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Participation in Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Courses/Fora: International

  • Dr. Dulce M. Flores, Food Defense Collaborative Exchange Training, University of Minnesota, Public Health Institute, National Center for Food Protection and Defense or NCFPD. 23 May - 02 June 2011, Twin Cities, Minnesota, Sponsored by the USDA, USFDA APEC and US Dep. of Homeland Security

 

2008: April - October

RESEARCH PATENTS / PERMITS:

  • Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD. was issued a Mindanao Wildlife Culture Permit (Nepenthes truncata) WCP XI-2008-01 to sell in-vitro plantlets, 22 July 2008
  • Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD. was informed that his patent application for the Technology “Protocol for Tissue Culture or Clonal Propagation Using Callus-Derived Plantlet of Nepenthes truncata Macf.(Pitcher Plant) has been forwarded to the Intellectual Property Philippines (IP Phil) through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) – DOST, 21 August 2008.

PUBLICATIONS / LEARNING  OBJECTS

  • RASCO, E.T. Jr.  “The Unfolding Gene Revolution” ISAAA and SEARCA, 310 pp.
  • Ritchie Mae T. Gamot, Author, “Learning Object for Base Conversion: Converting Decimals to Binary, Octal and Hexadecimal Number” and “Learning Object for Base Conversion: Converting Number Bases to Decimal Numbers”, agreement with Interactive Learning Center was confirmed by the Board of Regents 1236th Meeting, September 29, 2008.
  • Giovanna Fae R. Oguis, Contract Reviewer, “Learning Object for Base Conversion: Converting Decimals to Binary, Octal and Hexadecimal Number” and “Learning Object for Base Conversion: Converting Number Bases to Decimal Numbers”, agreement with Interactive Learning Center was confirmed by the Board of Regents 1236th Meeting, September 29, 2008.

CHAPTER IN A BOOK / JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Bayogan,ERV, and RE Paull. 2008. Annona muricata Soursop. In: The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts. (Jules Janick and Robert E. Paull, Eds). CAB International. UK: Cambridge University Press. Pp.42-46.
  • Bayogan, ERV and RE Paull. 2008. Sandoricum koetjape Santol. In: The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts. (Jules Janick and Robert E. Paull, Eds). CAB International. UK: Cambridge University Press. Pp.472-475.
  • Bayogan, ERV, T. Jaroenkit and R.E. Paull. 2008. Postharvest life of Bird-of-Paradise Inflorescences. Postharvest Biology and Technology 48:259-268.
  • ATES, F.B. and Delima, E.M.M. 2008. Assemblage and Microhabitats of Anurans from Mt. Sinaka, Arakan, Cotabato and Mt. Hamiguitan, Davao Oriental, Mindanao Island, Philippines. Journal Of Nature Studies 7 (1): 101-107.
  • FRONTERAS, Jennifer Peña, Villalobos, M. Baltazar A., Merca, F., Ismail, A. and Johnson, D. 2008. Adaptation to Flooding in Upland and Lowland Ecotypes of Cyperus rotundus, a Troublesome Sedge Weed of Rice: Tuber Morphology and Carbohydrate Metabolism. Annals of Botany. AOB Preview published on May 30, 2008. doi:10.1093/aob/mcn085
  • OBSIOMA V.P., Roxas, M.R. Batungbacal, E.S. Luis, E.I. Dizon and R.C. Mabesa. Sensory characteristics and dressing yields of broilers given lactic acid bacteria, lactose, inulin and flavophspholipol. Phil. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science 33(2):153-162.
  • RASCO, E.T. Jr. One chapter (Global Trends in Commercial Production of Transgenic Food and Crops) in the book “Straight Talk on Biotechnology”, edited by Benigno Peczon and Abraham Manalo, published by Ateneo de Manila University Press.  pp 63-68.
  • NAñOLA, CLETO L. Jr. and Michelle R. Baird. 2008. MPA Management and State of the Coast in Zamboanga Sibugay Province. In Coral Reef Information Network of the Philippines (PhilReefs). 2008. Reefs Through Time 2008: Initiating the State of the Coasts Reports.  Coral Reef Information Network of the Philippines (PhilReefs), MPA Support Network, Marine Environment & Resources Foundation, Inc. and the Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. pp 122-130.
  • Baird, Michelle R. and CLETO L. NAńOLA Jr. 2008. Maloong Canal Marine Protected Area, Lamitan City, Basilan. In Coral Reef Information Network of the Philippines (PhilReefs). 2008. Reefs Through Time 2008: Initiating the State of the Coasts Reports.  Coral Reef Information Network of the Philippines (PhilReefs), MPA Support Network, Marine Environment & Resources Foundation, Inc. and the Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. pp 131-134.
  • BASTIAN, S.T. Jr., Lozada, A.P., Ibañez, J.C., Yamagata, T., Shimada, K., and T. Namikawa. 2007. DNA Sexing of the Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) in Captivity  at the Philippine Eagle Center, Davao City, Philippines. Banwa Natural Science, 4 (2): 21-32.
  • ABAD, R.G., Ligad, M.V., and Aterrado, E.D. 2008. Two Herbivorous Palm Weevil Species Associated with Sago Palms (Metroxylon sagu Rottb.) in the Philippines. Banwa. 5:1. (in press)
  • ABAD, R.G., Bernal, G.A.  and Cuñado, L.N. Pestalotiopsis palmarum (Cooke) Steyaert: A Leaf-Pathogenic Fungus Associated  with Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb.) in the Philippines. Banwa. 5:1 (in press)
  • Two research articles were accepted for ISI publication of the World Scientific and Engineering Academy Society (WSEAS). These are from faculty members:
  • GAMOT, RITCHIE MAE T., Armacheska A. Mesa. 2008. Particle Swarm Optimization – Tabu Search Hybrid Applied to Constrained Optimization Problems
  • RAMORAN, VANESSA C. 2008. Web Tool for Teachers: Information Systems for Categorized Teacher Materials and Online Examination.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS: INTERNATIONAL

  • Arceo, Hazel, Porfirio Aliño, Vincent Lumbab, CLETO NAñOLA JR., Ma. Fe Portigo. Gaining ground in improving marine protected areas (MPAs): The Philippine experience. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • Gonzales, Rhia Odessa, Melchor Deocadez, Porfirio Aliño, CLETO NAñOLA Jr., Hazel Arceo, Rollan Geronimo, Wilfredo Campos, Severino Salmo III, Andre Jon Uychiaoco, Clarissa Reboton. Status of the Philippine Coral Reefs: 2004-2007. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
  • NAñOLA, CLETO Jr., Hazel O. Arceo, and Porfirio M. Aliño. Deriving conservation strategies from Philippine reef fish distributions. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • Mamauag, Samuel, CLETO NAñOLA, Jr., Porfirio Aliño, Melchor Deocadez. Spatio-temporal patterns of abundance, size frequency distribution and biomass of groupers in the Philippines. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • Tun, Karenne, Loke Ming Chou, Thamasak Yeemin, Nguyen Van Long, Dr Suharsono, CLETO NAñOLA Jr, David W Lane, Affendi Yang Amri. Status of coral reefs in Southeast Asia, 2008. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, July 7-11, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • BAYOGAN, E.R.V. Oral Presenter, “Improving Postharvest Cabbage Quality Using Alum and Newspaper Wrap”, Improving the Performance of Supply Chains in the Transitional Economies: Responding to the Challenge of Linking Smallholder Producers to Dynamic Markets, Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City, July 9-12, 2008


PAPER PRESENTATIONS: NATIONAL

  • OBSIOMA, V.P. LAB Invasion in the Public Market. 5th Annual Conference of the Phil Soc. For Lactic Acid Bacteria. Yakult Phil., Inc. Main Office, Ermita, Manila.
  • GAMOT, R.M.T. Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization – Simulated Annealing Approach Applied to Constrained Engineering Optimization Problems. Mathematical Society of the Philippines. May 23-24, 2008
  • MALAGAMBA, M.P. and Apple Grace O. Ubas. A Fuzzy Jaccard Similarity Approach in Handling Missing Values in Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Analysis. Mathematical Society of the Philippines. May 22-23, 2008.
  • DAISOG, L.M.C. Modified K-Modes Algorithm In Clustering Categorical Data Sets with Missing Values Using Bhattacharyya Distance Function. Mathematical Society of the Philippines. NISMED, UP Diliman. May 22-23, 2008.
  • BASTIAN, S.T. Jr. Presenter, Spotted Vulnerable and Threatened Avifaunal Species in the Forest Watersheds of Adlay and Sipangpang, Surigao del Sur. 8th National Conference of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature (PSSN). Mariano Marcos Memorial State University, Batac, Ilocos Norte. May 5-10, 2008.

PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP: INTERNATIONAL

  • NAÑOLA, C. L. Jr. Participant, International workshop on marine biodiversity in the Indo-Malay Philippine Archipelago: sampling protocol. Bolinao Marine Laboratory, The Marine Science Institute, Bolinao, Pangasinan May 26-30, 2008
  • GAMBOA, Ruth U. Participant. Study Visit of commercial scale production of sea cucumbers. Nha Trang,Vietnam. June 20-22, 2008.
  • GAMBOA, Ruth U. Workshop on Sea Cucumber Management. Galapagos, Ecuador. Nov. 16-25, 2007

CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS: NATIONAL

  • RASCO, E.T. Jr. OYS and NAST Annual Scientific Meetings, Manila Hotel, July 2008
  • NAÑOLA, C. L. Jr. Participant, 2nd National Conference on Harmful Algal Blooms, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science, Univ. of the Phil., Diliman, Quezon City. April 30, 2008
  • GAMBOA, Ruth U. Participant. Release strategies for sea cucumber juveniles. Dagupan and Bolinao, Pangasinan. April 13-19, 2008.

PRESENTATIONS / CONFERENCES: REGIONAL

  • Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD., K.D.T. Masacupan, R.E. Ragas, M.A.T. Fusillero, J.K. Mangubat, M.T. Trazona, A. Agarano were awarded second place Best Research Paper on Information for Dissemination. Farming on Slopes: Effect of Weed Management Systems on Abundance and Diversity of Grass Weed Species in a Banana Plantation in Mindanao, Philippines. 21st SMARRDEC Regional Symposium held in the University of Southeastern Philippines Social Hall, Bo. Obrero, Davao City. August 18, 2008
  • Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD., M.A. Maquilan, C.S. Silvosa, C. Carreon, D.R.V. Delgado, M.R.S. Manseguiao M.T. Trazona, A. Agarano were awarded third place Best Research Paper on Technology for Dissemination. Propagation of the Endangered Philippine Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes truncata Macf.) 21st SMARRDEC Regional Symposium held in the University of Southeastern Philippines Social Hall, Bo. Obrero, Davao City. August 18, 2008
  • Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., PhD., M.R.S. Maseguiao were awarded second place Best Research Poster. Reproductive Biology, Pollen and Seed Longevity of Nepenthes truncata Macf. 21st SMARRDEC Regional Symposium held in the University of Southeastern Philippines Social Hall, Bo. Obrero, Davao City. August 18, 2008
  • Emma Ruth V. Bayogan, PhD., A.L.D. Apolinario, D.R.V. Delgado , M.S. Añabesa were awarded third place Best Research Poster. 1-Methycyclopropene Delays Pericarp Hardening and Improves Shelf-life of Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) Fruits. 21st SMARRDEC Regional Symposium held in the University of Southeastern Philippines Social Hall, Bo. Obrero, Davao City. August 18, 2008