IB Seminar: Metabolomics

March 12, 2018, MONDAY (10:30 – 11:30 AM), Institute of Biology, Room 250, UP Diliman — IB Research Seminar “Metabolomics as a Tool for Biology” by Hiyas A. Junio, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Institute of Chemistry University of the Philippines Diliman

Seminar on Confocal Microscope

February 27, 2018, MONDAY (8:00 AM – noon), UP Diliman, Institute of Biology Auditorium   Olympus Confocal Microscope Roadshow by Srivats Hariharan

Bio Majors’ Day

February 26, 2018, MONDAY (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM), UP Diliman — Bio Majors’ Day Bio Majors’ Day is just around the corner! We will have a sports fest in the morning at the Engineering Court (CHAC), and a program in the afternoon at the IB Cafeteria area.  

IB Seminar: Evolutionary history of the Hawaiian moth Philodoria

February 12, 2018, MONDAY (10:30 – 11:30 AM), Institute of Biology, Room 250, UP Diliman — IB Research Seminar “Evolutionary history of Philodoria and what Hawaii’s endemic leaf miners tell us about sunken volcanic islands” by Chris A. Johns Department of Biology McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity Florida Museum of Natural History University of Florida * Please note continue reading

IB Forum: “The Furs Awakens”

29 January 2018, Monday, 1 pm, Institute of Biology Auditorium — IB Forum “The Furs Awakens: A Forum on Understanding Issues and Best Practices in Managing Stray Animals in the Philippines” Speakers from CARA, PAWS, Committee on Animal Welfare, PPBCC, UP Vet Med, and UP Diliman  

Institute of Biology Anniversary Symposium

29 January 2018, Monday, 9 am, Institute of Biology Auditorium — IB Anniversary Symposium   Speakers: Pierangeli G. Vital, Ph.D. “Microbial hazards of Philippine produce: Health vs Food safety?” Ahmad Reza F. Mazahery Ph.D. “Establishment of Inductive Culture Conditions for the Hepatic Transformation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells” Jessica D. Rey, Ph.D. “Application of molecular techniques continue reading

Undergraduate Thesis Orientation

16 January 2018, Monday, 1:30 pm, Institute of Biology Room 117 — Undergraduate Thesis Orientation. PROGRAM: Opening/Welcome Remarks Overview of Undergraduate Thesis Guidelines and Thesis Schedule Thesis proposal and manuscript writing, intellectual dishonesty issues, admin policies on overnight/weekend work, etc. Field trip/sampling reminders/authorship guidelines Biosafety reminders Presentation by the heads of the different academic groups (thesis topics)  

University Research Assistant 1 (EXTENDED to Nov 10, 2017)

University Research Assistant 1 Position Deadline November 9, 2017   Minimum Qualifications: -Graduate student of Biology or any related course – PRC licensed or CSC eligible – Willing to be trained – Can work independently with minimal supervision – Highly motivated   Preferred Qualification: Experience in basic mammalian cell culture work (highly preferred) Experience in basic continue reading

CS & IB Seminar: Mammal Conservation

October  27, 2017, FRIDAY (10:30 – 11:30 AM), College of Science (CS) Mini-auditorium, UP Diliman — CS Graduate Office and IB Research Seminar “How to Conserve Mammals and Live to Tell the Story: From Bats to Bighorn Sheep to Jaguars!” by Rodrigo A. Medellín, Ph.D. Senior Professor Institute of Ecology Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Mexico City, continue reading

IB Seminar: Breast Cancer from the Womb – CANCELLED

October  16, 2017, MONDAY (CANCELLED), Institute of Biology, Room 250, UP Diliman — IB Research Seminar “Fetal Origins of Chronic Diseases- Breast Cancer from the Womb? ” by Rosalia C.M. Simmen, Ph.D. Professor Department of Physiology & Biophysics and The Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR, USA