Biotechnology for Industry, Energy and Environment Program

 

Program Leader: FRANCISCO B. ELEGADO, Ph.D.
Research Professor / UP Scientist II
Fermentation Technology / Protein Chemistry

 

Environment and Industrial Biotechnology develops biotechnologies and sustainable strategies to address environmental issues in the Philippines. Among these efforts are the bioremediation of heavy metals and high lipid containing wastewater and sediments, waste management, recycling of distillery and sugar mill wastes for agricultural use and improvement in efficiency of bioethanol production.

 

Staff:

Senior Staff

 
VIRGIE A. ALCANTARA, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Food Science / Biochemistry / Food Chemistry / Enzymes / Surface Active Compounds
 
IRENE G. PAJARES, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Microbiology / Yeast / Fermentation
 
JESSICA F. SIMBAHAN, Ph.D.
University Researcher II
Microbiology / Molecular Biology
 
RICHARD D. TAMBALO, Ph.D.
University Researcher II / Specialist Microbiologist
Microbiology / Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

 

Junior Staff

 

JOHNRY S. MALOLES
University Researcher I
Ethanol Fermentation