If there is anything that Dr. Eva Cutiongco-de la Paz seems not to enjoy, it’s getting undue credit. The winner of the 2018 Dangal ng Bayan Award was admittedly nervous when her mother, a former faculty member at the UP College of Education, suggested having their photo taken with the tarpaulin celebrating her feat.
Strategic Planning with the PGC Agriculture Team
The Strategic Planning with the PGC Agriculture team was facilitated by PGC’s newly appointed Deputy Executive Director, Dr. Raul Destura. The activity was initiated by the PGC main office in order to weave the 6-year sustainability plan of the entire PGC.
Bioinformatics Symposium: Building networks, creating a community
The Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) will be hosting its first ever Bioinformatics symposium with the theme, “Building Networks, Creating a Community”. This will be held on March 20, 2019 at the PGC bldg. A. Ma. Regidor St. National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1101.
CHED, UP & DOST unveil shared genomics core laboratory
Feb 20, 2019 – The Shared Genomics Core Laboratory (SGCL) is a research and service laboratory for high-throughput genomics research. It boasts highly-advanced equipment units that will now be available and accessible to researcher and students from universities and research institutions across the country. The SGCL was made possible through the support of the Commission […]
Non-additive effects of ACVR2A in preeclampsia in a Philippine population
Multiple interrelated pathways contribute to the pathogenesis of preeclampsia, and variants in susceptibility genes may play a role among Filipinos, an ethnically distinct group with high prevalence of the disease. The objective of this study was to examine the association between variants in maternal candidate genes and the development of preeclampsia in a Philippine population
International Workshop in ‘Omics in Infectious Diseases
The Philippines continues to witness infectious disease (ID) outbreaks. HIV, TB, malaria and dengue are serious public health concerns, imposing a significant burden on healthcare services.
Award-winning Pinoy eye doctor shares his incredible story
After discovering a new type of mutation in the DNA of Filipino glaucoma patients and following through with subsequent research on glaucoma, Pinoy ophthalmologist Dr Ryan Collantes was awarded the 2018 Dr. David L. Epstein award, an international accolade for clinician-scientists who are pursuing research on the disease.
Biotek-M Dengue Aqua Kit
The Biotek-M™ Dengue Aqua Kit is a diagnostic test designed to detect dengue infections in serum/plasma samples.
UP College of Science organizes a Systems Biology Symposium
The UP College of Science in partnership with the Philippine Genome Center is organizing a Systems Biology symposium on January 17, 2018 at the UP CS admin auditorium from 8:30am-12:00nn. The event is titled the “Dr. Baltazar Aguda Research Symposium” in recognition of Dr. Aguda’s contributions in Systems Biology.
PGC promotes genomics research and collaboration in Iloilo
Partnering for genomics research and collaborating for capacity building—the Philippine Genome Center invited researchers, faculty, and project leaders in the Visayas region with the goal of initiating collaboration amongst local principal investigators and promoting capacity building to budding genomics researchers. The symposium was held at the Iloilo Convention Center, Mandurriao, Iloilo City last October 27, 2017, with the help of the University of the Philippines Visayas and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development and Conservation (SEAFDEC) Aquaculture Department (AQD).