Cancer detection tech explored at UPLB seminar

The key to detecting the early signs of cancer may just be on the surface of our cells. This is according to Dr. Carlito B. Lebrilla, a professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, (UC Davis), in his talk on analyzing changes in glycans, the sugar structures...

OSA-CTD names psycho-social activities winners

The Counseling and Testing Division of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA-CTD) concluded its psychosocial program for freshmen, by holding a culminating activity and the annual search for Lakan and Lakambini, at the DL Umali Hall on Oct. 29. The culminating activity recognized the winners of contests held from August to October...

Scientist calls for collaboration in handling ‘big data’

An astrophysicist-turned-data scientist has one suggestion to make sense of today’s increasingly accumulating data – collaboration. Dr. Reinabelle Reyes, lecturer at UP Diliman and the Ateneo de Manila University, encouraged experts from different disciplines to work together and pursue data science. Dr. Reyes made this call at the forum “Data science: an...

Agroforestry congress to highlight sustainable development

The Institute of Agroforestry (UPLB-IAF), Benguet State University (BSU), and the Philippine Agroforestry Education and Research Network (PAFERN) are holding the 7 th National Agroforestry Congress in BSU, La Trinidad, Benguet on Nov. 14-16. With the theme “Promoting Agroforestry for Sustainable Development,” the congress is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development...

UPLB scores 88% in chemist board exam

Thirty-one out of 35 examinees from UPLB passed the October 2018 Chemist Licensure Examination, earning for the University a passing rate of 88.57%. The national passing rate is 45.05%, with 496 passers out of 1,101 takers in the country. Leading UPLB’s new licensed chemists is fifth placer Melvin A. Castrosanto,...

Invitation to Bid for an Offsite ATM space for Lease at UPLB

UPLB is inviting interested banks to bid for a space for installation of an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Student Union Building. Please download the attached files below for more details. Important Reminders: Interested bidders should not have any liability from the University. For further inquiries please email at bao.uplb@up.edu.ph,...