The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) thru its Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) releases today to the global community through the GISAID database six (6) genomes of the SARS-CoV-2 sequences from Philippine samples taken in Metro Manila between 26 to 28 March 2020.
During its first outbreak, the devastating effect of early mortality syndrome (EMS) on the global shrimp industry was primarily caused by the lack of information regarding the disease and its causative agent.
The emergence of multidrug-resistant bacterial strains in diverse settings has been reported globally. In the Philippine shrimp aquaculture industry, antibiotics are used for the treatment of bacterial diseases during the production cycle. We report the draft genome of Vibrio parahaemolyticus PH698, a multidrug-resistant strain isolated from a Philippine shrimp farm.
Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND), which affects multiple shrimp species, including the economically important Penaeus monodon and Penaeus vannamei, is characterized by massive sloughing of the epithelial cells of the hepatopancreas to the point of atrophy (1).
The Shared Genomics Core Laboratory (SGCL) at the Philippine Genome Center (PGC), UP Diliman was inaugurated on February 20 and officially handed over by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to the University.
As part of the preparations for the transfer to the new building, PGC ED and staff visits the new building for preliminary inspection.
The DSCF team with the Philippine Carabao Center staff (2nd-3rd from L: Gerard Ramos, Shanemae M. Rivera, Excel Rio S. Maylem) who took part in a 3-day training in DNA Extraction and Capillary Sequencing.
DOST Sec. Fortunato T. dela Peña (5th from L) dropped by the PGC booth during the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) with its theme, “Science for the People”.
July 11-15 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Program Director of the DNA Sequencing Core Facility, Dr. Ma. Anita M. Bautista will be a resource speaker for an event hosted by the Manila Doctors Hospital Department of Opthalmology on Feb. 28, 2017.
Conference on Biodiversity & Chemical Biology of Marine and Terrestrial Life in the Philippine Region.