The Philippine Genome Center DNA Sequencing Core Facility has finally opened its doors! The facility held its launch today and is now fully operational and ready to serve the whole Filipino scientific community. DOST Secretary Hon. Mario G. Montejo and University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual led the official ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening ceremonies of the DNA Sequencing Core Facility included talks by distinguished guests, an introduction to the services and research projects of the DSCF by Dr. Cynthia Saloma, and a tour of the PGC laboratories in the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB) building in UP Diliman.