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GeneSoc celebrates its 35th founding anniversary

By: Sean Lemuel L. Santos (Hybrizyme) 

LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA– With the theme “Timeless”, The UPLB Genetics Society (GeneSoc) recently celebrated its 35th Anniversary and Alumni Homecoming (35th AHOC) at the Winner Events Place, Sta. Rosa, Laguna on December 15, 2018.
The 35th anniversary was hosted by Juan Miguel Balatibat (Hybrizyme), the 35th AHOC Co-Head, and Ma. Angelica Robles (Cybrid), the current Outreach Committee Head of GeneSoc. The event was formally opened by James Raphael Medrano (Rap), the 35th AHOC Head.
The most-awaited part of the event was the Paramount Achievement Awards where several GeneSoc members (Genes) were recognized for their exemplary performance and significant contributions in their respective fields. The awardees were Dr. Peter S. Guzman (Charter) for Academe and Research, Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio (Recombinants) for Industry, Dr. Teri Marie P. Laude (Autosomes) for Medicine, and Dr. Sylvia Briones De Guzman (F1) for Social Welfare.
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