Eldrin De Los Reyes Arguelles, University Researcher I, has been chosen as UPLB's Outstanding Researcher in the Natural Sciences, Junior REPS Category for 2018
Ms. Adora M. de Castro, Lab Tech II, is UPLB's Outstanding Administrative Personnel, Technician Category for 2018
BIOTECH staff and officials celebrate the 2016 UPLB Loyalty Day in full force
Dr. Alcantara has contributed significantly to the implementation of a proactive approach to insect resistance management for transgenic maize in the Philippines.
Dr. Aggangan has contributed significantly to researches on mycorrhizal fungi as an alternative to chemical fertilizers for reforestation species; development and commercialization of MYKOVAM.
The BIOTECH Building, which was initially called the Ferdinand E. Marcos Center for Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology, is located inside the 77.7 hectare Agricultural and Life Sciences Complex at UP Los Baños
BIOTECH products are cost-effective and cheaper alternatives to conventional products, making use of locally available materials which are safer to the environment
Awarding of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Services (QMS) to BIOTECH
Dr. Mercado was awarded as KKP-STI Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension



BIOTECH Conducts Strategic Planning Workshop


BIOTECH UPLB held a strategic planning workshop to formulate its operational plan for the next five years. A pre-workshop and post-workshop session were held. The activity was initiated by Dr. Rosario G. Monsalud, BIOTECH's new Director, with funding support from Chancellor Fernando Sanchez. In keeping with her administration’s goal of being consultative, all Program Leaders and Project Leaders were involved. Laboratory technicians and administrative staff were represented as well.

The facilitator was Mr. Christopher Lomboy, a graduate of UPLB who then finished a management course at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He also facilitated planning workshops for UPLB itself and for other UPLB units.

Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, Prof. Rex. B. Demafelis, said during the workshop that participation has a big effect on the ownership of the program of the Institute. He further said that the important thing is to have focus.

After introducing BIOTECH staff to management concepts, the scale-up time of the technologies were analyzed. A SWOT analysis was then conducted to formulate the Operational Plan of the Institute. BIOTECH then revised future Programs and Projects based on the formulated Operational Plan.



National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIbiotech logoTECH)

University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, Laguna 403l, Philippines

Tel. Nos. 536-1620, 536-2721, 536-2725; Fax No. (049) 536-2721

Email: biotech.uplb@up.edu.ph, biotech@uplb.edu.ph

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