Dolores A. Ramirez
Dr. Ramirez is recognized for her researches in biochemical genetics and cytogenetics. She has been working on the genetic systems controlling the makapuno endosperm of coconut; the genetics of chemical resistance factors against Cercospora leaf spot; and the cytogenetics of the hybrids of rice with related wild species.
Dr. Ramirez was holder of the SEARCA Professorial Chair for Genetics (1974-76) , and recipient of the Gregorio Y. Zara award in basic research (1976), Rizal Pro patria award for outstanding achievement in science (biochemical genetics0 (1981), and UP Professorial achievement award in agriculture (1985).
She was a graduate of University of the Philippines , B.S.A., 1956. M Sc. (Cytogenetics) , University of Minnesota, 1958. Ph. D. (Biochemical Genetics) Purdue University, 1963. Born September 20 1931.
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Faustino T. Orillo
Dr. Oriloo’s researches in plant pathology helped pave the way to minimizing losses suffered by crop producers attributable to plant diseases. Noteworthy of his scientific publications are on coffee rust, blight affecting kenaf and leaf spot of maize caused by Helminthosporium maydis.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to Philippine agriculture. Dr. Orilllo received the Distinguished Alumnus award given by the UP College of Agriculture in 1974. He is also a member of several professional and learned societies namely: Botanical Society of America, Mycological Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Phytopahtological Society.
He has a B.S.A. (Plant Pathology), University of the Philippines 1944, M.A. (Mycology) Harvard University 1948, Ph.D. (Mycology0 Harvard university 1950. Born February 16, 1921.
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Dr. Belardo spend five decades f her life studying the chemistry of natural products and essential oils from Philippine plants. She has extracted 33 new Philippine essential oils and studied their chemical and physical properties. results of her work found application in the creation of new flavors and in herbal medication.
Her consistent work on phytochemical research brought her honors and 32 awards among which are: The Lunsford-Richardson Award in Pharmacy, USA, 1956; Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Outstanding Pharmacist 1963; Federacion International de Abogadas Award 1979; Waseda University Plaque of Recognition, Japan, 1981; Professional Regulation Commission Award in Pharmacy, 1983; National Research Council of the Philippines Award in Phytochemistry, 1984; Distinguished Leadership Award in Chemistry, USA, 1985; El Consejo Cultural Mundial Award Mexico, 1988.
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As researcher , Dr. Mijares conducted studies concerning multi-variate theory and analysis which were published in “The Annals of Mathematical Statistics”, an international journal.
As Deputy Director-General of the National Economics Development Authority (NEDA) and Executive Director of the National Census and Statistics Office (NCSO) for a number of years, Dr. Mijares had the responsibility of overseeing the overall development and direction of the statistical system in the country.
For his achievement in statistics, Dr.Mijares was elected to membership in international statistical groups such as the Statistical Institute of Asia and the Pacific, International Statistical Institute, and the Institute for Vital Registration and Statistics.
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