Dr. Francisco B. Elegado Awarded as UP Scientist
Dr. Francisco B. Elegado, Program Leader of the Food Safety and Functional Food Biotechnology Program, was awarded with the title of UP Scientist under the U.P. Scientific Productivity System last December 2013.
The U.P. Scientific Productivity System (SPS) was approved by 1199th meeting of the Board of Regents on August 2005. The SPS aims to: (1) support the development of science and technology, (2) encourage and reward scientific productivity. Deserving scientists are conferred the title of “U.P. Scientist” with a monetary award, the U.P. Scientific Productivity Award.
BIOTECH staff, Ms. Jennifer Saguibo, wins UPLB Junior Researcher Award
Ms. Jennifer D. Saguibo, University Research Associate II of BIOTECH UPLB, was given the 2014 Outstanding Junior Researcher Award as a Research, Extension and Professional Staff (REPS) under the disciplinary area of Natural Sciences. The award was presented on March 5, 2014 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City during the UP Los Baños S&T Forum and Exhibition and Awarding Ceremonies for the 2014 UPLB Outstanding Personnel.
Thirteen research personnel from the were recently conferred the rank of Scientist by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Scientific Career System (SCS) last July 19 during ceremonies held at the Richmonde Hotel, Libis, Quezon City. The thirteen joins four more researchers from the UP System and three more productive researchers from the research institutes of the Department of Agriculture in a bumper crop of new scientists since the SCS was organized.