Institute of Biology


2014 ILTER East Asia Pacific 10th Biennial Meetings

The Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines, Diliman (IB-UPD) in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will be offering a summer workshop titled “Microbiology: A Closer Look (Lecture-Workshop on Research Methods in Microbiology)” to be held on May 26--30, 2014 at the IB Main Building, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

The five-day lecture-workshop will include lectures and laboratory activities to be presented and facilitated by the members of the Microbiology Academic Group of IB-UPD. The topics to be covered include basic concepts and techniques in Microbiology, Microbial Systematics, Antimicrobial Assays, Molecular techniques, and Bioinformatics.

The target participants are 20 Biology and/or research high school teachers in Metro Manila. Interested participants must fill out and submit the information sheet on or before 11 April 2014. Applicants may download the information sheet here (link Information sheet file here).

For more inquiries, you may contact the chair of the lecture-workshop committee, Dr. Windell L. Rivera at The accomplished information sheet may be sent by fax at 9205471 or emailed to Dr. Rivera.

Congratulations to Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla for being selected one of the awardees for the 2014 Gawad Chanselor sa Natatanging Guro! Dr. Fontanilla is the sixth IB faculty member who is a recipient of the prestigious award. Previous awardees from IB include Dr. Sonia D. Jacinto (2013), Dr. Ernelea P. Cao (2012), Dr. Annabelle A. Herrera, (2011), Dr. Windell L. Rivera (2010), and Dr. Perry S. Ong (2009).

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