The Philippine Genome Center is a multidisciplinary research and service unit of the University of the Philippines for health, agriculture, biodiversity, and the environment.
This special issue’s cover is accompanied by the different species covered by the studies in this journal.
Themed “Omics research in the next 5 years with the Philippine Genome Center”, the conference was organized to showcase the current and ongoing research programs of the Center. By engaging researchers, academics, decision-makers, and other stakeholders, PGC is bringing #PGCTalks to institutions keen on multi-omics research.
Dr. Cynthia Saloma during an episode of the TV program, Matanglawin last June 23, 2019 elaborates the rationale behind polycephaly (condition of having more than one head) in animals like the snapping turtle.
Welcome to the Philippine Genome Center, a genomics-focused multidisciplinary research unit of the University of the Philippines. PGC combines basic and applied research for the development of health diagnostics and therapeutic products and process, and improved agriculture and aquatics resources. It was established during the 1246th UP Board of Regents meeting on July 31, 2009 […]
The series of disease outbreaks the country experienced in 2009 such as the A(H1N1) influenza virus, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and dengue has turned out to have a silver lining as they led to the establishment of a state-of-the art facility devoted to genomics and biotechnology on the University of the Philippines (UP) campus in Diliman, Quezon City.
Dr. Maria Corazon A. De Ungria, director for the Program Forensic and Ethnicity of the Philippine Genome Center, published this article in the Star Science column of the Philippine Star on January 25, 2013.
Excerpt from the article that came out at GMA News Online on January 28, 2013.
What’s your mix? Remember that infamous advertising campaign a few months ago, which raised the ire of the Philippine public? Extolling the virtues of Filipinos who were “mixed” —part-Filipino, part something else— it was really meant to be a celebration of diversity, but many saw it as praising the part-foreign among us.
The program on Ethics, Legal and Social Issues of the Philippine Genome Center is inviting interested parties to a colloquium entitled “Disclosure of Disease Risks in Genomic Research” on December 10, 2012, 2pm at NIH Conference Room, University of the Philippines, Manila.
The Philippine Star editor-in-chief, Ms. Ana Marie Pamintuan through her Sketches column wrote about the Philippine Genome Center, the Biotek-M Dengue Kit and its inventor Dr. Raul Destura.