35th ASBP-SAM: Philippine Systematic Biology

May 28-31, 2017, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod  — 35th ASBP-SAM Philippine Systematic Biology. Reasserting its Relevance in Times of Societal & Environmental Challenges   For more information, please click here.

7th National Symposium and Scientific Meeting

7th National Symposium and Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Psychological Society, Inc. (PPSI) co-sponsored by: Mindanao State University (MSU) (General Santos City) Audio Visual Room, Graduate School MSU Highschool, General Santos City Campus June 28-29, 2017 Click here to see poster

IB Special Seminar: Nexus of Geology and Biology

March 23, 2017, THURSDAY (5:30 – 7:00 pm), Institute of Biology, UP Diliman, Room 117 — IB Seminar:  Nexus of Geology and Biology: New Paradigms on Conserving Philippine Biodiversity by Lawrence R. Heaney, Ph.D. Negaunee Curator of Mammals, Division of Mammals, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois

Postponement of Bio 164

The Bio 164 lecture on Thursday March 9, 2017 has been moved to Tuesday Mar 14, 2017 same time and venue. Speaker is Dr. Jonas Quilang Freshwater Fish Conservation Issues.

Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment (OASH) Seminar [new schedule]

March 20, 2017 (8:30 – 10:00 am), Institute of Biology, UP Diliman, Room 117 — OASH Seminar:  Seminar on anti-sexual harassment. New students, faculty, and staff and those who have not attended the seminar last year are required to attend. * Please note that this is the new schedule, which was moved from February and March 13.

The PSM Cluster 2 Symposium

March 25, 2017 , Institute of Biology Auditorium, UP Diliman — The PSM Cluster 2 Symposium Please see pdf file for further information (e.g. registration deadline).

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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

IB faculty named as 2016 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teacher

Congratulations to Dr. Ernelea Cao for winning the 2016 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award. The Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award for 2016 is given to two professors from the higher education level and four secondary and four elementary public school teachers. Member judges include Fortunato de la Peña [Department of Science and Technology (DOST) secretary], Roman Del Rosario [Court continue reading

IB faculty as recipient of the Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Windell Rivera for receiving the Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016. He is one of the twelve scientists who was recognized as the recipient of the award. The Philippines Promising Star award recognizes Philippine-based researchers who have demonstrated research excellence in their own fields. Using Thomson Reuters Web of Science (formerly ISI) and Essential Science Indicators, a total continue reading

Congratulations to the following IB Faculty Members

Congratulations to: Dr. Ernelea P. Cao for her appointment as UP Scientist I (2016-2018) Dr. Sonia D. Jacinto and Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla for the renewal of their appointments as UP Scientist I (2016-2018)

Application to Graduate Program

Graduate Program Application deadline for 1st semester 2016-2017 intake: 30 June 2016 Tentative Schedule of Graduate Placement Exam (GPE) and interview of graduate applicants for 1st Semester 2016-2017 intake: 11 July 2016 For MS in Biology applicants, the GPE will consist of 50 items in each of the following areas (total of 250 items): (1) continue reading