National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of the Philippines, Diliman

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Nurturing a nature of Excellence
As the country's premier degree granting institute in the fields of molecular biology and biotechnology, UPD NIMBB aims to cultivate the next generation of Filipino scientists who will push the envelope of science to the forefront.
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On altered light-dark cycles and breast cancer
New research from the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB) has found a conclusive link between stress, altered light-dark cycles—such as in the cases of night shift workers and frequent international travelers—and breast cancer.
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Welcome back to NIMBB!
Driven by the shared responsibility of keeping the UP community safe and healthy, the NIMBB faculty and administration have enacted a multi-tiered approach to ensure that students can continue their research in the lab while preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection.
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NIMBB helps in the fight against COVID-19
During the start of the pandemic, volunteers from UPD-NIMBB lent a helping hand in training and conducting RT-PCR diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2.
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LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

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Invitation to the Eighth session of iStories

Greetings! The CS Innovation team would like to invite your students, researchers, faculty members, and staff to the Eighth session of iStories. This month, we will feature Atty. Josephine Santiago, a Professorial Lecturer at the UP

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NIMBB General Assembly

We will be having a General Assembly on February 19, 2024 (Monday) at Rm 105-107. This will be a hybrid format but we encourage F2F attendance. The General Assembly will

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Basic Molecular Biology Techniques Training

The UP Diliman National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (UPD NIMBB) will be
conducting a series of hands-on training sessions in basic molecular biology techniques from
January 11-15, 2024. The training session will be catered towards college and university faculty
members with little to no experience in standard molecular biology laboratory techniques. The
training series will cover a pipeline of experiments starting from sample handling all the way to
molecular cloning.

Interested participants may register through the following online form:
https://tinyurl.com/NIMBBTrainingJan2024.

Please do note that filling up this sheet does NOT
automatically guarantee a slot in the training. Potential participants will instead be screened
and will be notified of their acceptance by 31 December 2023.

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MS Thesis Defense: Ben Joshua Porras

You are all invited to the Online MS Thesis Defense of Mr. Ben Joshua Porras of NBL for his thesis entitled “Metabolic Profiling of Blood Plasma: A Pilot Study for Biomarker Discovery of EGFR-TKI Response in Filipino NSCLC Patients” on 23 June at 09:00 UTC+8. 

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MS Thesis Defense: Dave Laurence Juntilla

You are all invited to the Online MS Thesis Defense of Mr. Dave Laurence Juntilla of NBL for his thesis entitled “Metabolomic profiling of non-small cell lung cancer cell lines and discovery of metabolite markers for EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor resistance” on 23 June at 14:00 UTC+8. 

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MS Thesis Defense: Carlos Emmanuel Panerio

You are all invited to the MS Thesis Examination of Carlos Emmanuel Panerio of SML. He will be presenting his work entitled: “Characterization of a Cas1-less Type I-F CRISPR-Cas variant in Vibrio parahaemolyticus” This is a face-to-face event. No registration is required for attendance. The examination will be at Room 107, on June 26, 2023, 10 AM.

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MS Thesis Defense: Marc Jeremie Punzalan

You are all invited to the MS Thesis Examination of Marc Jeremie Punzalan of PSIL. He will be presenting his work entitled: “Genomic analysis of a marine isolate (Vibrio sp. A37) from Bolinao, Pangasinan and the heterologous expression of its agarases.” This is a face-to-face event. No registration is required for attendance. The examination will be at Room 105-107, on June 27, 2023, 2PM.

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NIMBB 35th Anniversary Schedule of Activities