• Master of Environmental Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan - 2016
  • Bachelor of Agriculture, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia - 2012


  • Utami, D.Meale, S.J. and Young, A.J. (2022A pan-global study of bacterial leaf spot of chilli caused by Xanthomonas sppPlants112291

  • Utami, D., Meale, S. J., & Young, A. J. (2022). A Pan-Global Study of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Chilli Caused by Xanthomonas spp. Plants (Basel), 11(17).

  • Utami, D., Kawahata, A., Sugawara, M., Jog, R. N., Miwa, K., & Morikawa, M. (2018). Effect of Exogenous General Plant Growth Regulators on the Growth of the Duckweed Lemna minor. Front Chem, 6, 251.
  • Utami, D., Widianto, D., Rohman, M.S., Satriyo,H.H., Sheila., Anggun, J.A., Prijambaa, I.D. (2019). Synergistic Capability of Bacterial-fungal Co-culture to Degrade Drill Cutting Hydrocarbon. J. Microb. Biochem. Technol, 11, 425.
  • Utami, D., Takahi, S., Prijambada, I.D. (2013). Mercury Accumulation in Gold Mine Tailing By Sweet Sorghum Inoculated with Chromium Uptake Enhancing Rhizobacteria. International Journal of Biosciences and Biotechnology, 1,2.
  • Sujarwanta, R. O., Beya, M. M., Utami, D., Jamhari, J., Suryanto, E., Agus, A., . . . Hoffman, L. C. (2021). Rice Bran Makes a Healthy and Tasty Traditional Indonesian Goat Meatball, 'Bakso'. Foods, 10(8).

Desi has previously worked at the Department of Agricultural Microbiology, at Universitas Gadjah Mada, a top three university in Indonesia as Assistant Professor.

She has been awarded numerous scholarships during her studies from Bachelor to PhD level in 4 different universities, including Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia), Yamagata University (Japan), Hokkaido University (Japan), and currently The University of Queensland.