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DOST joins the 10th National Biotechnology Week celebration

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrates the 10th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) on 24-29 November 2014.

The NBW celebration is annually celebrated by the DOST together with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to promote safe and responsible use of modern biotechnology and its products as one of the several means to achieve and sustain food security, equitable access to health services, sustainable and safe environment.

With the theme, “Edukasyon sa Bioteknolohiya: Pagyamanin para sa Kinabukasan Natin,” the DOST participates in the event by holding activities aimed at educating college and high school students on the use of biotechnology in drug discovery and nutrition, agriculture, environment protection, and industry.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Magdalena Manaig at 837-7534 or visit http://www.science.ph/