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Biosafety Expert (EXP)

published: 26 Nov 2008 last updated: 02 Jan 2014
General Information
Profile of the expert
The nominee holds the B. Sc. and M.Sc. in Agriculture major in Plant Pathology. She has been with the government service since 1976 as researcher in corn diseases, forest diseases, mangrove ecosystem and technology transfer of Environment and Natural Resources. She has given special order as alternate representative of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (NCBP) since1992 up to present date. Since then, she was involved in the biosafety assessment of proposals submitted to the NCBP for contained experiment of GMOs and also for the limited field trial  of the first GM crop in the country, the Bt corn. Throughout those years, she has participated locally and internationally in several trainings on biosafety and risk assessment. Likewise, she was involved in the development of Guidelines on Planned Release of GMOs and PHES as well as the Biosafety Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment of GMOs. 
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- Person: Ms. Veronica Sinohin | BCH-CON-PH-254385-4
Person:
Ms. Veronica Sinohin
Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau
Los Banos, Laguna
4031, Philippines
Phone: (6349) 536-2229, {6349} 536-2269, (6349 536-3481), (6349) 536-2509 local 226,
Fax: (6349) 536 2850,
Website:
1953
  • Filipino
Details of current employment
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
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Government agency (National/Federal)
Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau
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1983-04-03-01
Government agency (National/Federal)
1.) Evaluates and implements projects on Coastal Ecosystem 2.) Implements projects on forest protection 3.) Implements project on Techno transfer of Environment and Natural Resources
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Employment history
  • Philippines
Institute of Plant Breeding-University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna (IPB-UPLB)
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Department of Plant Pathology
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Government agency (National/Federal)
Conducts research on Breeding for Corn Diseases
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Post-secondary education A. Formal education
First Degree
B.Sc. Agriculture – Plant Pathology
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University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB)
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1970-06-14-01
1976-04-22-01
Second Degree (e.g. M.Sc. in Microbiology)
M. Sc. in Plant Pathology
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UPLB
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1980-04-20-01
1983-04-21-01
Areas of expertise
  • Biosafety systems development and implementation expertise
  • Mycology
  • Pathology
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Risk-assessment advice
  • Biosafety legislation and regulation
  • Risk assessment and risk management
Publications
  • National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines. 1998.      Guidelines on Planned Release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Potentially Harmful Exotic Species. NCBP Series No. 3. Department of Science and Technology. 45 p.
Professional memberships
  • National Reasearch Council of the Philippines-Biological Division
  • Mycological Society of the Philippines
  • Official Alternate Representative of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines - look at the possible impacts of GMOs to biodiversity and other ennvironmental concerns
Language proficiency
  • Tagalog (Tagalog)
Language Level
English excellent
Tagalog excellent
Any other relevant information
Nomination Type
Roster of Experts Open-ended Online Expert Forum on RA&RM
Birth Place
Philippines
Other Publications

Sinohin, V.O., M.V. Pacho and P.Q. Vihn. 1988.  Chlorophyll Content of Immature Culms of Bambusa, Dendrocalamus and Schizostachyum Species of Bamboo. Sylvatrop Philipp. For. Res. J. 13(1&2): pp.1-7.
Dayan, M.P. and V.O. Sinohin. 1989. Diagnosing Forest Tree Diseases (Fungal). Research Information Series on Ecosystems (RISE) 1(1): 29 p. College, Laguna.
Eusebio, M.A., V.O. Sinohin and M.P. Dayan. 1989. The Gall Rust Disease of Albizia falcataria. Research Information Series on Ecosystems (RISE) Special Issue. 13 p. College, Laguna.
Sinohin, V.O. 1990. Phenological Observation of Seven Philippine Bamboo Species. In:  Proceedings 2nd National Bamboo R&D Symposium. ERDB, College, Laguna. pp. 1-11.
Relevant Awards

Outstanding Women Scientist and Manager in Agriculture and Environment, PCARRD
Gawad Pagkilala para sa Natatanging Propesyunal Ng Kababaihang Lingkod Bayan sa Laguna
Most Outstanding Researcher of ERDB
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