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 joins 13th National BiOtechnology Week Celebration

BIOTECH participated at the 13th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) celebration on November 20 to 24, 2017 at the Fisher Mall Expo Hall in Quezon City. The Institute, along with other offices and units which comprise the Los Banos Scientific Community, has been a key participant and regular exhibitor of the event since its inception.

Through its Technology Transfer and Business Development Program staff, BIOTECH showcased its flagship products such as Mykovam and Bio N and other commercialized products as well as emerging technologies like Wilt Cure, Micromix and Nutrio to the public.

The 13th NBW carries the theme “Lamang ang Masa at Magsasaka sa Limang K ng Bioteknolohiya.” In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to provide available and affordable food for the people., the NBW aims to highlight the key role and contribution of biotechnology and its safe use for the environment, food security, and equitable access to health services.

Among the activities during the five-day celebration are: agri and aqua forum organized by DOST-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development; a health forum on the latest development in cardiovascular diseases organized by DOST’s Philippine Council Health Research and Development; and a science journalism writeshop that focuses on the benefits of biotechnology to be spearheaded by DOST-Science and Technology Information Institute and PCHRD.


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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