College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS)

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES VISAYAS
COLLEGE OF FISHERIES AND OCEAN SCIENCES

Research Stories

UPV-CFOS, SBIS&TC-China hold undergrad research symposium

The University of the Philippines Visayas – College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (UPV-CFOS) Seaweed Research Group, in collaboration with the Seaweed Base for International Science and Technology Cooperation (SBIS&TC)-China, organized an Undergraduate Research Symposium last June 7, 2023, at the Umali Hall Conference Room, UPV, Miagao, Iloilo. The Undergraduate Research Symposium aimed to showcase …

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Protein Hydrolysates from Marine Fisheries Species by Asst. Prof. Lhumen Tejano and Dr. Jose Peralta

The researchers of the project believe that sick people (or those with the impaired immune system) should have their body functions focus most of their energy in addressing and repairing what is wrong with the body. Given the opportunity, the human body could heal and repair itself. In line with this thought, the body should …

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Mussel Biotechnology Program – Project 1 “Development and characterization of bioactive protein and lipid products from mussels” by Dr. Sharon N. Nuñal

Mussel Biotechnology Program, funded by Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD), is composed of two projects Project 1 “Development and characterization of bioactive protein and lipid products from mussels” under Dr. Sharon N. Nuñal (UP Visayas-Miagao) and Project 2 “Extraction and Utilization of Mussel …

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USAID STRIDE WARP – Launching of Tuna “Tapa” (Tuna Jerky) Products: Taking on the Challenge Towards Spin-off Startup Enterprise Amidst the Pandemic by Ms. Rose T. Mueda

This research project is an offshoot of the previous USAID Grant awarded to the University of the Philippines Visayas in 2015-2017 that has developed tuna-based jerky products using natural preservatives and flavoring from plant-based extracts which were in collaboration with the private sectors, the Herbanext Laboratories, Inc. and Thelmie’s Dried Fish.     Iloilo and …

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Oyster Powder by Ms. Ernestina Peralta

Oysters are one of the delicious and nutritious seafood extensively cultured in the Philippines but are considered as a low value food commodity. To increase its market potential, oyster powder was created to provide a natural, nutrient-rich flavor enhancing ingredient for condiments and/or seasonings such as sauces and bouillon. Condiments and seasonings are part of …

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