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 Researchers win at the 15th Annual Convention of NPSP


img_1624 Two BIOTECH researchers, Irene A. Papa and Teofila O. Zulaybar won the Best Poster Award in the 15th Annual Convention of the Natural Products Society of the Philippines (NPSP) which was held at the Visayas StateUniversity in Visca, BaybayCity, Leyte on Dec. 2-3, 2010.


Their entry, “Effect of the age of Actinomycete on its bioactivity against nine medically important pathogens,” won against 16 other competitors from other universities including UP Manila, UST, DLSU and University of NorthernPhilippines. Winners were awarded with cash and a certificate of recognition.


The convention with the theme “Challenges of Product Development in Natural Products” featured other activities such as exhibit displays and poster and paper presentations. NPSP was founded in 1996 with the aim of bringing into the forefront researchers who are actively involved in the study of chemistry, biology and the sustainable use of products derived from natural resources. (RA Dorado)

Originally published at UPLB Link 1/15/2011





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