Manila Central University Biology faculty paid a visit to curators of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) Museum of Natural History (MNH) and Institute of Biological Sciences (IBS) last November 29, 2022. The meeting discussed promising collaborative projects to constantly seize the privilege of providing top-notch education and excellent services for both universities.
Furthermore, the talk highlighted the MNH's involvement in rehabilitating MCU's small vertebrate collections, identifying MCU's campus heritage flora, and faculty-curator engagement in student advisorship and research projects. In addition, MCU will collaborate with IBS UPLB faculty staff to assist in implementing a quality BS Biology Program.
Moreover, MCU's Biology faculty, Dr. Zinna Rasonabe (Head, Institutional Research Office), Ms. Nieves Capili (Head, Institutional Research Review Office (IRR) and CAS Program Chair for Biology), Dr. Marilyn Malison (Biology Faculty), and Prof. Christian Zafra (Biology Faculty) were present at the event.