Learning Bioinformatics

I stumbled upon in silico research. Due to the pandemic, access to my university’s laboratories became limited. As such, in silico research was the most feasible way to finish my degree on time. Luckily for me, it opened a whole world of skills I never knew would be helpful to the field I’ll eventually love. Here are the top three skills to familiarize yourself with, and the advantages and disadvantages of in silico research.

Coping with Depression as a Multipassionate Person

Living Battling with depression is hard enough as it is. Try being a multipassionate person who gets pulled in all directions, even when she’s hanging by a thread to stay focused. Sometimes, it feels like 24 hours isn’t enough. How can you possibly pursue your passions when even standing up from bed requires all the energy you can muster upon waking up? 

When the going gets rough

Whenever I feel like an imposter, I let myself go on paper, let the colours spill and allow the paint to take on a life of its own.

What I wish I knew before grad school

Though I prepared significantly for my degree, nothing can prepare you well enough for the challenges and uncertainties of grad school. That said, here are some of the things I learned that I wish I knew before I signed up for grad school. It would have made my journey a lot more exciting (and probably easier).

PhilFAS partners with the NCCA for World Nature Conservation Day

Met new friends from Class Aves and Mammalia today. ❤️🦜@wildbirdclubofthephilippines Please join PhilFAS on July 5 as we open our “Para sa Kalikasan” exhibit at NCCA. We are excited to share with you our art and advocacy! Please join us at the opening of the Philippine Fauna Art Society’s 7th art exhibition Para sa Kalikasan…

Don’t Let Muggles Steal Your Magic

I will never understand why people see the Arts and Sciences or the other fields as different things. I will never understand how you can separate the fields from each other, because one way or another, all the fields overlap, and don’t you think it’s more fun that way? Learning is learning. Why be choosy about it?

Part II: Of Art and Wine

Part 2 of “Of Arts and Wine: Para Sa Kalikasan” Philippine-Malaysia Botanical Art Exhibition is now open until October 23, 2021.

Mycology’s Influence in Arts

and media for the past years. Here’s a mini-timeline of Mycology’s influence in Arts and how Fungal Arts evolved over the years.