The Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas – Southern Tagalog, Inc., a professional organization of chemists and chemistry-related courses, in coordination with the UPLB Institute of Chemistry, organized a seminar on the 5th and 26th of February 2018 held at the Physical Science Lecture Hall A. The event was attended by various researchers from other units and universities as well by some students and faculty of the institute. On the first seminar Dr. Jennifer P. Tamayo, a graduate of UPLB, gave a talk on the background and overview of the Global Chemists Code of Ethics. Dr. Tamayo is currently working as a Senior Science Research Specialist in Forest Products Research and Development Institute.

      Also, the KKP-ST, Inc. conducted an Oath Taking Ceremony of its new Officers and Board Members by Dr. Adoracion P. Resurreccion as the inducting officer.


     The speakers of the second seminar with the title “Laboratory Efficiency and Effectiveness and the Role of Material Sourcing” were Ms. Nida Autor, a consultant of the Analytical and Sample Prep Machines Enterprise, Inc. and Mr. Akesh Agarwal, the Director of Sisco Research Laboratories. The speakers introduced their laboratory products which include General Laboratory Chemicals & Solvents, Bioreagents, Biochemicals & Specialty Fine Chemicals, Nanotechnology Products, Dehydrated Culture Media and DNA and Protein Tools which were manufactured in India.

 Awarding of plaque of appreciation to Mr. Akesh Agarwal together with Dr. Katherine Ann Castillo-Israel & Dr. Mary Ann O. Torio Photo taken by Loryjane R. dela Cruz