Edilberto D. Redoña
Field of award: Genetics
Year awarded: 1998
Division: Biological Sciences
In recognition of his pioneering and vital scientific and technical contributions to the development of hybrid rice in the Philippines, the development of conventional rice genotypes for direct seeded culture, and the application of molecular markers in rice varietal improvement. His research activities have high social significance, and are contributing greatly to our quest for food security through rice self-sufficiency.
Current Position: Senior Scientist II (Plant Breeding); Global Coordinator, International Network for Genetic Evaluation of Rice (INGER)
Office Address: International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Laguna 4031
Education: PhD (Genetics) University of California Davis 1995; MS (Genetics) University of California Davis1993; MS (Agronomy/Plant Breeding) University of the Philippines Los Baños 1984; BS (Agriculture) Silliman University 1979