Rhodora R. Aldemita
Field of award: Botany
Year awarded: 1997
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of her significant contribution to rice genetic engineering using Agrobacterium tumefaciens as a vector for transformation.This technology will be an important instrument in the efficient development of transgenic indica rice plants.
Current Position: Senior Program Officer, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
Office Address: ISAAA International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Laguna.
Education: PhD (Botany), Purdue University, USA, 1996; MS (Agronomy – Plant Physiology), University of the Philippines Los Baños, 1988; BS (Agriculture – Plant Pathology), University of the Philippines Los Baños 1980
Curriculum Vitae: aldemita_rhodora