Science dean elected VP of nat’l biology teachers’ association


THE DEAN of the College of Science has been elected vice president of the Biology Teachers Association (Biota) of the Philippines, Inc.

John Donnie Ramos, who was elected to the post during the Biota annual convention last April 6 to 8, will serve as vice president from May 2017 to April 2019.

Ramos obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology from the Philippine Normal University in 1992, and his master’s degree in biological sciences from UST in 1996.

He earned his doctorate degree from the National University of Singapore in 2004.

Ramos is a board member of the Philippine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He was a member of the Commission on Higher Education’s Technical Committee for Biology and Molecular Biology from 2015 to 2016.

In 2010, he received the World Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Science and Technology Prize for Young Scientists in the Philippines.

Biota is a nonprofit organization formed in 1965.


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