UPLBFI Executive Director Casiano S. Abrigo, Jr. and NRCP Executive Director Carina G. Lao sign the MOA that spurs NRCP – UPLBFI collaborative research program. Witnesses to this event include: SEATED: Ms. Renia C. Corocoto, Chief, NRCP R&D Management Division (RDMD) and Dr. Billy P. Divina, Program Leader/UPLB College of Veterinary Medicine (UPLB CVM). STANDING (L - R): Ms. Ma. Lourdes Sarah Casas, UPLBFI; Mr. Jesse M. Nicavera, NRCP RDMD; Mr. George Robert E. Valencia III, NRCP Research Information and Dissemination Division; Ms. Beverly Mae N. de la Cruz, NRCP RDMD; Dr. Claro M. Santiago, Chair, NRCP Biological Sciences; Ms. Teofila O. Zulaybar, UPLB National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (UPLB NIMBB); Dr. Mildred A. Padilla, Chair, NRCP Veterinary Medicine; Ms. Irene A. Papa, UPLB NIMBB, Drs. Jovencio Hubert A. Abalos and Helen A. Molina of the UPLB CVM.
MIDDLE FILM STRIP: NRCP President/Member-at-Large DR. FILEMON A. URIARTE, JR.; NRCP Vice-President/Chair, Medical Sciences, DR. ISIDRO C. SIA; LEFT FILM STRIP: NRCP Corporate Secretary/Chair, Chemical Sciences, DR. CHRISTINA A. BINAG; NRCP Asst. Corporate Secretary/Chair, Earth and Space Sciences, DR. DECIBEL FAUSTINO-ESLAVA. RIGHT FILM STRIP: NRCP Treasurer/Chair, Engineering and Industrial Research, DR. ROGELIO A. PANLASIGUI; NRCP Asst. Treasurer, DR. MILDRED B. OLIVEROS; TOP FILM STRIP (L - R): DR. EPIFANIA V. TABADDA -- Chair, Governmental, Educational, and International Policies; DR. POLLY W. SY -- Chair, Mathematical Sciences; DR. AMELIA P. GUEVARA – DOST Representative; DR. RAFAEL D. GUERRERO III – NRCP Member-at-Large; DR. CLARO M. SANTIAGO – Chair, Biological Sciences. BOTTOM FILM STRIP (L - R): DR. ORVILLE L. BONDOC – Chair, Agriculture and Forestry; DR. LESLIE E. BAUZON – Chair, Social Sciences; DR. ARNEL A. SALVADOR – Chair, Physics; DR. ADELAIDA F. LUCERO – Chair, Humanities; DR. MILDRED A. PADILLA – Chair, Veterinary Medicine.
National Research Council of the Philippines President Dr. Filemon A. Uriarte, Jr. addresses participants during the “Retreat and Workshop on Comprehensive Program for Innovation and National Competitiveness” at the Whiterock Resort in Subic, Zambales, held from 25 to 27th of March 2015. (Photo by George Robert E. Valencia III, S&T Media Service, DOST-NRCP)