Capiznon wins in U.S. science tilt
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A novice researcher may only be as good as her/his adviser-mentor. If so, SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department should stand prouder when one of its research advises- Melvyn Carko Barroa- won the top spot in the 10th Intel Philippines National Science Fair 2007 in Tagaytay City, and subsequently, a Fourth Grand Award in the 58th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, from May 13 to 19. Melvyn, 16 years old, graduated from Capiz National High School in Roxas City early this year. He Bested 107 other entrants in the nationwide science fair and 7,000 entries in the U.S. fair. One of his research adviser-mentors is SEAFDEC's Fish Health Section Head Dr. Gilda Lio-Po.
Capiznon wins in U.S. science tilt. (2007, June 5). Visayan Daily Headlines, p. 2.
Research; Scientific personnel; Mucus; Fish; Microbiology; Research institutions; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Capiz National High School; University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD); University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI); Barroa, Melvyn Carlo; Lio-Po, Gilda; Argayosa, Anacleto