The Institute of Biological Sciences (IBS) was created on March 23, 1983, by virtue of Executive Order 889, which established a system of national centers of excellence in the basic sciences. It was organized from the existing staff of the former Departments of Botany, Life Sciences and Zoology.
Since it began its operation on December 1, 1983, the IBS has grown and become more mature, continuing its full support for instruction, research and extension for a nationwide and even international clientele. Today it holds the distinction of handling the largest number of courses and students in the University. In recognition of its leading role, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) confirmed its status as a Center of Excellence in Biology in 1999. Read more
Theme: “Fostering Interdisciplinary Research for Global Competitiveness”
The UPLB CAS Student-Faculty Research Conference is an annual event hosted by UPLB’s College of Arts and Sciences. This conference serves as a forum for the students and faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences to present their researches in front of their peers and colleagues.
This year, the conference will be held on November 17, 2014 (Monday) at the CAS Auditorium and CAS Annex I & 2 in the University of the Philippines Los Banos.
This conference welcomes the submission of extended abstracts of original research on various topics in basic and applied sciences and in the arts. Research fields of interest include (but are not limited to) Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, Human Kinetics, Humanities, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Social Sciences, and Statistics. Interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary researches such as Advanced Materials, Computational Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Food and Nutrition Security, Instrumentation, Material Science and Engineering, Nanoscience and Nanotecnology, Renewable Energy, and Technological Innovations are highly encouraged.
Extended Abstract Submission:
The deadline for the submission of extended abstracts is on October 13, 2014 (Monday). Please submit an electronic copy (.doc) and a hard copy of your extended abstracts to your unit’s Coordinator for Research. Submit your extended abstract with an accompanying cover letter, indicating your preferred mode of presentation (oral or poster), name and affiliation of presenter and the contact information of the corresponding author. Note that the affiliation of the presenting author should be a unit of CAS.
Please limit your abstracts to one page of A4 paper. The extended abstract should highlight the important aspects of your research. It is recommended that the main text includes the objectives of your research, its significance, a basic description of your methodology, brief discussion of important results, your conclusions and the impacts of your findings. Please give ample discussion of the salient points of your work; however be mindful of the page limitation.
Please see the template for extended abstract in Annex 1 (extended abstract template.doc). For further clarification, please see your unit’s Coordinator for Research.
Dr. Asuncion K. Raymundo
Professor Emeritus for Microbiology and Biotechnology
Dr. Cleofas R. Cervancia
Insect Ecology and Pollination Biology
Dr. Milagrosa R. Martinez-Goss
Professor Emeritus for Algal Biology and Biotechnology
Dr. Macrina T. Zafaralla
Professor Emeritus for Botany and Environmental Science
IBS Professor Emeriti: The Luminaries
- Dr. Asuncion K. Raymundo, Professor Emeritus for Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Dr. Cleofas R. Cervancia, Insect Ecology and Pollination Biology
- Dr. Macrina T. Zafaralla, Professor Emeritus for Botany and Environmental Science
- Dr. Milagrosa R. Martinez-Goss, Professor Emeritus for Algal Biology and Biotechnology