Now on its third year, the conference will focus on the theme “DNA as a Catalyst for Change”, highlighting the importance of forensics not only in securing public health and safety but also in its role in creating a meaningful change in society.
The University of the Philippines (UP) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continue to champion science and technology applications to benefit the country.
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past. It has been made popular with the emergence of television series on crime scene investigation, law profession and court room drama.
Dr. Maria Corazon A. De Ungria, director for the Program Forensic and Ethnicity of the Philippine Genome Center, published this article in the Star Science column of the Philippine Star on January 25, 2013.
The program on Ethics, Legal and Social Issues of the Philippine Genome Center is inviting interested parties to a colloquium entitled “Disclosure of Disease Risks in Genomic Research” on December 10, 2012, 2pm at NIH Conference Room, University of the Philippines, Manila.