Portia G. Lapitan
Field of award: Forest Biology
Year awarded: 1992
Division: Biological Sciences
Health Sciences Division In recognition of her pioneering works on the biology of forest tree seeds which have identified the causes of the poor quality seeds used in reforestation as well as methods by which these can be overcome.
Current Position: Professor 7
Office Address: Forest Biological Sciences Department, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Education: PhD (Tree Physiology/Forest Genetics), Seoul National University 2004; MS (Forestry/Forest Biological Sciences) University of the Philippines Los Baños 1983; BS (Forestry/Forest Biological Sciences) University of the Philippines Los Baños 1976