Deputy Director for Academic Affairs (DDAA)

To assist the Director in the planning and implementation of the academic plans and programs of the Institute. Specifically, the DDAA is tasked to: (1) lead the academic affairs of the IB, i.e., in both undergraduate and graduate programs; (2) ensure that the academic programs of students are documented and remedial measures are taken whenever necessary and applicable; (3) develop a scheduling and registration on a yearly basis, from which the semestral course offerings are based; (4) prepare the faculty service record; (5) report on the foregoing items on a regular basis; and, (6) work with other Deputy Directors in preparing reporting requirements needed by central administration and funding institutions.

Jonas P. Quilang, Ph.D.
Deputy Director for Academic Affairs (DDAA)

Academic Personnel Committee (APC): To assist in the review of the recommendation initiated by the Director with regard to recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, tenure, staff development, professorial chairs, and promotion of the academic personnel of the Institute in accordance with the general guidelines formulated by the Diliman Academic Personnel Fellowship Committee and the implementing details laid down by the College Academic Personnel Board. The Director is the Chair of the APC and the members include one (1) representative from each academic rank with a term of two (2) years (1 August 2016 – 31 July 2018) elected at-large by the regular faculty.

Chair: Dr. Ernelea P. Cao (Ex-officio)
Members:

Professor Level: Dr. Perry S. Ong
Associate Professor Level: Dr. Joyce A. Ibana
Assistant Professor Level: Dr. Francis S. Magbanua
Instructor Level: Dr. Ivan Christian VJ Imperial

Graduate Committee: To plan and implement the graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D., including Diploma) pursuant to the approved guidelines of the Institute, the College and the University.

Chair: Dr. Ernelea P. Cao (Ex-officio)
Members: 
All PhD Faculty Members

Undergraduate Committee: To plan and implement the undergraduate program (BS Biology) pursuant to the approved guidelines of the Institute, the College and the University. To evaluate requests for course substitution, assign thesis examiners, deliberate on questions concerning undergraduate thesis, and evaluate applications of shiftees and transferees. It is chaired by the Director and its members include the Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Course Coordinators of Bio 1, 11, 12 and 102, Academic Group Heads and other volunteer members. Only Master’s degree holders and up are considered eligible to be part of the committee [20 October 2014 Regular Faculty meeting].

Chair: Dr. Ernelea P. Cao (Ex-officio)
Members:  

Dr. Jonas P. Quilang (DDAA and Biology 1 Coordinator)
Dr. Windell L. Rivera (Head, MCBAG)
Dr. Sonia D. Jacinto (Head, DBAG)
Dr. Francis S. Magbanua (Head, ETAG)
Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla (Head, GAG)
Dr. Juliana Janet M. Puzon (Head, PAG)
Ms. Daisy May C. Santos (Biology 11 and 12 Coordinator)
Mr. Jordan Ferdin A. Halili (Program Adviser)

Registration and Scheduling Committee: To facilitate the smooth registration of courses for undergraduate and graduate students. To recommend the opening of new courses based on the needs of students and the capabilities of the Institute. To assist the Deputy Director for Academic Affairs in scheduling course offerings.

Chair: Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla
Members:  
All Instructors

 

Course Coordination Committee: To ensure that multi-section Biology courses are implemented following the same standards, schedules and policies. To coordinate in a well-planned manner with the administrative staff assigned to assist in certain laboratory requirements such as collection of specimens, preparation of reagents and glassware, correct disposal of cultures, etc. To facilitate the orderly sharing of specimens, teaching materials and other resources.

Biology 1

Chair: Dr. Jonas P. Quilang
Members: 
All faculty including Lecturers teaching the course

Biology 11

Chair: Ms. Daisy May C. Santos
Members: 
All faculty including Lecturers teaching the course

Biology 12

Chair: Ms. Alysa G. Estopace
Members: 
All faculty including Lecturers teaching the course

Biology 102

Chair: Ms. Mellissa C. Alcantara
Members: 
All faculty including Lecturers teaching the course

All other Biology courses will be coordinated by the Academic Group Head where the course(s) belong.

DBAG Head

Bio 101, Bio 133, Bio 196, Bio 230, Bio 232, Bio 233, Bio 296, Bio 299, Bio 395, Bio 399

ETAG Head

Bio 111, Bio 112, Bio 114, Bio 115, Bio 116, Bio 117, Bio 118, Bio 119, Bio 160, Bio 161, Bio 162, Bio 164, Bio 165, Bio 170, Bio 171, Bio 180, Bio 191, Bio 196, Bio 210, Bio 260, Bio 262, Bio 263, Bio 265, Bio 271, Bio 281, Bio 296, Bio 299, Bio 395, Bio 397 (Forensic Biology, Cave Biology, Molecular Ecology, Ethnobiology, Restoration Ecology, Biodiversity Science, DNA Barcoding and Molecular Phylogenetics of Philippine Medicinal Plants), Bio 399

GAG Head

Bio 140, Bio 180, Bio 191, Bio 196, Bio 240, Bio 241, Bio 242, Bio 243, Bio 244, Bio 281, Bio 296, Bio 299, Bio 395, Bio 397 (Moleular Phylogenetics, Forensic Anthropology, DNA Barcoding and Molecular Phylogenetics of Philippine Medicinal Plants), Bio 399

MCBAG Head

Bio 113, Bio 120, Bio 123, Bio 125, Bio 141, Bio 150, Bio 151, Bio 163, Bio 171, Bio 196, Bio 250, Bio 251, Bio 271, Bio 296, Bio 299, Bio 395, Bio 397 (Forensic Biology, Current Trends in Microbial Diagnostics and Community Analysis, Bioenergy Technology, Food and Feed Safety, Cell Cycle Control), Bio 399, All Micro Courses

PAG Head

Bio 121, Bio 122, Bio 134, Bio 196, Bio 220, Bio 221, Bio 222, Bio 224, Bio 296, Bio 299, Bio 322, Bio 395, ,Bio 397 (Forensic Biology, Immunotoxicology, Plant Physiological response to Climate Change), Bio 399