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UP Min conducts training on natural farming technology with Obu Manuvu community

Farmers of the Obu Manuvu indigenous people mix ingredients to make natural farm inputs in the training-workshop on natural farming technology held in the UP Mindanao Land Reservation in Marilog, Davao City. Photo by Rene Estremera, UP Mindanao.
Farmers of the Obu Manuvu indigenous people availed of a training-workshop on natural farming technology systems throughout October to November 3 in Sitio Ladi-an, Marilog District, Davao City.
The 40 farmers learned to make indigenous micro-organisms, fermented plant juice and fruit juice, fish amino acid, and natural insect attractants for use as inputs to farm production.
The ingredients that were used included rice, muscovado sugar, …

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Philippine Genome Center to host Bioinformatics Lecture

Date: September 11, 2015 (Friday), 8am-5pm
Venue: Computer Lab 2, CSRC, National Science Complex, UP Diliman
Lecture Topics

Analysis of DNA Sequences: Basic Concepts and Tools
Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies and Applications
Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing Analyis Pipelines
Assembly of Genomes & Transcriptomes from NGS Data
Structural & Functional Annotation of Assembled Sequences
Genome-Wide Search for Sequence Polymorphisms
Genotype-Phenotype Association Analysis from Genomic Sequences

Training is open to researchers, scientists, and students in the field of mathematics, computer science, statistics.
TO REGISTER:  http://bioinformatics.pgc.up.edu.ph/survey/Pre-Reg.html
Deadline of registration: September 8, 2015, Tuesday. The number of participants will be limited to 40, and will be screened.
Confirmed participants will be notified on September 10, 2015

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DepEd, UP train visual artists and practitioners

The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (UP-CFA), conducted a five-day workshop for 35 DepEd visual artists and practitioners to enhance learning and teaching resources.
“We want to ensure young learners’ interest in our learning materials. We can do this by putting photographs and artwork in our textbooks,” DepEd Undersecretary for Programs and Projects Dina S. Ocampo said. Ocampo also said that DepEd aims to raise the quality of its learning materials. “Visuals are only one aspect. Ultimately, we want learning materials that do not only sustain learners’ interest to learn …

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