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Biology

Overview

Bachelor of Science in Biology is a four-year degree program that provides students the opportunity to interpret biological phenomena through scientific inquiry, so that students may be trained to make systematic and profound decisions. This degree program offered by the Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc. emphasizes on preparing students for a life as future medical doctors. Courses are streamlined towards the application in medical biology and are taught by highly competent instructors.

The only Higher Education Institution in the region that currently has its own College of Medicine, students enrolled at Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc. will be given priority slots to enter our reputable and sought-after Medicine Program.

Cement your life and career as future medical doctors with us. Our College of Biology is waiting for you.

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Admission Process

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Download application form or send us an email at biology@email.dmsf.edu.ph

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Fill-up application form, scan, and send back together with other requirements

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Applicant will be contacted via Messenger or email for interview and clarification

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Notice of Acceptance (NOA) will be sent through email. A link for the enrollment process will be sent together with NOA

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You are now accepted! Please proceed to the enrollment process.

For inquiries

(082)297-3653 / (+63)9954623652

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Biology Applicants:

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BS Biology application form with your 2x2 white background picture w/ your name below.

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Form 138/TOR

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PSA/NSO Birth Certificate

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Certificate of Good Moral Character

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Senior High Diploma or Certificate of Graduation

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Certificate of Honorable Dismissal (for transferees)

New Students

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Filled-up application form

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Form 138 or its equivalent

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PSA/NSO Birth Certificate

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Certificate of Good Moral Character

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Diploma from Senior High or Certificate of Graduation

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2x2 or Passport-sized picture

Transfer Students

In addition to the requirements above:

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Transcript of Records (substiture for Report Card)

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Certificate of Honorable Dismissal

NOTICE: Entrance examination is no longer needed for admission.
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All documents must be clear, scanned copies of the orignal

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This document may be processed through school to school transfer. Depends on the applicant's previous school

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Faculty

Dean, College of Biology

MR. John Paul Banzon, RN, MHPEd, MSc.

Subjects handled:
• Biological Molecules
• Microbiology
• Evolution Biology
• Ethics

• BS Biology Major in Ecology – University of the Philippines in Mindanao

• Masters in Health Professions Education

• Masters in Biology

Research interest – Birds and urban Biodiversity, ecological impact assessments, Biosafety and Biosecurity

Instructor/Student Guidance & Discipline

MS. Glio Florgiley Arabejo, LPT

Subjects handled:
• General Botany
• General Zoology
• Genetics
• Adviser for 1st year

• BS Biology Major in Ecology – University of the Philippines in Mindanao

• Masters in Biology – AdDU

Research interest – Plants and plant pathology

Instructor

MS. JOANNE JERENICE J. AÑONUEVO, MSc.

Subjects handled:
• Genetics, Biological Statistics

• BS Biology major in Cell Biology – UP Mindanao

• MS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology minor in Genetics – UP Los Baños

Research interest – Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics

Instructor

MR. ERWIN JOSE B. JURILLA, RMT

Subjects handled:
• Immunology Laboratory

• BS in Medical Technology – San Pedro College

• Masters in Health Profession Education – Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc.

Research interest:

• Students behavior towards Academic fraud
• Online class VS Traditional class
• Innovations in the delivery of learning
• Hindrances/Challenges in the acquisition of knowledge

Instructor

MR. Benito Anthony Pingoy

Subjects handled:
• Science, Technology and Society
• Math, Science and Technology
• Medical Entomology Laboratory
• Adviser for 1st year

• BS Biology Major in Ecology – Holy Cross College of Calinan

• Masters in Biology – AdDU

Research interest – Birds and urban Biodiversity, ecological impact assessments

Assistant Professor 3/Research and Publication

MS. Maria Catherine B. Otero, MSPH

Subjects handled:
• Cell Biology
• Thesis
• Medical Microbiology
• Adviser for 4th year

• BS Biology major in Cell Biology – University of the Philippines in Mindanao

• Masters of Science in Public Health (Medical Microbiology) – University of the Philippines in Manila

• PhD in Health Science by Research – University of the Philippines in Manila

Research interest – Microbiology, molecular, COVID19, Rabies, Public Health

Instructor/Biology Course Coordinator

MR. Michael Dann Superio, Msc

Subjects handled:
• Systematics
• Biology Physics
• General Ecology

BS Biology major in General Biology – USEP

• Masters in Biology – USEP

Research interest – Biodiversity and ecological impact assessments

Instructor/Promotions & Student Recruitment

MS. GINALYN CUENCA-OCAY, MSMB

Subjects handled:
• General Physiology
• Medical Microbiology

• BS Biology Major in Ecology – University of the Philippines in Mindanao

• Masters in Marine Biodiversity – DNSC

Research interest – Marine biology and Biodiversity, ecological impact assessments

Instructor/Quality Assurance & Faculty Development

MS. Marian Dara Tagoon, Msc

Subjects handled:
• Developmental Biology
• Medical Entomology

• BS Biology Major in Ecology – University of the Philippines in Mindanao

• Masters in Biology – USEP

Research interest – Frogs, Biodiversity, and ecological impact assessments

Medical Doctor

MR. Enrico Ian Deliso, MD

Subjects handled:
• Human Anatomy and Physiology
• Human Genetics

• BS Biology – AdDU

• Doctor of Medicine – Xavier University

Research interest – Health care

Medical Doctor

MR. Francis Ian Salaver, MD

Subjects handled:
• Medical Histology
• Immunology

• BS MedTech – SPC

• Doctor of Medicine – DMSF

Research interest – Health care

Instructor

MS. LEAH JANE T. OFIMA

Subjects handled:
• Analytical Chemistry
• Organic Chemistry

• BS Chemistry – Central Mindanao University

•  MS Chemistry – Ateneo de Davao University

Research Interest: Natural Products, Drug development

College Secretary

MS. Kharen Liray

The College of Biology faculty members from 1st year to 4th year.