Announcements

35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY

You’re invited! IB will celebrate its 35th Anniversary from November 8 to December 6, 2021, with weekly activities organized by the academic groups.

Please click on this post to see the lineup of events for our anniversary.

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 THESIS PROPOSAL PRESENTATION OF NELVIE RHENZ CEDRICK M. CEQUEÑA, MS MICROBIOLOGY CANDIDATE

The Institute of Biology invites you to the Thesis Proposal Presentation of NELVIE RHENZ CEDRICK M. CEQUEÑA, MS Microbiology candidate, entitled “Detection of putative effectors, virulence genes, and their variations among Elsinoë spp. by comparative genome analyses on Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 2:30 P.M. Manila Standard Time via Zoom.

For details on how to register, please click on the post.

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.

URBAN BIODIVERSITY OF UP DILIMAN

In your X years of stay in UP, have you familiarized yourself with our campus wildlife? Click on this post to check out this amazing biodiversity map of our campus!

Or go to The UP WILD’s page to learn more.