Research and Development


Utilizing genomics research to develop diagnostic kits for early diagnosis and treatment of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Forestry

At the forefront of researches towards the genetic improvement of plant varieties and animal breeds using molecular marker-assisted selection and breeding.

Biodiversity, Forensics, and Ethnicity

Explores the unique biodiversity found in the 7,000 islands of the Philippines, the country said to be the center of marine and terrestrial biodiversity in the world.

Computational Genomics and Systems Biology

Research in designing new methods for genetic and genomic data analysis, creating computational models to perform in silico simulation and analysis of biological systems, and developing software tools to implement those methods and models.


A list of published materials related to research conducted through R&D programs, projects, and affiliated agencies and institutes. As the genome center envisions to translate knowledge into applications beneficial to Filipinos and the rest of humanity.

Over the years the Philippine Genome Center has collaborated with researchers and faculty members from UP Diliman, UP Manila, UP Los Baños, and soon with UP Visayas and UP Mindanao. Through its several capacity building activities, PGC hopes to engage researchers, faculty members and students from different state universities, private universities & colleges.