Due to the multidisciplinary nature of this project, manuscripts on a variety of subjects have been published in a variety of journals.


Tyler A. Johnson, Johann Sohn, Wayne D. Inman, Samarkand A. Estee, Steven T. Loveridge, Helene C. Vervoort, Karen Tenney, Junke Liu, Kenny Kean-Hooi Ang, Joseline Ratnam, Walter M. Bray, Nadine C. Gassner, Young Y. Shen, R. Scott Lokey, James H. McKerrow, Kyria Boundy-Mills, Arif Nukanto, Atit Kanti, Heddy Julistiono, (2011) Natural Product Libraries to Accelerate the High-Throughput Discovery of Therapeutic Leads. J. Nat. Prod., 2011, 74 (12), pp 2545–2555


Huylebrouck, Jan, Hadiaty, Renny Kurnia, & Herder, Fabian. (2012). Two new species of viviparous halfbeaks (Atherinomorpha: Beloniformes: Zenarchopteridae) endemic to Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia. RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 62, 200-209.

Academic Paper: Proposal to Change the Functional Status of Mekongga Mountain from Protected Forest to Conservation Forest (in Bahasa Indonesia). “Naskah Akademik: Usulan Perubahan Fungsi Kawasan Hutan Lindung Komplek Pegunungan Mekongga Menjadi Hutan Konservasi”. May 2012.

Sitepu, I. R., L. Ignatia, A. K. Franz, D. M Wong, S. A. Faulina, M. Tsui, A. Kanti and K. Boundy-Mills. 2012. An improved high-throughput Nile red fluorescence assay for estimating intracellular lipids in a variety of yeast species. J. Ind. Microbbiol. Methods 91: 321-328.

Dewi, K. and H. Hasegawa. 2012. Two new species of Spyhacia (Nematoda: Oxyruidae) in endemic murid rodents from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Helminthology. doi:10.1017/S0022149X12000703

Sihotang, V.B.L. and E. Widjaja. 2012. Medicinal plant knowledge of tolaki and toraja in Tinukari village and its surrounding. Proceeding of International Seminar. In Press.


Olii, Asdini Saputri. (2013). Tawon Eucoilinae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) di Pegunungan Mekongga, Sulawesi Tenggara: Keanekaragaman Berdasarkan Tipe Habitat dan Ketinggian.

Sitepu, I.R., R. Sestric, L. Ignatia, D. Levin, J. Bruce German, L.A. Gillies, L.A. Almada, and K.L. Boundy-Mills. 2013. Manipulation of culture conditions alters lipid content and fatty acid profiles of a wide variety of known and new oleaginous yeasts species. Bioresource Technology. 144:360-369.

Johnson, T.A., J. Sohn, A.E. Ward, T.L. Cohen, N. Lorig-Roach, H. Chen, R.A. Pilli, E.A. Widjaja, M. Hanafi, and L. Kardono. 2013. (+)-Altholactone exhibits broad spectrum immune modulating activity by inhibiting the activation of pro-inflammatory cytokines in RAW 264.7 cell lines. Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry. 21:4358-4364.


Keith, Philippe, Hadiaty, Renny, Hubert, Nicolas, Busson, Frederic, & Lord, Clara. (2014). Three new species of Lentipes from Indonesia (Gobiidae). Cybium, 38(2), 133-146.

Sitepu, IR, Selby, T, Zhu, S, Lin, T, & Boundy-Mills, K. (2014). Carbon source utilization and inhibitor tolerance of 45 oleaginous yeast species. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology., 41, 1061-1070. doi: 10.1007/s10295-014-1447-y

Sitepu, IR, Jin, M, Fernandez, JE, Sousa, L, Balan, V, & Boundy-Mills, K. (2014). Identification of oleaginous yeast strains able to accumulate high intracellular lipids when cultivated in alkaline pretreated corn stover. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 98(17), 7645-7657.

Sitepu, IR, Garay, LA, Sestric, Ryan, Levin, David, Block, David E, German, JB, & Boundy-Mills, KL. (2014). Oleaginous yeasts for biodiesel: Current and future trends in biology and production. Journal of Biotechnology Advances, 32(7), 1336-1360. doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2014.08.003