Meet the new heads of Pahinungod, BAO, UHO

UPLB offices handling public service, business affairs, and housing facilities have new heads. Espaldon is the new Ugnayan ng Pahinungod director Jose Limbay Lahi O. Espaldon, University Extension Specialist, is the new director of Ugnayan ng Pahinungod effective 10 November 2020. He succeeds Glenn S. Lubugin who served for six...

CJCJ speaks on future-proofing UPLB to association of managers

Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr. (CJCJ) gave a talk on what future-proofing UPLB is to the Management Association of the Philippines Agribusiness and Countryside Development Foundation (MAP-ABCD).  MAP-ABCD is composed of active and retired entrepreneurs, professional managers, former government technocrats up to the rank of cabinet secretary, and academicians who...

IPB marks 45th year online

Despite the restrictions on movement and gathering of people in the time of COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB) still found a way to commemorate its anniversary safely. Thanks to digital technology. Using the web conferencing application Zoom, IPB marked its 45th year on June 5, with Agriculture...

UPLB to use real-time RT-PCR test in its upcoming COVID-19 testing lab

The public clamor for mass testing in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed into the spotlight laboratory jargons that have now entered public consciousness. One of these is real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction test or real-time RT-PCR (rRT-PCR) test, which the Department of Health (DOH) calls the “gold...