Dr. Cheryl P. Andam is an Assistant Professor on Microbial Ecology at the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire, USA was in the country from July 10 to August 8, 2017 as a Balik Scientist Program awardee hosted by the Philippine Genome Center.
Application of Genomics to understand the ecology and evolution of microbes, with focus on the unique characteristics of microbial genomes and its relevance to public health
Held usually at 3:30pm on Fridays, TGIF discussions are informal talks on current scientific topics and events.
PGC Balik Scientist supports democratization of genomic sequencing
The Philippine Genome Center’s DNA Sequencing Core Facility (DSCF) through its Program Director, Dr. Cynthia P. Saloma, hosted a Balik Scientist in the person of Dr. Ernesto C. Almira of the Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, University of Florida, USA.