VOLUME 7 NUMBER 1 (January to June 2014)

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Philipp. Sci. Lett. 2014 7 (1) 241-244
available online: June 24, 2014


National Scientist Dolores A. Ramirez: From Beating the Odds to Empowering Philippine Agriculture

Malem Flores

Research Assistant in the Philippine Mollusk Symbiont-International Cooperative
   Biodiversity at The Marine Science Institute and MS Microbiology student at the
   Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines-Diliman

She could have been an excellent physician, an expert in the medical sciences, and become a major asset to some big-shot pharmaceutical corporation because of her fascination with science. Or she could have been a remarkable literary artist because of her fondness for aesthetic words. Instead, she chose to be a specialist in plant breeding and genetics, as well as an academic and author.

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