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UST College of Science dean is chair of Taal volcano research council

Dean Rey Donne Papa of the UST College of Science has been elected as chairperson of the research council of the Protected Area Management...

Thomasian doctor discovers genetic cause of blindness in Filipinos

A THOMASIAN doctor has discovered the cause of blindness due to inherited glaucoma among Filipinos. Dr. Edward Ryan Collantes, a Harvard-based ophthalmologist and researcher, identified...

Biochem students bag best poster award in int’l science congress

THOMASIANS won the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education Best Poster Award for their study on gout treatment during the 16th Federation of Asian and...

What is the Omicron variant?

THE PHILIPPINES has detected its first cases of the Omicron variant amid declining Covid-19 cases. The Omicron variant, or B.1.1.529, was found in the samples...

PH urged to boost Covid-19 genome sequencing vs new Omicron variant

THE PHILIPPINES must strengthen its genome sequencing efforts to stay ahead of the emergence of Covid-19 variants, such as Omicron, the DNA sequencing program...

UST researcher cited for shrimp immune system study

A RESEARCHER from the UST Department of Biological Sciences has won a research award for her studies on shrimp immune systems from the National...

Testing, contact tracing still ‘weakest links’ in PH pandemic response: ex-gov’t adviser

MASS TESTING and contact tracing are the government’s “weakest links” in its response to managing the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, said former Covid-19...

UST researchers lead trials for cheaper, faster Covid-19 test kits

RESEARCHERS from UST have been tapped to validate a newly developed Covid-19 test kit that would cut down costs and turnaround time for results. The...

UST scientist bags Germany grant for antibiotic study

A RESEARCHER from the College of Science has been awarded the new Digital Cooperation Fellowship grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany...

BioSci chair named VP of marine biology org

THE CHAIR of the UST Department of Biological Sciences has been elected as the vice president of the Federation of Institutions for Marine and...

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