The UNO-R Medical Technology Department joined the INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE organized by PASMETH (Phil. Association of Schools of Medical Technology and Public Health) and PHISMETS (Phil. Society of Medical Technology Students) in collaboration with the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Medical Technology last November 19, 2021, via Zoom. Four research entries were submitted and all were accepted, 2 of which for oral presentation, and the remaining 2 were accepted for a poster presentation. The students were accompanied by their advisers and Research Professors (Jude Xerxes Herbolario, RMT, and Anamae Lachica, RMT).


Emerging as winners and qualifiers are:

Champion: Experimental Oral Presentation

Title: Neutrophil Serine Protease Inhibition and Reactive Oxygen Species Scavenging Activity of Commercial Green Teas at Different Brewing Temperatures

Researchers: Millennie Rose F. Casue, Kiara Andene T. Estimo, Roan Deen L. Peromingan,

and Ma. Glynevie Mae B. Sernal

Adviser: Dr. Anna Lorraine L. Bantugay, RMT, MPM, DipIBLM


First Place: Experimental Oral Presentation

Title: Carbon Dots Synthesized from Dried Mahogany Leaves, Enhance In Vitro Antibiotic Activity of Ciprofloxacin

Researchers: Erika Mae M. Albay, Kathleya Faith H. Cobing, and Mary Clarice D. Dajay

Adviser: Ellen Rose L. Nillos, RMT

QUALIFIERS: Poster Presentation

Title: Detection of Parasitic Helminths in Leafy Vegetables from Public Market

Researchers: Jhenny S. Alvarez, Erika Jane de los Reyes, Teresa D. Olpinda, and Hanna Earl A. Robit.

Adviser: Edsyl Jannine Jarencio, RMT, RChT


Title: Fecal Coliform Contamination of Deep Wells used for Drinking Water in Barangay Dancalan,

Ilog, Negros Occidental

Researchers: Chester Chyle G. Cuachon, Julienne T. Cuello, Alethea Lyn C. Pampora, Aldrich Ericson

  1. Tan, and Christian B. Villar.

Adviser: Tracy Sharine T. Conclara, RMT, MSMT (CAR)

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