Announcements

IB Seminar Series & Special Seminar

September 26, 2016 (10:30 – 11:30 am) — Institute of Biology, UP Diliman Future perspectives for One Health Initiative in the Philippines: the Role of Marine Mammals by Marie Christine M. Obusan, Ph.D.   IB SPECIAL SEMINAR: September 26, 2016 (1:30 – 2:30 pm) — Institute of Biology, UP Diliman Reclaiming History and Culture – Philippine continue reading

Call for nominations for the next UP President

The UP Board of Regents (BOR) is now inviting nominations for the UP President who will succeed the incumbent whose term will end on 9 February 2017. The Secretary of the Board shall accept nominations from 18 August 2016 until 5:00 p.m. of 23 September 2016. For further information, please see link below: http://www.up.edu.ph/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CALL-FOR-NOMINATIONS-FOR-THE-NEXT-U.P.-PRESIDENT.pdf  

Latest News

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