IB Seminar: Stem Cells and Liver Differentiation

September  25, 2017, MONDAY (10:30 – 11:30 AM), Institute of Biology, Room 117, UP Diliman — IB Research Seminar “In Vitro Induction of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells towards Hepatic Fate” by Ahmad Mazahery, Ph.D. Institute of Biology University of the Philippines Diliman

IB Teacher Seminar: Inquiry-based learning in Science

September  18, 2017, MONDAY (11:00 AM – noon), Institute of Biology, Room 117, UP Diliman — IB Teacher Seminar “Inquiry-based learning approaches in Science Education” by Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla, Ph.D. Associate Professor Institute of Biology University of the Philippines Diliman

Publication Workshop with Elsevier

September  11, 2017, MONDAY (9:00 AM – noon), Institute of Biology Auditorium, UP Diliman — Writing a Great Paper and Getting it Published in a Research Journal by Elsevier   Sangeeta Mehta Director, South Asia Research Solution Sales eBooks, Elsevier Cristy Pineda Solution Sales Manager eBooks, Elsevier

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IB Student Wins Best Oral Paper Competition

Congratulations to Ms. Genevieve L. Serrano (BS Biology undergraduate 2017) for winning the Best Oral Paper Competition in the 46th PSM Convention. Ms. Genevieve L. Serrano, BS Biology class of 2016, won the Best Paper Oral Competition (non-professional category) in the recently concluded 46th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society for Microbiology, continue reading

IB Student Recipient of a Young Scientist Competition Award

Congratulations to Mr. Michael Angelo Nicdao, a PhD Candidate at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology, for winning the Young Scientist Competition during the Asian Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria (ACLAB) held in Gwangju, Korea, July 3-5, 2017. His thesis adviser is Dr. Joyce A. Ibana of the Institute of Biology.      

IB Faculty included in the Asian Scientist 100 for 2017

Congratulations to Professor Windell L. Rivera for being recognized as an Asian Scientist 100 for 2017! Asian Scientist 100 is a list of top scientists, academicians, innovators, and leaders who are recognized for their work and have made significant contributions to research, academe, or industry. The list of scientists included in the Asian Scientist 100 for 2017 continue reading

Soft launching of the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity

May 22, 2017, MONDAY, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC), Diliman, Quezon City — This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity was marked with the soft launching of the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity by the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in partnership with the University of the Philippines continue reading

IB Faculty Recipient of the Outstanding Women of Iloilo City 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carmela P. Española as one of the Outstanding Women of Iloilo City Awardee 2017! The award is to give recognition to women of Iloilo City who have manifested exemplary performance in the particular field of profession (Science and Technology Category) that significantly contributed to the development of Iloilo City. The project was supported by continue reading

UP Biology launched the book “The Mammals of Luzon Island”

UP Diliman, QC— UP Biology, together with the Diliman Science Research Foundation (DSRF), Biodiversity Management Bureau- DENR (BMB-DENR) and the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF),  launched the book,  “The Mammals of Luzon Island—Biogeography and Natural History of a Philippine Fauna”  last August 10, 2016 at the UP Biology Auditorium. Together with University of the continue reading

New Microscopes are Now at IB!!!

With the combined support of UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan and UP System President Alfredo E. Pascual, the Institute of Biology was able to procure 98 new monocular microscopes for the Biology 11 and 12 courses. This will benefit the almost 500 students of both service courses. For at least 50 years, Biology 11 continue reading