Four successful scientists and alumni of the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Science High School (DOST-PSHS) will give career-related talks on July 27, 2015 at the Outcome 7 Exhibit Area, SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City, in celebration of the weeklong National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).

Dr. Ma. Corazon A. de Ungria, of PSHS Main Campus Batch 1985 and who now heads the DNA Analysis Laboratory of UP Diliman’s National Sciences Research Institute, is slated to give a talk from 10:00 to 11:00 am. She will be followed by Dr. Reinabelle Reyes, PSHS Main Campus Batch 2001, an astrophysicist who led a team that proved Einstein’s Theory of Relativity on a cosmic level and another team that discovered 900 quasars, the largest number of super massive black holes found. From 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Balik-Scientist Dr. Mary Ann Go, PSHS Eastern Visayas Campus Batch 2000, will share her knowledge on neuroscience. Next to deliver a talk is Ma. Antonia Arroyo, PSHS Main Campus Batch 1995, at 2:30-3:30 pm. Arroyo is the CEO and founder of Hybridigm Consulting, the premier and pioneering biotechnology consulting and commercialization firm in the Philippines.

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Dr. Maria Corazon A. De Ungria receiving a copy of Haec Est Sibylla Cumana or A Book of Oracles that was created in Dapitan by Jose Rizal. Dr. De Ungria is also the Director of the Program on Forensics and Ethnicity of the Philippine Genome Center, a multidisciplinary research unit under the Office of the President of the UP System.

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