June 7, 2018, THURSDAY (1:30 PM), Room 250, Institute of Biology, UP Diliman — Best Undergraduate Thesis in Biology

“Identification of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in MDR Salmonella spp.
through Combines Protocols Using Disk Diffusion Assay, PCR and qPCR”
By Alfredo Gabriel M. Aldaba
Adviser: Windell L. Rivera, Ph.D.
“Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping for Bacterial Blight Resistance
in Two Recombinant Inbred Populations of Rice (Oryza sativa L.)”
By Benjamin Ian C. Bongato
Adviser: Jessica D. Rey, Ph.D.
Co-Adviser: Jauhar Ali, Ph.D. (IRRI)
“Genetic Diversity Analysis of Golden Flathead Goby,
Glossogobius aureus (Globiiformes: Gobiidae) from Laguna de Bay and Lake Bato”
By Andrew Jason L. Eduardo
Adviser: Jonas P. Quilang, Ph.D.
“Psychobiotic effects of Lactobacillus species on anxiety and memory of Danio rerio”
By Joshua Philippe F. Olorocisimo
Adviser: Michael C. Velarde, Ph.D.
“High prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase Escherichia coli
complicates Campylobacter spp. isolation in beef from wet markets and supermarkets in Quezon City”
By Alyzza Victoria C. Torres
Adviser: Gil M. Penuliar, Ph.D.