Announcements

IB-PEMS 40TH ANNUAL CONVENTION

The Institute of Biology along with the Philippine Environmental Mutagen Society(PEMS) invites you to the IB-PEMS 40TH Annual Convention entitled “Genetic Variants in Viruses and the Environment.” The event will be held on November 20, 2021, 1-4pm Philippine Standard Time. For details on how to register, click on this post.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DISSERTATION PROPOSAL PRESENTATION OF MARIA REYNALEN F. MAPILE, PHD IN BIOLOGY CANDIDATE

You are cordially invited to attend the dissertation proposal defense of Ms. Maria Reynalen F. Mapile on “Earthworm-Microbe Interactions for Vermicomposting,” this afternoon (September 27) at 2 PM. The Dissertation Adviser is Dr. Marie Christine M. Obusan, while Dissertation Readers are Dr. Jessica F. Simbahan and Dr. Ernelea P. Cao. Please register through the link continue reading

IB SEMINAR: “Using Patient-Derived Models for Drug Discovery and Functional Precision Oncology in Advanced Breast Cancer”

The Institute of Biology and Regenerative Biology Research Laboratory would like to invite you to a webinar entitled “Using Patient-Derived Models for Drug Discovery and Functional Precision Oncology in Advanced Breast Cancer” by Dr. Alana L. Welm to be held on November 11, 2021 8:00 AM Philippine Standard Time.

For more information about the event, you may click on the post or you may download the event pdf here.

NEWS

INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY AND PARTNERS HOLD THE FIRST SPICE CEREMONIAL HARVESTING

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.