Announcements

JOB OPPORTUNITY: QUALITATIVE RESEARCHER

The Institute is looking for someone to fill the position of Qualitative Researcher who will start their duty preferably by 1 December 2020. Please click the post for more details regarding the qualifications required, duties and responsibilities and the application process:

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE MASTER’S EXAMINATION OF MONALIZA B. MAGAT, MS BIOLOGY CANDIDATE

The Institute of Biology invites you to the Master’s Examination of MONALIZA B. MAGAT “Identification and evaluation of in-silico markers for nine rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes with variable heat tolerance responses based on agromorphic data and pollen viability analysis” for the degree of M.S. in Biology on Thursday, 3 December 2020, 9:00 A.M.

NSRI LECTURE SERIES

Everyone is cordially invited to attend the NSRI Lecture Series for the Science and Technology Month, featuring our very own Dr. Ernelea P. Cao, Dr. Windell L. Rivera, and Dr. Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla. Please pre-register on or before October 29 by clicking here.  

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNIVERSITY RESEARCH ASSISTANT I

The Institute is looking for someone to fill the position of University Reasearch Associate I. Please see the bulletin for the qualifications required, duties and responsibilities and the application process. Deadline of application is on 30 November 2020.

NEWS

IB FACULTY ELECTED TO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS ACADEMICIAN

The Institute of Biology would like to congratulate Dr. Windell L. Rivera, for being elected to National Academy of Science and Technology as Academician in recognition of his achievements in the Medical Sciences. Congratulations, Sir Windell! Windell L. Rivera, Ph.D.Professor 12, UP Scientist III Link to official announcement

IB study suggests Philippine fruit bats may be entirely new species of their own based on DNA data

A recent study conducted in the Institute of Biology using mitochondrial DNA barcodes suggests that Philippine fruit bat species may be classified as a species of their own due to their high sequence divergence with specimens found in other Southeast Asian countries. For more details on this news visit: https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/philippine-fruit-bats-may-be-entirely-new-species-of-their-own-dna-suggests/?fbclid=IwAR252McGTahNxxRrGeeUVf_KXfyO5NUiApHGW4xxybXEBDNLDnFBbUD5sbQ