Research and Advanced Studies Office
College of Science
Invites you to a seminar featuring the
2012 NAST - Outstanding Young Scientists (OYS)
DR. MARCOS B. VALDEZ JR.
DR. DERRICK ETHELBERT C. YU
August 8, 2012 (Wednesday)
4:20 - 6:20 pm
Waldo Perfecto Seminar Room
The Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Award is given annually by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) to young Filipino researchers (40 years old and below) who have made significant contributions to science and technology.
Dr. Marcos Valdez, PhD is an animal geneticist. He was awarded the NAST-OYS 2012 "in recognition of his outstanding work in the establishment of several inbred lines of chickens which are currently used as general experimental animals in the fields of biomedicine, transgenic research, immunology, and population studies as well as his work in the elucidation of sex determination in Aves."
Dr. Derrick Ethelbert C. Yu, PhD is an organometallic chemist and a materials scientist. He was awarded the NAST-OYS 2012 "in recognition of his outstanding research contributions in inorganic and organometallic chemistry, specifically in the design and synthesis of partially-oxidized metallopthalocyanines with axial ligands useful in the development of non-volatile computer memory and his one-step synthesis method enabling facile reproduction of promising molecular conductors."
Posted on: 08/03/2012