BIO_SEVILLA

UREAH THEA A. SEVILLA, Ph.D
Ph.D in Biochemistry, University of the Philippines Manila
M.S. in Chemistry, Mapúa University
B.S. Biochemistry, University of Santo Tomas

Phone: 247-5000 local 3301

Email: utasevilla@mapua.edu.ph

 

Honors and Awards:

  • ​2014-2015 Outstanding Faculty Member, School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry (Mapua Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Alumni Association, MITCCAA), November 2015, New World Manila Bay Hotel, Manila, Philippines.

  • 3rd Place Poster Presenter (Life Sciences) “Swelling studies of Uncross and Cross-linked Polyvinyl Alcohol/ Kappa-Carrageenan Nanostructure Hydrogels”, Microsphil 9th Scientific Conference and General Assembly, May 2010, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Laguna.

  • 2007-2008 Outstanding Faculty Member, School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry (Mapua Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Alumni Association, MITCCAA), November 2008, Manila Hotel, Manila, Philippines.

  • 2007 Best Thesis/Research Award – Adviser, Thermomechanical Characterization of Polystyrene-cross-Polymethylmethacrylate-cross-Iota-Carrageenan Networks, School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Mapua Institute of Technology, Intramuros, Manila.

  • 2002-2003 Outstanding CHE-CHM Junior Faculty Member, School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry (Mapua Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Alumni Association, MITCCAA), November 2003, Wack Wack Golf and Country Club, Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Research Interest
  • Natural Products
  • Biomaterials
  • Biopolymers
  • Bioinstrumentation
Publications
  • Antiproliferative Activity of Dioscorea divaricata against Colon Cancer Cells, Poster Presenter, 24th IUBMB Congress & 15th FAOBMB Congress, June 4-8, 2018, COEX, Seoul, South Korea.

  • Evaluation of Antioxidant Activity and Phytochemicals of Some Baguio-Produced Vegetables, Poster Presenter, 40th Annual PSBMB Convention, December 2013, Henry Sy Bldg., DLSU Manila.

  • Phenetic Analysis of Six Common Legumes in the Philippines: RFLP Profile and Urease Activity, Poster Presenter, 38th Annual PSBMB Convention, December 2011, TARC, University of Santo Tomas.

  • Swelling studies of Uncross and Cross-linked Polyvinyl Alcohol/ Kappa-Carrageenan Nanostructure Hydrogels, Oral Presenter, Microsphil 9th Scientific Conference and General Assembly, May 2010, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Laguna

  • Development and Characterization of Polyvinyl Alcohol and Kappa-Carrageenan Blend Films, Oral Presenter and Proceedings on the 2005 National Conference on Research in Higher Education, Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

  • Morphological Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol and Kappa-Carrageenan Blend Films, Poster Presentation at Microsphil, 2004 Scientific Conference and 5th Annual Assembly, Ateneo de Manila University.