Mr. Garrido and Ms. Alcantara shared the preliminary findings of the two Philippine Genome Center’s projects, “Mutational analysis of KRAS, NRAS, PIK3CA, BRAF, and PTEN genes in Filipino Colorectal Cancer Patients,” and “Detection and Functionalization of KRAS, NRAS, PIK3CA, BRAF, and PTEN Gene Mutations in Filipino Colorectal Cancer Patients,” through poster presentations.
The Biotek-M™ Dengue Aqua Kit is a diagnostic test designed to detect dengue infections in serum/plasma samples.
PhD Molecular Biology, Australian National University, AUSTRALIA
MPhil Bioscience Enterprise, University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University College London, UK
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine, Ohio, USA
Areas of Current Research: lncRNAs and microRNAs in cancer, Functional characterization of novel mutations in the EGFR pathway among colorectal cancer patients, Tumor-released exosome diagnostics
MD, University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Pediatrics Residency, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital
PhD Molecular Genetics, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
Areas of Current Research: Molecular Basis of Metabolic and Neurologic Disorders
Dr. Eva Maria C. Cutiongco-de la Paz is the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of the Philippines (UP) Manila and the Executive Director of the National Institutes of Health. She finished her Doctor of Medicine degree from the UP College of Medicine in 1989 and completed her Pediatric residency at the Philippine General Hospital in 1992.
MD, University of the Philippines College of Medicine; Internal Medicine Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Infectious Diseases Fellowship, focus on International Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA; Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Case Western Reserve University
Areas of Current Research: Molecular Epidemiology of HIV, Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts, Global Health
PhD Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (UP Diliman); MD (UP Manila)
Areas of Current Research: Gene expression and network analyses; Translational medicine on diagnostics and drug discovery
Microbiologist and Infectious Disease Specialist
Areas of Current Research: Low-technology Driven Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases, Pathogenetic Mechanism of Dengue Infection, Molecular Basis of Antimicrobial Resistance