Dr. Kent Carpenter’s Lecture-Forum

Committed to protect our marine ecosystems, the Batangas State University has partnered with the United States Embassy to host Dr. Kent Carpenter, a Professor in Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia for a lecture-forum on November 20, 9:30 …

ARMS Training

Dr. Miguel Azcuna and Ms. Jovy Ann Valera participated in the Training on Retrieval and Processing of Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS) for Reef Cryptobiodiversity and Ocean Acidification last October 5 to 7, 2019 in Seas Spring Resort, Mainit, Mabini, …

Saknungan sa VIP 2019

Last September 20, 2019, De La Salle University, in partnership with Batangas State University, VIP CORALS, Oscar M. Lopez Center, California Academy of Sciences, SEA Institute – VIP, Pusod, Inc., Smithsonian Institution, and Old Dominion University, organized Saknungan sa VIP …

EcoCamp by the Sea for Teachers

SEA Institute – Verde Island Passage and VIP CORALS organized the first-ever EcoCamp by the Sea for Teachers held at Cerca Parola Beach Resort, Lobo, Batangas last July 11-12, 2019. The participants were the Grade School and High School teachers of …

Dr. Jayvee A. Saco receives the Best Paper Award

On March 16, 2019, the Japanese Society of Phycology awarded Dr. Jayvee A. Saco the Best Paper Award for his study “Chloroplast position and photosynthetic characteristics in two monostromatic species, Monostroma angicava and Protomonostroma undulatum (Ulvophyceae), having a shared ecological

Kick-Off the Year with VIP CORALS

On the 18th of January 2019, VIP CORALS launched a kick-off event for its 1st anniversary on February 14, 2019. The kick-off event was a seminar about “Biological Activity and Marine Biodiversity.”

Dr. Armin Coronado of Polytechnic University …

VIP CORALS Research Assistants

Our center’s team keeps getting bigger! VIP CORALS proudly welcomes and presents our first batch of On-The-Job Trainees 2019. These students are in their last semester of their final year for BS Biology, BatStateU. During their internship, the students …