Announcements

NSRI LECTURE SERIES

Everyone is cordially invited to attend the NSRI Lecture Series for the Science and Technology Month, featuring our very own Dr. Ernelea P. Cao, Dr. Windell L. Rivera, and Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla. Please pre-register on or before October 29 by clicking here.  

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNIVERSITY RESEARCH ASSISTANT I

The Institute is looking for someone to fill the position of University Reasearch Associate I. Please see the bulletin for the qualifications required, duties and responsibilities and the application process. Deadline of application is on 30 November 2020.

IB statement regarding dolomite in Manila Bay

In relation to the recent placement of the artificial crushed dolomite in Manila Bay carried out by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), here is the Institute of Biology’s statement regarding the said action of the agency:

Institute of Biology Safety Webinar

The Institute of Biology would like to invite you to our Safety Webinar to be held on September 14, 2020. For details about registration and program of the event, kindly refer to the pubmat below or scan the event QR code. We hope to see you there!

NEWS

IB FACULTY ELECTED TO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS ACADEMICIAN

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

IB study suggests Philippine fruit bats may be entirely new species of their own based on DNA data

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