UP@110: Celebration of the U.P. Founding Anniversary

June 18, 2018
Office of the Chancellor


Join us in celebrating the UP SYSTEM's 110th Founding Anniversary on 18 June 2018.



At UP MANILA, the Keynote Speaker for this year is Dr. Raul V. Destura. He is the director of the recently created National Training Center for Biosafety and Biosecurity (NTCBB), the 11th component institute of the UP Manila-National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Destura is also the lead inventor of the Biotek-M™Dengue aqua, a commercialized, cheaper, and locally-developed dengue diagnostic kit. The Biotek-M Dengue Aqua Kit is one of two Philippine inventions which won a gold medal in the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (Geneva Inventions) in Switzerland held from 11-14 April 2018.


*Pampagbabago – Filipino translation of “Transformative” (Sentro ng WIkang Filipino-Manila)