List of Presentations (APAMS 2017)

Parallel Session 1A: Health
Chairperson: Dr. Lourdes Cruz, University of the Philippines Diliman

High-Throughput Antibacterial and Antiproliferative Screening of Philippine Marine Sponges
Viviene S. Santiago, Zabrina Bernice Malto, Patrick Alegre, Shalice Susana and Lilibeth Salvador-Reyes

Kurt Renz F. Fonte, Carmelita P. Mapanao and Chester C. Deocaris

Oscar B. Torres, Mangalal Rao, Kristina K. Peachman, Zoltan Beck, Nelson L. Michael, Kenner C. Rice, Arthur E. Jacobson, Carl R. Alving and Gary R. Matyas

Kimberly B. Benjamin, Rohani B. Cena, Dawn S. de Loreto and Junel Carla O. Magbuhat

Parallel Session 2A: Agriculture
Chairperson: Dr. Joel Cuello, The University of Arizona

When Farming Goes Vertical: Advances in the Global Controlled Environment Vertical Farming Industry
Joel L. Cuello

Jeffrey P. Tamayo and Aldwin M. Anterola

Aldwin M. Anterola and Laxmi Sagwan-Barkdoll

Angelica L. Suarez, April G. Tirador, Jonel P. Saludes, and Doralyn S. Dalisay

Parallel Session 1B: Energy R&D in the Philippines
Chairpersons: Dr. Alvin B. Culaba, De La Salle University Manila
                          Dr. Ernesto Terrado, EU - ASEP Key Expert

The EU-Supported Access to Sustainable Energy Programme (ASEP): Bringing clean sustainable energy to off-grid households in the Philippines
Ernesto Terrado

Metabolic Engineering of E. coli for Production of Short Chain Fatty Acids as Precursors of Biofuel
Emil C. Lat and Aldwin M. Anterola

Bioethanol Production at MMSU pilot scale facility
Shirley Agrupis

Cost Benefit Analysis of Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Philippine Scenario
Manuel Biona

Parallel Session 2B: Environment Research
Chairperson: Dr. Raymond Tan, De La Salle University

Eizadora T. Yu, Dessa Camille R. Batoctoy, Rafael Junnar Dumalan and Marie Antoinette Junio-Menez

Ivan Henderson V. Gue, Aristotle T. Ubando and Alvin B. Culaba

Parallel Session 1C: ICT and AI
Chairperson: Dr. Elmer Dadios, De La Salle University

Brain-on-a-chip: Efficient platform for understanding neurotical circuit function
Vincent Daria

Assessing the Survivability of Disrupted Integrated Bioenergy Systems using Dynamic Inoperability Input-Output Modeling
Michael Francis D. Benjamin, Luis F. Razon and Raymond R. Tan

Human Activity Recognition Using LVQ Neural Network in Smart Homes
Ramtin Aminpour and Elmer Dadios

Implementation of MATLAB Edge Detection for pattern-definite targets using Fuzzy Logic
Ryann Alimuin, Argel Bandala and Elmer Dadios

Parallel Session 2C: Entrepreneurship in Advanced Technologies
Chairpersons: Dr. Carlito Lebrilla, University of California at Davis
                          Dr. Luis Sison, University of the Philippines - Technology Transfer and Business Development Office

Highly Efficient and Specific Dengue detection kit for the Philippines
Raul Destura

Evelyn Taboada

Commercialization of Smart Surface, A Technology that converts any surface to be interactive like an Ipad
Nestor Tiglao

Translating Basic Science into Companies: $30M Probiotics for Infants Venture and a Cancer detection start-up company
Carlito Lebrilla

PCARI Projects
Chairperson: Dr. William Padolina, CHED PCARI Executiv Director

High Throughput Screening of Philippine Terrestrial and Marine Organisms for Antimalarial Properties and Identification of Novel Drug Targets
Christine Hernandez and Joseph DeRisi

Accessible Detection of Dengue Using Bio MEMS and MIP Material
Florian del Mundo and Luke Lee

Metagenomic Contributions to Type 2 Diabetes Among Filipino Populations
Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz and Mark Seielstad

The Village Base Station
Cedric Angelo Festin and Eric Brewer

Cost-effective Manufacturing Using Printing Fabrication Technologies for Energy Generation, Conditioning and Monitoring Devices
Erwin Enriquez and Vivek Subramanian

Cloud-based Intelligent Total Analysis System Using Geospatial Wireless Sensors and Mobile Microscopy
Maria Regina Estuar and Daniel Fletcher

USAID Stride Funded Projects
Chairperson: Dr. Larry Ilag, Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Stride

Microencapsulated mango polyphenol powder by spray drying
Evelyn B. Taboada

Agapita J. Salces

Aristotle T. Ubando

Automation of coco-sugar production
Elmer P. Dadios

Rex Ferdinand Traifalgar

Lota Creencia

Future S&T Programs and Activities
Chairperson: Dr. Al Serafica, President, PAASE

Training the Future "Trainers": Leveraging DOST's ERDT Visiting Researcher Programs
Joost Santos

Examples of Academe-Government-Industry Collaboration and Innovation Hubs
Luis Sison

The role of data science and advanced analytics in industry, academia, and government collaborations
Erika Fille Legara

PITCorp: ROTC for Scientists to become entrepreneurial and key member of a Start-Up Team
Al Serafica

Space Technology
Chairpersons: Dr. Josefino Comiso, NASA
                          Dr. Romar Sese

Romar Sese

Understanding the Universe
Reina Reyes

Understanding the Earth Climate System
Gay Jane Perez

Mark Boise

Advanced Space Technology And Applications
Josefino C. Comiso
Poster Presentations

Al Rey C. Villagracia, John Isaac G. Enriquez, Melanie Y. David, Nelson B. Arboleda Jr., Ong Hui Lin, Aristotle T. Ubando, Alvin B. Culaba and Joel Cuello

Andres Philip Mayol, Alvin B. Culaba, Joel Cuello and Aristotle T. Ubando

Self-Organizing Map Neural Network Clustering for Human Activity Recognition with Accelerometer Signal
Ramtin Aminpour and Elmer Dadios

Jeremy Jay B. Magdaong, Aristotle T. Ubando and Alvin B. Culaba

Marielle Joy V. Pojas, Albebson L. Lim, Jortan O. Tun, Jose Miguel Robes, Noel M. Lacerna, Arthur Conrad Diosana, Marvin A. Altamia and Gisela P. Concepcion

Jose Miguel Robes, Noel Lacerna II, Jortan Tun, Albebson Lim, Marielle Pojas, Arthur Diosana, Jessa Mae Laude, Marvin Altamia, Lilibeth Salvador-Reyes and Gisela Concepcion

Isolation, Purification and Structure Elucidation of Bioactive Compound from Mollusk-associated Symbionts
Arthur Conrad Diosana IV, Jortan O. Tun, Jose Miguel Robes, Noel M. Lacerna, Albebson L. Lim, Marielle Joy V. Pojas and Gisela P. Concepcion