Dr. Crestilyn N. Damasco (3rd from left) with two Fellow awardees…


…and with PAIR President, Dr. Genaro V. Japos (left) during the awarding ceremonies.


The paper of the Mulberry Research and Development entitled, “Hybridization and Genetic Improvement of Mulberry Varieties” authored by Dr. Crestilyn N. Damasco, with Ms. Merlita A. Dacayanan, Dr. Minerva J. Tabafunda, Dr. Lilia A. Ancheta,  Engr. Roel. D. Supsup, and Dr. Cristeta F. Gapuz, as coresearchers was published in the Asian Journal of Bodiversity, ISSN 2094-1519. This journal which is in the Science Master Journal List of Thomson Reuters (ISI) Zoological Record is an annual publication of the Liceo de Cagayan University.


Dr. Damasco presented the paper during the 2nd Asian Journal of Biodiversity Professorial Lectures” on April 27-28, 2012 at the Liceo de Cagayan University, Cagayan de Oro City. She was given the distinction of Asian Best Oral Research Presenter and awarded the Diamond Award-First Place. The paper was also awarded Gold (3rd Place) as Outstanding Asian Biodiversity Publication under Genetics Category.


The paper was also presented earlier in Asian Conference for Academic Journals and Higher Education Research  held at  Pryce Plaza Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City and  won Silver Asian Award for Oral Research Presentation.