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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
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