Saving the Palawan Pangolin using wildlife forensics

The Palawan Pangolin, along with other pangolin species, are among the most heavily trafficked animals in the world. One of the ways to help curb the illegal trade is wildlife forensics. Read through the article as Dr. Ian Kendrich Fontanilla describes how this is being done in the Philippines. https://ibol.org/barcodebulletin/research/saving-the-pangolin-philippines-fight-against-illegal-wildlife-trade/

CS Recognition Program for the Graduating Class of 2019

The College of Science will hold a Special Recognition Program for graduating students this Academic Year 2018-2019. The program will be on 29 June 2019, 1:30 PM at the UP Theater. Graduating students who will the attend the program should fill-up the Information Sheet (link in photo). Congratulations!!!

Molecular Biology of Gynecologic Cancer: A Masterclass

    24 July 2019 Wed 7am-5pm: The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of the Philippines, Foundation, Inc. (SGOP), in cooperation with the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines, Diliman invites its members to “Molecular Biology of Gynecologic Cancer: A Masterclass.” This class is also open to graduate students of the Institute of Biology. Free continue reading

How DNA Barcoding fights against the Philippine illegal wildlife market

An article published in the UP System website today emphasizes the importance of DNA barcoding in solving the Philippine wildlife black market problems. It highlights the significant roles played by IB Professors and UP Scientists Dr. Ian Kendrich Fontanilla and the late Dr. Perry Ong. Here is the link to the article: LINK  

IB Faculty awarded as UP Scientists

Congratulations to three faculty members of the Institute of Biology for retaining their UP Scientific Productivity Awards! For the 2018-2020 cycle, the awardees were: the late Dr. Perry S. Ong – UP Scientist III Dr. Windell L. Rivera – UP Scientist III Dr. Jonas P. Quilang – UP Scientist II The UP Scientific Productivity System continue reading

Careers and Opportunities Fair for Biology Students

Are you a Biology student? Are you interested to know what you can do after graduation? Does having a gap year to volunteer for a cause excite you? If you answered yes to one of these questions, then you should come to the Careers and Opportunities Fair on May 2, 2019! We hope to see you continue reading

UPD Study Abroad Week 2019: Engaging UPD and the World

We enjoin the UPD community to attend the UPD Study Abroad Week 2019: Engaging UPD and the World, to be held at the UP School of Statistics New Building from 26-29 March 2019, organized by the Office of International Linkages (OIL) Diliman. Now on its fourth consecutive year, the 4-day event will feature information booths continue reading