Jal is interested in the application of genetic tools in order to understand conservation issues and population management. He is also interested in reproductive biology as shown by his MSc project which was focused on detecting and analysing growing follicles in deer ovaries using immunohistochemistry technique.
Lab Assistant at University of North Sumatra for various practical modules (i.e. Biology, Genetics and Animal Histology & Anatomy).
Herbarium Technician at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, databasing and cataloguing plant specimens including herbarium collection conservation (2010-2013).
- MSc (Edinburgh Napier University, UK), Biotechnology
- BSc (University of North Sumatra, Indonesia), Biology
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