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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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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MS Thesis Defense: Sam Ezrael de la Cruz

Online Thesis Defense of Mr. Sam Ezrael de la Cruz of MEL, on 20 February 2023, 13:00 UTC+8 with the title “Epigenetic effects of long-term nanomolar Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure on breast cancer cell models.”

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NIMBB Forums: Viruses as populations

You are all invited to the research seminar of our NIMBB Alumnus, Christina Leyson, PhD, entitled: “Viruses as populations: lessons from avian viruses and poultry” on Feb 6, 2023, 10 AM. This is a hybrid event. You can attend in person at the NIMBB Rooms 105-107, or attend virtually via Zoom.

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PhD Candidacy Examination of Joshua Despabiladeras

You are all invited to the PhD Candidacy Examination of Mr. Joshua Despabiladeras of the Functional Genomics Laboratory today from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. He will be presenting recent articles about Insect genomics.

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MS Thesis Defense: Jimuel Adrian Punzalan

Online Thesis Defense of Mr. Jimuel Adrian Punzalan of FGL, on 15 December 2022, 09:00 UTC+8 with the title ‘Transcriptomic profiling and gene expression analysis of the eggplantfruit and shoot borer Leucinodesorbonalis Guenee’.

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NIMBB 35th Anniversary Science Symposia

Everyone is invited to NIMBB 35th Anniversary Science Symposia from our various alumni excelling in their respective fields happening this coming December 15, 2022 at the Institute of Biology Auditorium.

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Bioinformatics Workshop: Introduction to SARS-CoV-2 Evolutionary Genomics

The Philippine Genome Center Core Facility for Bioinformatics is hosting a three-day bioinformatics training workshop on SARS-CoV-2 evolutionary genomics, to be conducted by Isaiah Paolo A. Lee, PhD. The event will be held over a one-week period from November 28 (Monday) to December 5 (Monday).

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NIMBB Forums: Integrative Structure Modeling

Learn more about integrative structure modeling before and after AlphaFold2 by attending this hybrid #NIMBBForum on 07 Nov 2022 at 10:00 UTC+8 featuring Dr Karen Manalastas-Cantos.

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NIMBB Lecture Series by Dr. Isaiah Paolo Lee

Join us in welcoming Balik Scientist Dr. Isaiah Lee as he shares his expertise on computational approaches to understanding evolution in bacteria and viruses via a 3-part lecture series (F2F and zoom format).

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NIMBB Forums: Immunoepidemiology of Schistosomiasis

Learn more about schistosomiasis, a disease caused by a parasitic flatworm, by attending the webinar “Immunoepidemiology of Schistosomiasis“, on 12 Sept 2022 at 11:00 UTC+8 featuring Dr Mario Jiz II.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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NIMBB 35th Anniversary Schedule of Activities
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Call for Balik Scientist
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Notice of Vacancy - Instructors
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Notice of Vacancy - Faculty Position
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Normal Registration Period S1 AY 2022-2023
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