Announcement of a Job Opening

The Institute of Biology is looking for someone to fill-in the position of University Research Associate I for a NSRI funded project. You may click on this post for more details about the job opening.

Announcement of Graduate Seminar

The Institute of Biology would like to invite everyone to attend seminar presentations to be held on June 7, 2023, 3:30 PM at IB room 345 and via zoom.

Biodiversity Research Laboratory – Nature Walk

JC’s vine cutie!!! The Institute of Biology Biodiversity Research Laboratory in partnership with UP Wild will have a nature walk featuring the blooming Strongylodon juangonzalezii, commonly known as JC’s vine. Join us on the 3rd of April 2023 (Monday). Slots are limited to the first 40 registrants. See you there! Registration link: #strongylodonjuangonzalezii #jcsvine continue reading


IB Extensive Service Workshop

On September 5, 2023, the IB Extension Committee hosted an Extension Service Workshop at the University Hotel. The event was attended by faculty members, administrative staff, and accomplished research associates. The workshop’s core mission was to foster synergy among personnel overseeing academic group service facilities and IB rental services. The focus was on identifying key continue reading


The Institute of Biology, with the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute of UPD,
Institute of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Institute of Plant Breeding, UPLB,
embarked in a project funded by the DOST-PCIEERD in 2018 to establish a smart indoor farm for
food production. This project aptly called SPICE – Smart Plant Production In Controlled
Environment, recently had the ceremonial harvesting of crops from one of three developed
facilities with a fully controlled environment set up.