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 staff and officials celebrate the 2016 UPLB Loyalty Day in full force
BIOTECH products are cost-effective and cheaper alternatives to conventional products, making use of locally available materials which are safer to the environment
The BIOTECH Central Analytical Services Laboratory (CASL) was formally awarded the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation on September 1, 2014. Then UPLB Chancellor Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz together with CASL Staff headed by Dr. Veronica P. Migo and important guests.
The BIOTECH Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms (PNCM) was formally awarded ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation last January 28, 2015. Present were Vice Chancellor Prof. Rex Demafelis, BIOTECH Director at the time Dr. Reynaldo Ebora, PAB-DTI OIC Dir. Ernani Dionisio, PNCM Head Dr. Rosario Monsalud, Chancellor Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr., and PAB DTI Mngr – Laboratory Accreditation Perla F. Baje.
BIOTECH welcomes participants of the Enhancing Development of Global Entrepreneur (EDGE) program under the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)

biotech logoThe National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) offers its Research, Development and Extension (RDE) strategies to provide Filipinos with safer, nutritious and cheaper food, medicinal and health promoting ingredients, sustainable and clean industrial technologies, and new/efficient sources of renewable energy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BIOTECH is the premier national research and development (R&D) institution applying traditional and modern biotechnologies in innovating products, processes, testing and analytical services for agriculture, health, energy, industry and the environment.

Dr.Paterno cited for her work on Biogroe

UPLB professor emeritus and soil scientist Dr.Erlinda S.Paterno was recognized at the 2017 BCYF Innovation Awards as nominee for her work on Biogroe under the Agri-Business Category. BioGroe is a biofertilizer containing plant growth-promoting bacteria that has helped increase the yield of vegetables, sugarcane and other crops; promote flowering of orchids; and enhance the rooting of stem cuttings of ornamentals, cassava, and black pepper.

 Biogroe was developed by Paterno along with other BIOTECH researchers with funding support from the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD).

The BCYF Innovation Awards is conferred annually by the Benito and Catalino Yap Foundation in partnership with the University of Asia and the Pacific, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, Junior Chamber International and presented by iRemit inc. The award aims to recognize innovations and innovators which have significantly made a difference in the lives of the people. It includes four categories namely: Government Service, SME’s (for product, processing, manufacturing, and service), Technical Vocational Education and Agri-Business. The BCYF was established in 1993 in honor of Catalino D. Yap, Sr., an educator, civic and sports leader and his wife Benita.