How Can Molecular Biology Help the Environment? Can Genetics Fight Global Warming? | SHE-ensya Specials

Hello Science Fans!

I’m proud to share with you a video that talks about how molecular biology can help in the battle against climate change.

It’s a short lecture I prepared for a webinar hosted by the UPLB Cell Biology organization. And here, I got to talk about DNA barcoding and how it helps in the conservation of biodiversity. I also talk about how it helps in understanding the subtle differences across species that allow us to find unique adaptations to the environment. I get to talk about how we study the response of different organisms to the environment by looking at the different molecules inside them. And I also discuss the controversy behind genetic engineering and GMOs.

If you want to see how studying the DNA and the things that happen inside cells can help the environment, then please watch this video!

Thank you so much for dropping by!

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact me, your resident Filipina scientist, in the comments section below.

And remember, when in doubt, always use your (con)science!

What is practical genetics? | SHE-ensya Lecture Series (Genetics and Molecular Biology)

Hello Science Fans!

The study of genetics can be intimidating. It also seems like something that is done in the lab but not in practical “real world” scenarios. In this video, we discuss how genetics and molecular biology principles can be used to solve real-life problems. We look at technologies used to help farmers, fishers, and doctors do their job better and more efficiently.

With this video, we would like to show you that being able to create practical technologies from Genetics and Molecular Biology is the reason why “baliw na baliw kami sa research” (we are crazy over research).

Thank you so much for dropping by!

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact me, your resident Filipina scientist, in the comments section below.

And remember, when in doubt, always use your (con)science!