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Dr. Gavino C. Trono, Jr. is National Scientist

During the last meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines, NAST PHL elected Dr. Gavino C. Trono, Jr. as National Scientist. Dr. Trono joined the ranks of Dr. Lourdes Cruz who is also a National Scientist.

Major investment in higher education and R&D is key to fulfilling the Aquino Social Contract with the Filipino people

An excellent article written by U.P. Vice-President for Academic Affairs Gisela P. Concepcion and also a professor at the Marine Science Institute. The article explains how investment in higher education and research and dissemination provides the knowledge-based foundation for the long-term fulfillment of the Aquino Social Contract. Read the whole article by Dr. Concepcion at the Philippine Star, [...]

Dr. C. Montaño is PCAARRD Most Outstanding Researcher/Scientist

Dr. Nemesio “Coke” Montaño was chosen as PCAARRD Pantas Awardee for 2013 as Most Outstanding Researcher/Scientist during the 346th PCAARRD Governing Council Meeting that was held on 3 October 2013. As Pantas awardee, Dr. Montaño received a PhP2M research grant, PhP300,000 cash prize and a trophy that was given during the PCAARRD Exhibits and Awarding [...]

Bolinao champions giant clam cause

Bolinao maintains its position at the forefront of giant clam conservation, thanks to the efforts of newly-elected Mayor Arnold Celeste and the Bolinao Sangguniang Bayan, with eco-tourism as one of their top agenda. About 14,000 cultured Tridacna gigas broodstock are found in ocean nurseries in Bolinao’s municipal waters, these broodstock being used by the UP [...]

UPMSI: Regional Center of Excellence (RCoE) on Coral Reef Research and Marine Protected Areas

The Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines (UP-MSI) has been designated by Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) as its Regional Center of Excellence (RCoE) on Coral Reef Research and Marine Protected Areas. The recognition took place during the opening of the Fifth East Asian Seas Partnership [...]

Prof. Perry Aliño

The article below was taken from: Outstanding Alumni-2013-Porfirio Miel Aliño-James Cook University http://alumni.jcu.edu.au/OA2013_MielAlino.

Professor Porfirio Miel Aliño is a Professor at the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI)where he heads the Community Ecology Laboratory and is the university’s Deputy Director for Research.
A prolific author, he has written over 100 technical papers with nearly 50 ISI (International Science Index) [...]

Dr. Rhod Azanza recipient of UPAA Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award

“The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) announced the 11 awardees for the Lifetime Distinguished Achievements category in the 2013 UP General Alumni-Faculty Homecoming and Reunion on June 22.
Dr. Rhodora V. Azanza (MS’79; PhD’86), fondly called the “Red Tide Lady,” has made pioneering research on seaweeds and microalgal biology, coastal environment management and seafood [...]

Pagkilala at Parangal sa mga Magsisipagtapos sa Taong 2013

Congratulations to our very own students! They were honored at the College of Science Recognition Program for Graduating Students of Class 2013 on Saturday, 27 April 2013 at 5pm at the College of Science Amphitheater. The University graduation was held the following day, 28 April 2013 at 3pm at the UP Diliman Amphitheater.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2013 Graduates!!

[ April 26, 2013 6:00 pm to May 7, 2013 6:00 pm. ] Congratulations to our very own students! They will be honored at the College of Science Recognition Program for Graduating Students of Class 2013 on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 5pm at the CS Amphitheater. The assembly time is at 4:15 pm.

The University graduation is on April 28, 2013, 3pm at the UP Diliman Amphitheater.

PhD Graduates:
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Congratulations Miman Santos, new Ph.D. graduate

Ms. Mary Ann G. Santos successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Effect of heterotrophic bacteria on the growth and cellular toxin levels of Pyrodinium bahamense var compressum” on 14 January 2012.  The examination committee was composed of: dissertation adviser –  Dr. Rhodora V. Azanza; co-adviser – Dr. Wolfgang Reichardt, reader – Dr. Maasaki Kodama; dissertation [...]