Research Staff

 

JAYVEE A. SACO, Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology- Kochi University

Master of Science in Marine Science (Biology)- The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman

Specialization:  Ecophysiology, Culture, Cell Biology & Taxonomy of Seaweeds

 

 

 

 

MIGUEL AZCUNA, Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Science (Marine biotechnology)- The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman 

Specialization: Sponges, Marine Natural Products, Marine Microorganisms

 

 

 

 

NAJEEN ARABELLE M. RULA, M.Sc.

Master of Science in Marine Science (Biology)- The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman

Specialization: Seaweed Farming and Culture Technologies

 

 

 

 

 

JOVY ANN P. VALERA, M.Sc.

Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology- University of the Philippines Los Baños

Specialization: Marine Molecular Ecology, Marine Invertebrate (sea cucumbers)

 

 

 

   JONEL M. CORRAL, Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Ecology – Kochi University, Japan

Master of Science in Zoology – University of the Philippines Los Banos

Specialization: Marine Symbiotic Biology, Fish Stock Assessment, Fisheries Management

 

 

 

ROMEL U. BRIONES, Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry-  University of the Philippines Los Baños

Master of Science in Forestry- De La Salle Araneta University

Specialization: Watershed Management, Hydrologic Modeling, GIS, Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

MANILYN V. CASA, B.Sc.

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Beach Forest Biodiversity, Marine Ecology, Large Marine Vertebrates

 

 

 

 

ENRIQUO MARTIN C. VELASQUEZ, M.Sc. 

 Master of Science in Wildlife Studies minor in Natural Resources Conservation – University of the Philippines Los Baños

 Specialization: Herpetology, Biological Systematics, DNA Barcoding &   Geometric Morphometrics

 

 

 

ALECS L. PERSIA, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Seaweed, Taxonomy, Botany

 

 

 

 

 

KHAY ANN J. RAMOS, B.Sc. 

Bachelor  of Science in Agriculture – University of the Philippines Los Baños

Research interest – Seagrass Biodiversity, Seagrass-associated Macrofauna, Extension and Communication

 

 

 

 

JADE SYMON A. BINAY, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Phytoplankton, Microbial Co-culture, Marine Natural Products.

 

 

 

 

JOHN MATTHEW H. ARCEGA, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Marine molecular biology, Microbial Cultivation.

 

 

 

 

LUIGI P. VILLALOBOS, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Lichenology, Phycology, Marine Zoology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATHRINA JOY D. De AUSTRIA, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Ornithology, Phycology, Marine Zoology

 

 

 

 

GLEN BRIAN I. AGUILA, B.Sc. 

Bachelor of Science in Biology – Batangas State University Main Campus I

Research interests – Marine and terrestrial Ecology, Plant and Phycological Physiology, Taxonomy and Systematics Biology, Biophysics and Quantum Biology.

 

 

 

 

ON STUDY LEAVE

 

EMILIA ANDREA SABBAN, B. Sc.

Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology –  University of the Philippines Diliman

Research interests – Marine Molecular Biology, Environmental DNA

 

 

 

ON STUDY LEAVE

 
JOSHUA VACARIZAS, M. Sc
                                                                            
Master of Science in Marine Science (Biology) – MSI, University of the Philippines Diliman

Specialization: Marine Microalgae, Harmful Algal Blooms, Coral Reef Monitoring