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Positive signs for malaria vaccine based on GM parasite

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Activities, Archive, News | 0 comments

              By Lou Del Bello October 4, 2013 Wellcome Library, London Speed read Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects at low doses Their technique uses precise gene deletions to render the parasite harmless But more work is needed to prevent infection at higher doses A malaria vaccine based on genetically modified parasites is worth developing further, according to the first study to test the new approach in humans. Six volunteers were exposed...

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Protected: Pan-Asia Farmers Exchange Program 2013 Media Gallery

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Archive | 0 comments

              Pan-Asia Farmers Exchange Program 2013 Media Gallery   25 February – 1 March 2013 Manila Hotel, Philippines                                                         Download links  below for the country presentations during the Pan-Asia Farmers Exchange Program 2013. Brief for Taiwan Genetically Modified...

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Renewable Biofuels from Microalgae

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Activities, Archive, News | 0 comments

Renewable Biofuels from Microalgae

              by Danilo P. Manayaga1, Ch.E President and CEO, Secura International Corp.   Introduction From 1978 to 1996, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fuels Development funded a program to develop renewable transportation fuels from algae. The main focus of the program, known as the Aquatic Species Program (or ASP)2 was the production of biodiesel from high lipid – content algae grown in ponds, utilizing waste CO2 from coal fired...

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PCAARRD GC approves protein enrichment of copra meal

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Activities, Archive, News | 0 comments

              The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Governing Council (PCAARRD GC) approved a project that promises to decrease the fiber content of copra meal and improve its crude protein content up to 42 percent.   Titled “Protein enhancement of copra meal as feed for swine and poultry”, the three-year project will make use of the solid state fermentation technology utilizing specific fungus in...

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BCP in Review: 2002 – 2012

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 in Activities, Archive | 0 comments

BCP in Review: 2002 – 2012

              BCP IN REVIEW: 2002-2012   2002 – In the Beginning…   BCP is initially launched in 2001 as Biotechnology Conference of the Philippines, where the original logos are also based. (right)             The first BCP General Assembly is held in 12 April 2002, led by BCP founding President Dr. Benigno Peczon and Vice President Rhodora Aldemita (far left), and graced by BCP Adviser Prof. Solita Monsod and...

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BCP Convention Presentations

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Archive, BCP Convention | 0 comments

BCP Convention Presentations

            INFLUENCE OF YEAST STRAINS IN THE PRODUCTION OF QUALITY TROPICAL FRUIT WINES [Dr. Priscilla Sanchez] HOME COMPOSTING AND ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING [Dr. Virginia Cuevas] CHEESE-MAKING WITH FUNGAL RENNET [Dr. Susana Mercado] HOME-MADE SOYMILK FROM BIOTECH SOYBEAN [Ms. Amy Laurena] BT COTTON FOR INCREASED PRODUCTION [Cotton Development Administration] DEVELOPING LONG SHELF LIFE PAPAYA WITH RINGSPOT VIRUS RESISTANCE [Dr. Evelyn Mae Mendoza] CROP...

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