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 staff, Ms. Jennifer Saguibo, wins UPLB Junior Researcher Award


Ms. Jennifer D. Saguibo, University Research Associate II of BIOTECH UPLB, was given the 2014 Outstanding Junior Researcher Award as a Research, Extension and Professional Staff (REPS) under the disciplinary area of Natural Sciences. The award was presented on March 5, 2014 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City during the UP Los Baños S&T Forum and Exhibition and Awarding Ceremonies for the 2014 UPLB Outstanding Personnel.

The Outstanding Researcher Award was envisioned to promote research spirit and enthusiasm. It is also a way to let researchers know that their work is appreciated. The award is also intended to contribute towards academic excellence in research.

Ms. Saguibo has a Master of Science Degree in Biochemistry from UPLB. She has served BIOTECH faithfully for 18 years under the Food Safety and Functional Food Biotechnology Program. Her core project is on, “In Vitro Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria and their Functionalities from Plants”. She is the Project Leader for the Department of Agriculture – funded project on “Development of Probiotic Nutraceuticals using Guava Leaf Extracts and Lactic Acid Bacteria”.


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