Welcome to the 49th BIOTA Annual National Convention

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the University of Baguio, to attend the 49th BIOTA Annual National Convention and Scientific Sessions on April 3-5, 2014 with the theme “Innovations in Biology Education in the New Curriculum”.

To be held in cooperation with the University of Baguio, the Department of Education, and the Commission on Higher Education, this annual convention will focus on sharing teaching practices and experiences in employing innovations in biology education to strengthen curricular reforms.  Major activities include plenary sessions, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, hands-on activities, poster exhibits/discussions, educational field trip, and commercial exhibits. The activities are designed to:

  • Enable sharing of research findings, teaching practices, and experiences in the implementation of  innovations in biology education to support curriculum reforms in different educational levels.
  • Stress the responsibility of biology teachers and researchers in promoting interest, understanding, and appreciation of the biological sciences; and
  • Provide a venue for presentation of current researches, projects, and experiences on continuing professional development to enhance the capabilities of biology teachers, and help achieve excellence in Biology education and research in the country.

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

Check-out the announcement and call for papers for the 49th BIOTA Annual Convention at http://biotaph.org/biota2014

NOTE: On-line submission of abstracts is now open at http://biotaph.org/biota2014.

For Inquiries and Assistance:

Dr. Glorina P. Orozco
Secretary, BIOTA-Philippines, Inc.
c/o Far Eastern University, Morayta, Manila
Tel No.: (02) 735-5621 loc. 227
Mobile: 0917-631-3270
E-mail: orozcogp@ yahoo.com

Ms. Maria Elena D. Pinlac (for invitation requests)
Asst. Secretary, BIOTA-Philippines, Inc.
c/o Philippine Science High School- Main Campus
Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City
Telefax: (02) 924-0661
E-mail: medpinlac@ pshs.edu.ph

Ms. Erlina de Peralta
Board Member,
BIOTA Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Chapter
University of Baguio Science High
Gen. Luna Road, Baguio City, Benguet
Email: erlina_dp@ yahoo.com

Dr. Benilda Z. Narcelles
Board Member, BIOTA-Philippines, Inc.
c/o University of Baguio
Gen. Luna Road, Baguio City, Benguet
Mobile: 09228595058
E-mail: bznar79@ yahoo.com