Events and Updates for Biology



USC participates in Mandaue City Scan Challenge

Now on its 2nd year, the Pressure Cooker Challenge dubbed as the Mandaue City Scan Challenge 2018 is a collaborative activity of the Rotterdam University (The Netherlands), the University of San Carlos, the City of Mandaue, and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundatio




Biology alumna wins 1st place in nat’l health research confab

Dinesse Labiros, a B.S. Biology graduate, won first prize in the national oral presentation contest (student category) during the 12th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) week.




Mosquito researchers visit Institut Pasteur

Biologists Frances E. Edillo, Ph.D. and Rhoniel Ryan Ymbong visited Institut Pasteur in Paris, France last May 16-25, 2018 to meet with collaborators, learn experimental setups and techniques, and standardize protocols related to their research projects o




Seminar on seaweed lectins

Structure, function, and diversity of seaweed lectins as potential taxonomic markers




Mosquito Research Laboratory reopens

The newly renovated Mosquito Research Laboratory of the Department of Biology was blessed and reopened on February 20, 2018.




Malaysian, Dutch, UP MSI professors speak at 30th Schoenig Biosymposium

Three plenary lectures by Malaysian, Dutch, and Filipino professors highlighted the 30th Father Heinrich Schoenig Biosymposium held last March 3, 2018 at the Buttenbruch Hall in the Downtown Campus.




Bio alumna wins 1st prize for health research poster

Biology alumna Eloisa Mae Jamora wins 1st prize in the National Research Poster Exhibit Contest during the 11th PNHRS celebration.