Juliana Janet M. Puzon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 5 | UP Scientist I
BIO 11 (Fundamentals of Biology I)
BIO 121 (Plant Physiology)
BIO 196 (Undergraduate Seminar)
BIO 220 (Chemical Physiology)
BIO 221 (Advanced Plant Physiology)
BIO 224 (Stress Physiology)
BIO 299 (Research in Biology)
Plant & Cell Physiology; Plant Stress Physiology; Secondary Metabolism; Plant Mineral Nutrition; Phytoremediation/Phytoextraction.of Heavy Metals
A. MS/PhD Thesis Advisees
- MS in Biology
Jocelyn E. Serrano – June 2013
Jay C. Delfin – June 2016
William Patrick C. Buhian – January 2017
Martin Matthew J. Clemente
Christian M. Abagat
- MS/PhD Advisees in Other Units
Hazel Marice O. Chua – MS in Environmental Science;defended proposal on 11 April 2018
Marie Chela B. Cenia – as co-adviser; PhD in Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, UP Diliman; graduated July 2019.
B. BS in Biology Thesis Advisees
Abigail Fiona D. Cruzada – graduated April 2010
Justine Perry T. Domingo – graduated April 2010
Pamela Louise M. Tolentino – graduated April 2011
Maria Socorro M. Mendoza – graduated 2011
Bryan Jeffrey P. Manzana – graduated April 2011
Elaine R. Tabayoyong – graduated April 2012
Hazel Joy M. Jumawan – graduated April 2012
Joseph John S. Sanchez – graduated April 2012
Michelle Dawn Y. Ramos – graduated April 2013
Frances Riel B. Elinzano – graduated April 2013
Lance Jerome F. Alabarca – graduated April 2013
Ma. Catherina V. Fajardo – graduated April 2013
Daniel Manuel O. Macrohon, Jr. – graduated October 2013
Dan Paolo D. Solayao – graduated April 2014
Xavier Eugenio A. Asuncion – graduated April 2014
Jose Raphael D. Fudolig – graduated December 2016
Stephanie Sarah M. Tan – graduated December 2016
Jose Alfonso O. Altamira – graduated May 2017
Isabelle Dominique S. Cabazor – graduated May 2017
David G. Laureta – graduated May 2017
Zara Mae F. Sayson – graduated July 2017
Jeremiah B. Gillana – graduated June 2018
Danella Faye M. Ursulom – graduated June 2018
Mikaela Kate B. Ramirez – graduated December 2018
Ma. Claudette M. Lucido – graduated June 2019
Wynona Angela O. Cana – graduated June 2019
Zia Feliz P. Aquilizan – graduated December 2019
Dean Caleb J. Crux – submitted thesis January 2019;will graduated June 2020
Puzon JJM, Altamira JAO, Gillan JB, Sayson SMF. 2018. Inflorescence, leaves, and fruit peels of banana varieties as sources of bioactive secondary metabolites with antioxidant and antimicrobial activities. In: D.M. Martirosyan & M. Nishizawa (eds.). Encounters of Functional Foods and Asian Traditional Medicines. Volume 25. Food Science Publishers, Functional Food Center Inc./Functional Food Institute, U.S.A.
Buhian WPC, Rubio RO, Puzon JJM. 2017. Chromatographic fingerprinting and free-radical scavenging activity of ethanol extracts of Muntingia calabura L. leaves and stems. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 7(2): 139-143.
Buhian WPC, Rubio RO, Valle DL Jr, Puzon JJM. 2016. Bioactive metabolite profiles and antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extracts from Muntingia calabura L. leaves and stems. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 6(8): 682-685.
Valle DL Jr, Puzon JJM, Cabrera EC and Rivera WL. 2016. Thin layer chromatography-bioautography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of antimicrobial leaf extracts from Philippine Piper betle L. against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016: 1-7. Article ID 4976791.
D.L. Valle, Jr., E.C. Cabrera, J.J.M Puzon, and W.L. Rivera. 2016. Antimicrobial Activities of Methanol, Ethanol and Supercritical CO2 Extracts of Philippine Piper betle L. On Clinical Isolates of Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria with Transferable Multidrug Resistance. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0146349. doi:10. 1371/journal.pone.0146349.
Puzon JJM, Tabayoyong ER, and Jumawan HJM. 2015. Morpho-physiological changes in Euphorbia hirta L. in response to mercury exposure. Philippine Journal of Science 144(2): 161-170.
J.J.M.Puzon and W.L.Rivera. 2015. Free-radical scavenging activity and bioactive secondary metabolites from various extracts of of Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. (Molluginaceae) roots, stems and leaves. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5(9): 711-715.
A.E. Maboloc, J.J.M. Puzon and R.D. Villanueva. 2015. Stress responses of zooxanthellae in juvenile Tridacna gigas (Bivalvia, Cardiidae) exposed to reduced salinity. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2341-y.
J.J.M.Puzon, D.L.Valle, Jr. and W.L.Rivera. 2015. TLC profiles and antibacterial activity of Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. (Molluginaceae) leaf and stem extracts against human pathogens. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5(7): 569-574.
D.L.Valle,Jr., J.I.Andrade, J.J.M.Puzon, E.C.Cabrera and W.L.Rivera. 2015. Antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of Philippine medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 5(7): 532-540..
J.J. M. Puzon, G.C. Rivero and J.E. Serrano. 2014. Antioxidant Responses and Mercury-binding Biomolecules in the Leaves of Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186: 6889-6901.
J.J.M. Puzon and M.S.M Mendoza. 2013. Evaluation of the Cyanogenetic Potential of Selected Plants. I. Legumes. Academic Journal of Science 2(1): 19-36. CD-ROM ISSN: 2163-6282.
H.J.P. Alcantara, G.C. Rivero, J.M. Puzon. 2013. Tolerance mechanisms in mercury-treated Chromolaena odorata (L.f.) R.M. King et H. Robinson, potential phytoremediator. Jounal of Degraded and Mining Lands Management 1(1): 9-20.
J.J. M. Puzon, G.C. Rivero, and M.N.E. Montano, H.J.P. Alcantara. 2011. DTNB-reactive biomolecules in the leaf protoplasts of cadmium-exposed Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms. and mercury-exposed Chromolaena odorata (L.f.) R.M. King et H. Robinson. Philipp Agric Scientist 94(3): 7-14.
J.J.M. Puzon and G.C. Rivero. 2010. Phytoextraction of Cadmium Increases Glutathione Levels in the Leaves of Water Hyacinth [Eichhorniacrassipes (Mart.) Solms.]. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Sciences (ICFAS2010): A Conference of the World Engineering, Science & Technology Congress (ESTCON). 15-17 June 2010, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
J.J. M. Puzon, G.C. Rivero, and M.N.E. Montano. 2008. Vacuolar sequestration as a coping mechanism in cadmium-treated water hyacinth [Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.]. Philipp Agric Scientist 91: 123-133.
J.J.M. Puzon and G.C. Rivero. 1997. Changes in total lipids, fatty acid profiles, and cytoplasmic leakage in germinating cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) seeds. Asia Life Science: International Journal of Life Science 6(1&2): 57-76.