Who is the Filipino, genomically speaking?

On human genetics, Dr. Maria Corazon De Ungria and Jazelyn Salvador briefly described their research on the genetics of Mangyans in Mindoro and of Philippine Negritos, respectively. They are both from the DNA Analysis Laboratory (DAL), Natural Sciences Research Institute, College of Science, UPD. Meanwhile, Prof. Jae Joseph Russell Rodriguez of the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UP Los Baños, also in collaboration with DAL, discussed his investigation into the human genetic history of the Sulu Archipelago.


Frederick C. Delfin, MSc

PhD Candidate, Evolutionary Genetics / Human Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden University, The Netherlands
MSc Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of the Philippines, Diliman

Areas of Current Research: molecular anthropology, evolutionary genetics,
population genetics, forensic genetics