Institute of Biology


The Forensic Science (Biology 397) class in the Institute of Biology (IB), University of the Philippines Diliman, in cooperation with the DNA Analysis Laboratory of the UP Diliman Natural Sciences Research Institute (UPD NSRI DAL) and the Program on Forensics and Ethnicity of the Philippine Genome Center (PFnE-PGC), would like to invite you to the 2nd Forensic Science Symposium entitled, "The Next Generation/The Now Generation Forensic Science Symposium". This conference will be held at the IB Auditorium on 07 April 2015, 8AM - 5PM. The symposium aims to impart up-to-date knowledge on the importance of forensic science in human identification in criminal investigations, post- mass disaster work and in familial determinations, and to discuss the current status of forensic science in the Philippines.


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Congratulations to the following IB faculty members for their appointments in the UP Scientific Productivity System for the period 2015-2017

Dr. Perry S. Ong, renewal as UP Scientist III
Dr. Windell L. Rivera, promoted from UP Scientist II to UP Scientist III
Dr. Jonas P. Quilang, promoted from UP Scientist I to UP Scientist II


Hiring: Research Associates​

Project: Testing of Eective Restoration Options for Representative Coastal Ecosystems of the Philippines​

Duration: 1 Year, Full-time​

Job Description: Data processing, analysis, and paper-writing on coral fragment growth and survival data ​

- Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related program
- Experience in data analysis using statistical software or GIS
- Experience in scientic writing (e.g., undergraduate/graduate thesis)
- Preferably graduate student
- Preferably licensed scuba diver (project may include occasional coral restoration fieldwork)

Send application letter and CV to:

Dr. Jonathan Anticamara


The deadline for the second round of application for faculty positions is on 30 June 2015.

FACULTY POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Plant Systematics, Plant Biology, and Physiology.

1. Must have preferably a PhD degree
2. Prior teaching and research experiences preferred

Please submit a cover letter, transcript of records, and curriculum vitae with three references and their contact information. Send to Dr. Sonia D. Jacinto, Director, Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1101, Quezon City. Email: Deadline of Application: June 30, 2015.

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