The Institute of Biology invites you to the Doctoral Examination of IRENE L. TAN, PhD Candidate in defense of her dissertation “Therapeutic Potential of Regulating Glycolysis in Proliferating and Senescent Cells” for the degree of Ph.D in Biology. The Doctoral Examination will be held via zoom on May 14, 2021, 9:00AM Manila Standard Time via Zoom.
The Institute of Biology invites you to the Thesis Proposal Presentation of HANNAH MARIE P. HALLARE, MS Microbiology candidate, entitled “Antibacterial, antibiofilm, and anticancer potential of biosurfactants derived from lactic acid bacteria” on Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:00 P.M. Manila Standard Time via Zoom
The Institute of Biology invites you to the Thesis Proposal Presentation of HANNA HASMIN T. ESTADILLA, MS Microbiology candidate, entitled “Melanogenic bacteria from MMORS: bioproduction models and tyrosinase activity” on Friday, 30 April 2021, 12:30 P.M. Manila Standard Time via Zoom
The Philippine Groundwater Health Index Project is looking for a Project Assistant (SRS 1).
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The partnership for the Biodiversity Conservation and Monitoring Program (BCMP) which started its two phases in 2008 and 2012 is expected to be continued into its third phase after a memorandum of agreement signing between the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) and the University of the Philippines (UP). This partnership, pioneered by three outstanding scientists — the late Dr. Perry Ong, Dr. Leonard Co, and Dr. Daniel Lagunsad, is expected to focus on the Biodiversity Metrics, Flagship Species Initiative, Flora Conservation, Botanical Treasures and the establishment of the UP-Institute of Biology (UPIB)-EDC Biodiversity Hub.
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The Institute of Biology celebrates its 110 years of biology education and research in the University of the Philippines.
The Institute of Biology would like to congratulate Dr. Windell L. Rivera, for being elected to National Academy of Science and Technology as Academician in recognition of his achievements in the Medical Sciences. Congratulations, Sir Windell! Windell L. Rivera, Ph.D.Professor 12, UP Scientist III Link to official announcement
A recent study conducted in the Institute of Biology using mitochondrial DNA barcodes suggests that Philippine fruit bat species may be classified as a species of their own due to their high sequence divergence with specimens found in other Southeast Asian countries. For more details on this news visit: https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/philippine-fruit-bats-may-be-entirely-new-species-of-their-own-dna-suggests/?fbclid=IwAR252McGTahNxxRrGeeUVf_KXfyO5NUiApHGW4xxybXEBDNLDnFBbUD5sbQ