Not even the two day class suspension due to transport strike could stop the Department of BIology, CAS in celebrating its annual Bioweek originally scheduled from Oct 15-19, 2017. Today, the event opened with the traditional Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by Prof Elena Ragragio, Chair, Department of Biology and Dean Leonardo R. Estacio Jr. at the CAS Lobby. The 3-day activities will include poster exhibit and seminars. Former DENR Sec. Gina Lopez will be one of the guest speakers. The Bioweek aims to promote and raise awareness for the protection and preservation of the natural environment.
UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita D. Padilla recently met with faculty members of CAS to discuss the status of research projects, research collaboration, funding sources, possible use of laboratory rooms of the new NIH building for research and other research related matters. Vice Chancellor for Research and NIH Executive Director Eva Maria Cutiongco - De la Paz spoke on the subject of Minimizing Bureaucracy to Maximize Research Efficiency.