Enhancing Local Agrigenomics through Ultramodern Sequencing Tools and Bioinformatics

Focused on boosting the competency of genomics researchers in the Philippines, the PCARI funded project Shared Genomics Core Laboratory (SGCL) also serves as an extension of the Philippine Genome Center’s DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics Facility (DSBF). Through its establishment of an NGS service facility and laboratory, SGCL aims to expand its existing collaborations, networking, and information exchanges within the local scientific community.

Training of Experts from Cambodia, Brunei, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Philippines on Genomics and Bioinformatics

The Philippine Genome Center supported by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) organized a workshop for representatives from some of the participating ASEAN countries during the 9th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology (IAMMST-9) held in October 2016. Project … Continue reading Training of Experts from Cambodia, Brunei, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Philippines on Genomics and Bioinformatics

GEID Philippines 2017

International Workshop in Genomic epidemiology on Infectious Diseases in the Philippines | Course Dates: 3-7 July 2017 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom in partnership with the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Philippine Genome Centre (PGC), Philippines. Supported by the ‘Newton Fund Researcher Links’ Programme UK coordinator: Professor Taane … Continue reading GEID Philippines 2017


Viral Genomics Training Workshop at the PGC

Dr. Ana Da Silva Filipe, research fellow and next generation sequencing (NGS) facility manager at the Center for Virus Research, University of Glasgow, led participants in the whole-genome sequencing of the Hepatitis C virus in a training workshop conducted by the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) and hosted by the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) on 18-26 April, 2017.


Data Management Workshop

The short session on Data Management is organized for users of the PGC Bioinformatics facility last April 19, 2017 at the NIMBB Conference Room. Biological data is constantly increasing in size and complexity, and with these upcoming trends, the short workshop is conducted to be better equipped in handling these data on the CFB cluster.