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College of Science Student Bags the 2017 BPI-DOST Best Project of the Year Award

BPI Science awards 2017

Sheena S. Gumatay, a fourth year Biology student of the College of Science, bags the Best Project of the Year Award in the 2017 B

PI-DOST Science Awards. Ms. Gumatay was also awarded the Best in Basic Research Award for her research entitled Comparative analysis of in vivo- and in vitro-produced dsRNA in silencing efficacy in Penaeus vannamei challenged with WSSV, under the advisorship of Assoc. Prof. Mary Beth B. Maningas, Ph.D. 

Both awards were also won by a Chemistry student of the College of Science last year. The awarding ceremony was held in April 4, 2017 at the Mind Museum, BGC in Taguig City.


The BPI-DOST Science Awards was created in 1989 “to encourage more promising young scientists to pursue scientific research”. This year’s theme is “Building Resilient Cities for Sustainable Development”.

BPI DOST award 2017

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