Join us on March 21, 2019 3PM at the Institute of Biology Auditorium, UP Diliman as we pay our last respects to a beloved colleague, mentor and friend. Join us as we pay tribute to Dean Perry’s immense contribution to Philippine biodiversity conservation and to Philippine science. Join us as we celebrate the very principles continue reading
Are you interested in pursuing graduate studies in the College of Science, UP Diliman? Click on the poster below for the list of graduate programs currently being offered in the College. You can also apply for DOST-ASTHRDP scholarships! Please click on the poster for details.
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: Dr. Perry S. Ong – UP Scientist III Dr. Windell L. Rivera – UP Scientist III Dr. Jonas P. Quilang – UP Scientist II The Institute is very proud of you!
The Institute of Biology recently hosted the 2nd Philippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems (PSFBE). The symposium, held last 11-14 December 2018 in UP Diliman, was a definite success. Issues of national interest were highlighted during the symposium. This included recurrent flooding, groundwater quality, and invasive freshwater species. The symposium was an exciting exchange continue reading
Please see the link below for the Memo TJH-2019-01 regarding the Posting of the Revised UP Privacy Notice for Students, and other Related Requirements: OP Memo TJH-2019-01
The Institute of Biology, together with UP Diliman Institute of Biology Alumni, Inc., held a Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) training for DENR wildlife enforcement officers and researchers from various state universities and colleges last July and October 2018 with the hope that they will be able to develop their own DNA barcoding laboratories throughout the continue reading
Congratulations to Mr. Giann Kerwin Dellosa, an M.S. Microbiology student at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology, for winning in the Rapid Fire Poster Competition of the recently-concluded Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE) 2018 Follow-up Meeting. Mr. Dellosa presented his work in the Disease Modeling Category. His presentation was based on his MS thesis continue reading
Congratulations to Mr. Joshua Philippe F. Olorocisimo, a B.S. Biology graduate at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology, for receiving the People’s Choice for Best Poster at the 15th annual Horizons in Molecular Biology Symposium held in Göttingen, Germany from September 10 to 13, 2018. His poster was based on his undergraduate thesis under the mentorship of Dr. Michael continue reading
Congratulations to Ms. Janina Guarte, an M.S. Microbiology student at the UP Diliman Institute of Biology, for being recognized as one of the three individual grantees under the 2018 Young Innovators Program (YIP) of DOST-PCIEERD. Her thesis adviser is Dr. Joyce A. Ibana of the Institute of Biology. To read the whole article, please click on the following continue reading
August 22, 2018 The future of breast cancer therapy: Light-exposed plant extracts By: Roselle Eloise Bunayog For Dr. Sonia Jacinto, a professor at the Institute of Biology in the University of the Philippines–Diliman, if a natural extract displays no activity against cancer, it makes its way onto the shelves. This has been the continue reading
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