On February 28, 2020, VIP CORALS organized a seminar as a celebration of its 2nd Founding Anniversary. Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo gave his welcome remarks and felicitations to the participants and guests.
Dr. Jonel Corral shared his expertise on “Parasitic Relationship between Isopod and Crab in the Marine Environment,” while Dr. Miguel Azcuna shared his expertise on “Allelopathic Compounds from Sponge: Understanding the Ecological Roles and Screening for Bioactivity.”
Dr. Jayvee Saco, a Balik Scientist, also launched his lecture series on “Green Tide Blooms in the Philippines.”
Deo Macahig, President of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Society (UP MaSS), also shared some of the activities and projects of their organization.
Dr. Shirley Cabrera concluded the event through her warm closing remarks.
During the afternoon, UP MaSS held a film showing about the marine environment.
Deepest gratitude to everyone who participated and celebrated with us!