Announcements

ONLINE RECOGNITION PROGRAM FOR THE GRADUATES OF 2020

Candidates for graduation for 2020, and their parents and guardians, are cordially invited to the virtual Recognition Program of the Institute of Biology, on July 24, Friday, at 2 PM. Kindly register through the link below: https://rb.gy/3tgyxr

2020 BEST UNDERGRADUATE THESIS PRESENTATION

The Institute of Biology invites you to the Best Undergraduate Thesis Presentation of the following Finalists: Justin Robbien AndradaThesis Title: A Prokaryotic Taxonomic Profile in the Rumen Microbiome of the Philippine Water Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Using 16S rRNA MetataxonomicsAdviser: Dr. Windell L. Rivera, Dr. John Anthony DL Yason Raphael Joshua De GuzmanThesis Title: Detection of continue reading

Statement Regarding the June 26 Pride 20 Arrest

Last June 26, 2020, police arrested at least 20 people during the Pride March in Mendiola, Manila, who were demanding for government aid for workers and drivers displaced by the coronavirus lockdown. Included in the arrest was Mr. John Marc Cho Santos, an alumnus of the Institute of Biology, and nine other members of the continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DOCTORAL EXAMINATION OF MICHAEL ANGELO C. NICDAO, PH.D. IN MICROBIOLOGY CANDIDATE

The Institute of Biology invites you to the Doctoral Examination of Michael Angelo C. Nicdao in defense of his doctoral dissertation “Probiotic Interventions Against Salmonella typhimurium and Their Potential Applications in Poultry Farming” for the degree of Ph.D. in Microbiology on Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 10:00 A.M. Zoom Meeting https://up-edu.zoom.us/j/94881923704 Thesis Adviser: Joyce A. Ibana, continue reading

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