The Institute of Biology invites you to the Master’s Examination of Shaira Jane A. Acosta in defense of his thesis “Development of recombinase polymerase amplification enzyme-linked oligonucleotide assay (RPA-ELONA) for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis” for the degree of M.S. in Microbiology on Monday, 15 January 2021, 4:00 P.M. via Zoom
The Institute of Biology invites you to the Master’s Examination of Raymond H. Parcon in defense of his thesis “Development of a Microbial Biological Control Agent (MBCA) for the Control of Southern Blight Disease of Tomato” for the degree of M.S. in Microbiology on Monday, 13 January 2021, 10:00 A.M. via Zoom
The Biodiversity Research Laboratory of the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman is looking for a short-term Database Manager for its Palanan Permanent Forest Dynamics Plot. The work is output-based, can be completed remotely, and will last for a maximum of three (3) months in early 2021. See the post for more details.
The Institute of Biology invites you to the Master’s Examination of Jay S. Fidelino in defense of his thesis “Fruit Bats and Birds as Indicators of forest restoration success in geothermal reservations in the Philippines.” for the degree of M.S. in Biology on Monday, 11 January 2021, 9:00 A.M. via Zoom
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
The Biodiversity Research Laboratory (BRL) of the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman (UP IB), together with the Energy Development Corporation (EDC), successfully launched on January 29, 2020 the book Wildlife Treasures at the UP IB Auditorium, while also celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Perry S. Ong. Over the last ten continue reading