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



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.


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