Let’s go to the USA for the BIOTA 2018 Convention!

Convention Theme: Translational and Transnational Research in Biology Education

April 5 to 7, 2018
University of San Agustin
5000 Gen. Luna St., Iloilo City


For invitations please email:

Dr. Benilda “Beng” Narcelles, 

With its commitment to excellence in biology teaching, research, and community service, BIOTA Philippines, Inc. invites all interested stakeholders to this annual gathering of biology educators, researchers, practitioners, and enthusiasts.

There will be simultaneous sessions during the convention. You may choose from the following sub-themes when you submit your abstract:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovative Biological Technologies
  • Action Research in Biological Sciences
  • Innovative Pedagogy in Biology Education
  • Biodiversity, Bioprospecting and the Environment
  • Climate Change
  • Gender Awareness
Deadline for abstract submission is February 28, 2018 (Wednesday)
For abstract submission please go to http://biotaph.org/biota2018
Download BIOTA 2018 Flyer for printing and sharing.

The University of San Agustin, referred to as San Agustin, San Ag, or USA is a private Catholic university in Iloilo City, Philippines. It was established in 1904 as a preparatory school for boys by the oldest religious Roman Catholic order, the Order of Saint Augustine. It was incorporated in 1917 and became Colegio de San Agustin de Iloilo. San Agustin attained university status in March 1953, thus becoming the first university in Western Visayas. The USA is the first and only Augustinian university in the Asia-Pacific region.

University of San Agustin offers programs for Basic Education up to post graduate studies in the areas of Law, Business, Education, Computer Studies, Arts and Sciences, Performing Arts, Music, Engineering, Medical Technology, Nursing and Pharmacy. In 2013, the university celebrated its 60th year as an institution of higher learning. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_San_Agustin)