Jose M. Oclarit

Jose M. Oclarit

Field of award: Applied Biochemistry

Year awarded: 1996

Division: Chemical Sciences


In recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of Applied Biochemistry, this web particularly, discount his discoveries of two novel compounds, namely: (1) Clathrynamide A, an anticancer agent against human myeloid cells and (2) 7, 7-bis (3-indolyl)-p-cresol, a novel antibiotic against Gram-positive bacteria.

Education: PhD (Applied Biochemistry) Hiroshima University 1994; MS (Biology) University of the Philippines 1987; BS (Marine Biology) Mindanao State University 1979