Severino S. Capitan
Field of award: Animal Physiology/Nutrition
Year awarded: 1993
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of his outstanding achievements in artificial insemination (AI) programs contributing significantly to the genetic improvement and population increase of carabaos in the country. As a reproductive physiologist, he worked on the development of the estrus synchronization (ES) technique and the technology of clitoral stimulation (CS), both instrumental in the massive upgrading programs of the Philippine carabaos.
Current Position: Professor
Office Address: Animal and Dairy Sciences Cluster, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna
Education: PhD (Animal Physiology) Punjab Agricultural University 1986; MS (Animal Breeding) University of the Philippines 1981; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1975