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 has a new director 


eboraDr. Reynaldo V. Ebora was appointed director of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) effective Aug. 1, 2010 – June 30, 2013. He succeeded Prof. Ida F. Dalmacio of theInstitute ofBiological Sciences.


Dr. Ebora completed his Ph.D. in Entomology atMichigan State University,U.S.A.in 1995 and his MS Entomology and BS Agriculture in UPLB in 1987 and 1982, respectively. His field of expertise is in entomology, biotechnology, insect pathology, intellectual property management, technology transfer and biological sciences. 


Dr. Ebora started his career as a research assistant in BIOTECH in 1982 and rose through the ranks to become research associate professor. He served as BIOTECH deputy director from 1996 to 1999 and acting director from 1999 to 2000. During his term as acting director he focused on information campaign on biotechnology, policy advocacy and strengthening of the service laboratories. He was assigned on secondment as executive director of Philippine Council for Advanced Science and Technology Research and Development (PCASTRD) from Nov. 25, 2005 - July 31, 2010. Currently, he is regional coordinator for Asiaof the Program for Biosafety Systems.(R.A. Dorado)

Originally published in the UPLB LINK 9/15/2010





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