Kulit Buah Naga Merah (Hylocereus polyrhizus) Pada Nata De Coco Dalam Menurunkan Kadar Kolesterol Total, LDL, Dan Meningkatkan HDL Pada Mencit (Mus musculus) J. Profesi Medika, 13: 26-34.
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  7. Watuguly, T.W., 2018. Biomolecular Aspect of Apoptosis Pathway: Caspase-8 and Caspase-9 on Polifenol Exposure of Phaleria macrocarpa (Scheff.) Boerl. on Mice Balb/c. Universal J. Pub. Heal., 6: 173-180.
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  8. Wael, S., T.W. Watuguly, I. Arini, A. Smit, N. Matdoan et al., 2018. Potential of Syzygium aromaticum (Clove) leaf extract on immune proliferation response in Balb/c mice Infected with Salmonella typhimurium. Case Rep. Clin. Med., 07: 613-627.
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  9. Wael, S., T.W. Watuguly and D. Wahyudi, 2018. Effect of Leaf Syzygium aromaticum on Lymphocytes and Macrophages Mice Balb/c. Trad. Med. J 23: 79-83.
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  10. T.W. Watuguly, I. K. Samsuria, P. Astuti, T. R. Nuringtyas, N. Wijayanti, and S. Wael, 2018. The Analysis of Primer Gene of Phosphodiesterase Type 5 (PDE5) on Erectyle Dysfungction. Open J. App. Sci., 08: 398-410.
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  11. T.W. Watuguly, 2018. Chemoprevention of Lung Carcinogenesis in Strain Balb/C Mice with Polyphenols of Mahkota Dewa (Phaleria macrocarpa) from Indonesian Herbal. Int. J. Adv. Res., 6: 580-590.
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  12. Elly, S.S., T.W. Watuguly and D. Rumahlatu, 2018. Short Communication: Genetic diversity of Salacca edulis from West Seram District, Maluku, Indonesia based on morphological characters and RAPD profiles. Biodiversitas 19: 1777-1782.
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  13. Judiono, N., K.S. Indranila, T.W. Watuguly and L. Craker 2016. Polyphenol Compounds of Mahkota Dewa (Phaleria macrocarpa[Scheff.] Boerl) Up-regulated Caspase-3 and Apoptosis Index in Balb/c Strain Mice Functional Foods in Health & Dis., 6: 206-218.
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