Mudjekeewis D. Santos

Mudjekeewis D. Santos

Field of award: Applied Marine Biosciences

Year awarded: 2011

Division: Biological Sciences


In acknowledgment of his outstanding work in utilizing molecular biology and biotechnology for food security and conservation in fisheries to increase aquaculture productivity and for proper management of capture fisheries for its sustainable use to enhance the opportunities for fisherfolk livelihood and the fisheries industry in contributing to sustainable development and poverty alleviation; for his important studies and reviews in the understanding of blood formation in humans and other vertebrates which established the true identity of the well studied chicken Myelomonocytic Growth Factor (cMGF); and for his important work on the protocol for the polyclonal anti-recombinant IgM antibody, information pills the physically largest antibody in the human circulatory system, which is useful and cost-effective with tremendous promise for future development of other cell surface markers badly needed in studying blood cells in fish.

Current Position: Scientist II

Office Address: National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, 101 Mother Ignacia St., Quezon City 1103

Education: PhD (Applied Marine Biosciences) Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan 2008; MS (Aquatic Biosciences) Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan 2005; BS (Biology) University of the Philippines Baguio 1992

Curriculum Vitae: Santos_Mudjekeewis