John Donnie A. Ramos

John Donnie A. Ramos

Field of award: Molecular Biology/Immunology

Year awarded: 2005

Division: Biological Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of his significant contributions to the field of molecular immunology particularly the molecular cloning, expression and characterization of house dust mite allergens, one of the most common causes of allergic diseases worldwide.  He is credited to be the first to have determined the full-length cDNA sequence of a paramyosin-homolog Blo t 11 allergen from the house dust mite Blomia tropicalis.  Furthermore, he has generated monoclonal antibodies against house dust mite allergens for allergen detection, diagnosis and isolation and purification of native allergens.

Current Position: Dean

Office Address: College Of Science, University Of Santo Tomas, España, Manila

Education: PhD (Molecular Biology), National University of Singapore 2004; MS (Biological Sciences), University of the Philippines 1996; BS (Biology), Philippine Normal University 1992