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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Call for NIMBB Training Participants

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 July 20-22, 2024.

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DOST NRCP Awardees Reveal

Look: The NRCP Achievement Award will be conferred to eight NRCP members in recognition of their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. Said award is given annually during the General

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MS Thesis Defense: Jasca Gayle Espanola 

You are all invited to the MS Thesis Defense of Jasca Gayle Espanola of PMBVL. She will be presenting her work entitled: “Gene Mining, In silico Analysis, Cloning of Abaca NIK1 Gene and Recombinant Expression

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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.

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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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Notice of Vacancy – University Research Associate 1

The Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology Lab is looking for a URA-I who will work on how antimicrobial resistance genes located on mobile genetic elements spread in bacterial populations.

Submit applications by email to ialee1@up.edu.ph by June 30, 2023.

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