Dr. Rosario Monsalud Conferred the 2013 NRCP Achievement Award
Dr. Rosario G. Monsalud was chosen as one of the recipients of 2013 NRCP Achievement Award. She is praised for her 33 years of active research on microbiology/biotechnology, particularly on mycorrhiza and nitrogen fixing bacteria as biofertilizers, on bacterial taxonomy and on microbial prospecting for enzyme producers, biocontrol agents, nitrogen fixers and phosphate solubilizers. Her research outputs have been published in international and local refereed journals, including ISI-indexed journals.
Dr. Francisco B. Elegado Awarded as UP Scientist
Dr. Francisco B. Elegado, Program Leader of the Food Safety and Functional Food Biotechnology Program, was awarded with the title of UP Scientist under the U.P. Scientific Productivity System last December 2013.
The U.P. Scientific Productivity System (SPS) was approved by 1199th meeting of the Board of Regents on August 2005. The SPS aims to: (1) support the development of science and technology, (2) encourage and reward scientific productivity. Deserving scientists are conferred the title of “U.P. Scientist” with a monetary award, the U.P. Scientific Productivity Award.
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.