On behalf of the Organizing Committee for the 2018 2nd Philippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems, we invite you to attend the Conference which is being hosted by the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines on 11-14 December 2018, in partnership with the International Society of Limnology (SIL).
Congratulations to: Dr. Juliana Janet M. Puzon for her appointment as UP Scientist I (2017-2019)
Smart Farming is an advancement in science which uses information and communication technologies for agriculture. The University of the Philippines Institute of Biology and the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute is building a nursery at UP Diliman, Quezon City. This nursery will house indigenous and endemic plants as part of the Smart Plant Production in Controlled continue reading
Dr. Perry Ong of the Insitute of Biology was featured in an episode of TV UP. Watch his video on Responsible Sustainable Mining, together with DR. MARIO AURELIO, UP National Institute of Geological Sciences, hosted by DR. GISELA CONCEPCION Scientist, UP Marine Science Institute. You can also watch the video at TV UP SCIENCE INNOVATIONS Episode 04: Responsible continue reading
The Palanan Forest Dynamics Plot is a 16-ha plot that has been extensively monitored for the past 18 years now. This endeavor allows the characterization of long-term dynamics of Philippine tropical rainforests. It also gives us an idea of how forests respond to continuous disturbances, such as strong typhoons. With this long-term data, we have continue reading
From dynamites to deadly storms: the Philippines’ vanishing underwater treasures By: Roselle Eloise Bunayog November 2, 2017 Four years after Yolanda’s deadly landfall, the survivors gradually surface from the super typhoon’s unimaginable wrath. Houses had been rebuilt and livelihood slowly restored. Within the coastal communities, the local fishermen ready their new gears as they make headway continue reading
26 August 2017– Congratulations to Ms. Windy L. Bagay for winning the Best Poster Paper Competition in the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Mycological Society of the Philippines! Ms. Windy L. Bagay, MS Biology Student, won the Best Poster Paper Competition in the recently concluded 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Mycological Society of continue reading
Congratulations to Ms. Genevieve L. Serrano (BS Biology undergraduate 2017) for winning the Best Oral Paper Competition in the 46th PSM Convention. Ms. Genevieve L. Serrano, BS Biology class of 2016, won the Best Paper Oral Competition (non-professional category) in the recently concluded 46th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society for Microbiology, continue reading
Congratulations to Mr. Michael Angelo Nicdao, a PhD Candidate at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology, for winning the Young Scientist Competition during the Asian Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria (ACLAB) held in Gwangju, Korea, July 3-5, 2017. His thesis adviser is Dr. Joyce A. Ibana of the Institute of Biology.
Congratulations to Professor Windell L. Rivera for being recognized as an Asian Scientist 100 for 2017! Asian Scientist 100 is a list of top scientists, academicians, innovators, and leaders who are recognized for their work and have made significant contributions to research, academe, or industry. The list of scientists included in the Asian Scientist 100 for 2017 continue reading
May 22, 2017, MONDAY, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC), Diliman, Quezon City — This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity was marked with the soft launching of the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity by the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in partnership with the University of the Philippines continue reading