Courtesy visit of the Chancellor and other executive officers and lecture at University of the Philippines Mindanao
On November 28, 2023, Prof Kozo Watanabe visited the University of the Philippines Mindanao (UP Mindanao) to pay a courtesy call on Prof. Lyre Anni E. Murao (Chancellor), Prof. May Anne Mata (Director, Office of Research), Prof. Cleto L. Nañola, Jr. (Dean, College of Science and Mathematics), Dr Junaldo A. Mantiquilla, Chair of Department of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies. Prof Watanabe also toured the research facilities at the university. In the Philippine Genome Center Mindanao of UP Mindanao, he made a focus group discussion with members of two projects: Mindanao Center for Diseases Watch and Analytics (DiWA) and Patient Centered Clinical Decision Support System on Endemic Diseases Applying Artificial Intelligence Technology and Operations Research (PASYENTE). Prof. Watanabe also delivered a lecture “Eco-epidemiological studies of Dengue mosquito in the Philippines: Modeling and Genetic Approaches” to students and faculty staffs at Lemito Hall, University Library.
This visit was arranged by a faculty staff of UP Mindanao, Mr. Von Carlo Dela Torre who will join MECOH lab as a doctoral student. Thank you very much.