Bio-Innovation and Technopreneurship Launch at the Institute of Biology Vision 2020: Creating a Tapestry of Knowledge and Needs in our Society

To celebrate its 34th anniversary, the Institute of Biology launched its Bio-Innovation and Technopreneurship extension program through a seminar/forum on January 27, 2020 at the Institute of Biology Auditorium. The whole day event aimed to educate faculty, researchers and students on the process of translating knowledge from research to address and create problem-based solutions that continue reading

2020 Gawad Tsanselor Awards

The Institute of Biology is proud to announce that we have won two Gawad Tsanselor awards for 2020. Mr. Ramon Bandong will be awarded as the Gawad Tsanselor Natatanging Kawani. The Natatanging Programang Pang-ekstensyon will be given to the Jose Vera Santos Herbarium and IB-EDC Threatened Species Arboretum. The 2020 Gawad Tsanselor awarding ceremony will continue reading

IB Christmas Decorations

The Institute of Biology (IB) received 1st place in the College of Science Christmas decorating contest. With the support of IB staff and spearheading of Dr. Jonathan Anticamara, the 1st floor lobby became a festive environment for the upcoming Holidays. IB Students and faculty members also joined in with the festivities, as they showcased their beautiful Christmas lanterns continue reading

Job Offer: Museum Researcher II

The Institute is looking for someone to fill the position of Museum Researcher II. Please see the bulletin for the qualifications required, duties and responsibilities and the application process. Deadline of application is on 30 September 2019. For any inquiries, please direct them to Dr. Jonathan Anticamara ( (Click on the bulletin to zoom in.) continue reading

IB Faculty members amongst this year’s NAST Awardees

Two faculty members of the Institute of Biology were awarded by the National Academy of Science and Technology during its 41st Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Michael C. Velarde was awarded  Outstanding Young Scientist (Physiology and Biophysics). The award was in recognition of Dr. Velarde’s notable research on the regulatory mechanisms of cell proliferation in mice and continue reading