UP Manila Biochemistry Students Win 2016 PACSIKLaban

PACSIKLaban is an Annual Intercollegiate Chemistry Competition organized by the Philippine Association of Chemistry Students, Incorporated, (PACS Inc.). This year, participating schools included UST, PUP, De la Salle University, Adamson University, PLM and Ateneo De Manila, among others. Adamson University hosted this year’s event held last February 21, 2016 at the Adamson University campus in Manila.

Results of the competition were:

  • 1st place - University of the Philippines Manila
  • 2nd place - University of the Philipppines Los Baños
  • 3rd place - Ateneo de Manila University

UP Manila Team members included; Ranie Brillantes (Captain), Justin Malubay, Angel Sinad, Marione Rodriquez, Randon Jay Castro, Marco Genuino and Renzxymon Dela Cruz. Coaches for the UP team were Dmitri Cardova, Aaron Balana, Edward Hilvano, Gabriel Neri and Marvin Pelovello.

The Philippine Association of Chemistry Students, Incorporated, (PACS Inc.) was founded in 1964 and has over 900 members. It is a national student organization whose membership includes students from different universities and schools across the country. The organization aims to promote the advancement and application of science, particularly chemistry to all Filipino students through its various projects and activities. It also aims to be responsible to the scientific needs of the nation.

Congratulations to all team members and coaches.
(DINA A. ESTANISLAO)

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