IESM Seminar: Satellite Remote Sensing

June 13, 2018, Friday (1:30 PM), Auditorium, Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM), UP Diliman — IESM Seminar “Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing in Agriculture, Forestry and Water Quality” By Josefino C. Comiso, Ph.D. DOST Balik Scientist Senior Scientist (Emeritus) Earth Sciences Directorate NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Metabolomics and Targeted Compound Analysis Workshop

July 12-13, 2018, THURSDAY & FRIDAY (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Institute of Biology, UP Diliman — Basic LC/MS-based Metabolomics and Targeted Compound Analysis Workshop by a project funded by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI-IHITM 2016-13) in collaboration with UP Diliman Institute of Biology (IB), Institute of Chemistry (IC), and University of California San continue reading

IB Graduate Program Application

Institute of Biology Graduate Program Application deadline for 1st semester 2018-2019 intake: 2 July 2018 Tentative Schedule of Graduate Placement Exam (GPE) and interview of graduate applicants for 1st Semester 2018-2019 (GPE at 8 am and interview at 2 pm in Room 250): 16 July 2018 For MS in Biology applicants, the GPE will consist of 50 items in continue reading


IB Faculty featured in TV UP

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

FEATURED RESEARCH: The Palanan Forest Dynamics Plot

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

Featured Faculty Researcher: Jonathan Anticamara, Ph.D.

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

IB Student Wins Best Oral Paper Competition

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

IB Student Recipient of a Young Scientist Competition Award

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.      

IB Faculty included in the Asian Scientist 100 for 2017

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

Soft launching of the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity

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