The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) of the University of the Philippines is opening its doors to students and researchers who would like to have the genome of their bacteria of interest sequenced for free. This is a rare opportunity to understand the genetic make up of the bacteria at no cost.
Calling all Grade 11 students from all campuses of the Philippine Science High School System to join PGC’s first Genomics Junior Camp! Visit our website for more information.
Dr. de Castro has a PhD in Biochemistry and Genetics (University of Texas Medical Branch), but also trained in the Neurosciences (California Institute of Technology, The Burnham Institute). His current work and interests lie in Cancer Immunology (3R Biosystems), and an advocacy for equitable access to health technologies (UnEMR). He is a Biomedical Informatics consultant of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and a Balik Scientist under a joint research informatics project between UP Manila and UPLB. He has an B.S. MBB degree from UP Diliman.
In an article from CNN Philippines Life, PGC Executive Director Dr. Cynthia P. Saloma is featured among six other Filipino female scientists.
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
The Philippine Genome Center welcomes Dr. Cheryl P. Andam, an expert on microbial genomics and Assistant Professor on Microbial Ecology at the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire, USA.
21 April 2017 | 3:30 pm
TOPICS & SPEAKERS:
High-Performance Computing & Bioinformatics
Core Facility for Bioinformatics, Philippine Genome Center
03 March 2017 | 8am – 4pm
DOST-PCAARRD Innovation and Technology Center (DPITC),
PCAARRD Complex, Los Baños, Laguna (click here for map)
A workshop attended by PCHRD staff on basic molecular biology concepts and tools, genomes, and applications of genomics, introduction to DNA sequencing technologies, and introduction to Bioinformatics analysis for high-throughput sequencing data.
12 November 2016 | 9am – 4pm
NIMBB Lecture Hall (click here for map)
National Science Complex, University of the Philippines Diliman