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Cecilia P. Reyes

Outstanding Young Scientist (1994), Entomologist

Expertise: Integrated Pest Management, Mosquito vectors, Invasive species/biosecurity, Biosystematics and ecology of mites and thrips, Insect Pest Management, Systematics of Thrips, Environmental Problems, Insect Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Zoology, Thrips Systematics

Dr. Cecilia Reyes is recognized of her outstanding contributions in Entomology, particularly on the systematics of thrips (Thysanoptera), of which she is a leading authority in the Philippines.

Affiliation

Executive Director III, National Research Council of the Philippines-DOST, Taguig City, Philippines

Consultant, Immaculate Conception Academy, RTI International

Consultant, RTI International

Association

    • American Registry of Professional Entomologists, Associate Member
    • NRCP, Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow
    • (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development-Department Of Science and Technology) Scholars Assoc. Inc. (PSAI), Member
    • Outstanding Young Scientists, Inc., Member
    • Entomological Society of America (ESA), Member
    • Assocaition of Systematic Biologists of the Philippines (ASBP), Manila, Member
    • Philippine Association of Entomologists, Member
    • SEAMO-Tropical Biology (BIOTROP), Research Scientist
    • Society for Conservation Biology, Board of Director-Asia Section
    • Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholars Association, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Division V, Member
    • BIOTROP Researchers and Scientists Union, Member

Employment

    • Emilio Aguinaldo College, Research Director, 1994
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College, Dean, Graduate School, 1993-1995
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College, Dean, College of Education, 1994
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College, Assist. Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1993
    • University of Southern Mindanao, Deputy Director of Research, 1991
    • University of Alberta, Canada, Research Assistant, 1985-1990
    • University of Alberta, Canada, Teaching Assistant, 1986
    • University of Southern Mindanao, Instructor, 1976-1982
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College, Professor IV, 1993
    • University of the Philippines Open University, Tutor (Biology), 1997
    • UPLB, Student Thesis Consultant, 1990
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Consultant on Thrips, 1990
    • Dept. of Biology, School of Science, YLFI-EAC, ManilaAguinaldo College-, Professor, 1993-2011
    • Yaman Lahi Foundation-, Professor and Research Director-
    • YLFI-EAC, Manila, Director, Extension, Linkages & NSTP, 2009-2011
    • School of Medicine, YlFI-EAC, Manila, Asso. Dean for Administration,, 2007-2009
    • Philippine Association of Private Schools, Colleges and universities, Philippines, International Education Adviser, 2007-2009
    • Humanis Group Services Philippines, Inc., Vice President, 2013 September - 2014 January

Award

    • Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Entomology), National Academy Science and Technology-Department Of Science and Technology, 1994
    • Travel Grant to Italy, TAPI-DOST, 1996
    • Travel Grant to Italy, YLFI-IAC, 1996
    • Finalist, Biology Prize, NAST-TWAS, 1994
    • Outstanding Research Award (Agriculture), DOST, 1993
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, PhilRice-DA, 1991-1992
    • Predoctoral Fellowship, Megill Foundation/Maxbell Foundation Montreal, 1983-1984
    • M.H. Beaty Bursary (McGill University), McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1984
    • Predoctoral Scholarship, University of Southern Mindanao, 1982-1985
    • Masteral Scholarship, PCARRD-DOST, 1977-1979
    • Training Fellowship, SEAMO Tropical Biology (BIOTROP), Indonesia, 1977
    • , Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1994
    • Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholarship/Researcher in Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA & Philippines, 2002-2003
    • Full Proposal Development Grant, IDRC, Canada, 2010
    • Research Grant, YLFI-EAC, 1999-2010
    • Travel Scholarship Award, Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases, Singapore, 2009
    • Service Recognition Award, YLFI-EAC, 2005
    • Research Grant, World Health Organization, Western pacific Region, 2001
    • Research Grant, Department of Science and Technology, 1998

Research

    • Identification of insect scavengers and their potential as biological agent of reclamation and management of organic household garbage. [ON-GOING]

Education

    • University of Southern Mindanao, Cotabato, Bachelor of Science in  Agriculture, 1976
    • University of the Philippines, Los, Baños, Laguna, Medical Science Entomology, 1981
    • University of Alberta, Canada, Doctor Philosophy Entomology, 1990
    • University of Florida , Gainesville, USA , Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Researcher in Entomology & Nematology, 2002-2003

Publication

    • Reyes, C.P., (1996) Three new species of Gynaikothrips Zimmermann (Thysanoptera: Tubulifera) from the Philippines
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Journal Volume 1, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., (1996) The complex of Philippine Gynaikothrips species.
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Journal Volume 1, No. 2
    • Sabado, E., Calilung, V.J., Reyes, C.P., (1996) Notes on thrips pests of anthurium
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 78, No. 3 & 4
    • Jacinto, C., (1994) Workbook in General Zoology.
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Press
    • Reyes, C.P., (1982) Population development of acarine fauna on soybean grown in a modified grassland.
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    • Reyes, C.P., (1994) Survey of the thrips fauna and their predators on irrigated, transplanted rice.
    • Philippine Entomology Volume 9, No. (3):
    • Reyes, C.P., Rillon, G.S., (1994) Occurrence and succession of thrips fauna and their predators on irrigated, transplanted rice
    • Philippine Entomology Volume 9, No. (3):
    • Reyes, C.P. Rillon, G., (1991) Diversity of thrips and their predators on irrigated, transplanted rice plant.
    • PhilRice Highlights for 1991, PRRI, Maligaya, munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Reyes, C.P., (1990) Zoogeographic analysis of thrips fauna of some continental and island countries of Asia and Australia.
    • USM College of Agricultural Research Journal Volume 1, No. (3):
    • Reyes, C.P., (1990) Thysanoptera.
    • Philippine Science Encyclopedia of Biological Sciences, NRCP-DOST
    • Reyes, C.P., (1981) Succession and species diversity of mites on soybeans
    • University of Southern Mindanao Research Journal Volume 3, No. (2):
    • Reyes, C.P., (1994) Thysanoptera (Hexapoda) of the Philippine Islands (Monograph)
    • Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore Volume 42, No. 2
    • Okajima, S.J. Reyes, C.P., (1990) Apelaunothripini (Thysanoptera. Phlaeothripidae from Sabah, Malaysia of the collection of Geneva Museum
    • Revue Suisse de Zoologie, Ann. de la Soc. Suisse de Zoo. et du Mus.d'Hist Nat. de Geneva Volume 97, No. (2):
    • Reyes, C.P., (1988) On the genera allied to Liothrips Uzel (Thysanoptera: Tubulefera) from the Philippines.
    • Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America
    • Reyes, C.P., (1988) Faunal affinities of the Philippine Thysanoptera (Abstract)
    • Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Kentucky, USA
    • Abecia, C.P., (1987) Thrips: Pest in Central Philippines.
    • Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Alberta, (Abstract)
    • Reyes, C.P. Cruz, E.I. Bautista, S.L., (2004) Philippine species of mesocyclops (Crustacea: copepoda) as biological control of Aedes Aegypti (Linnaeus)
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 26, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., (1996) The complex of Philippine Gynaikothrips species (Abstract)
    • Proceedings of the International Congress of Ento mology, Firenze, Italy
    • Reyes, C.P., Rillon, G.S., (1991) Diversity of thrips fauna on irrigated, transplanted rice plant
    • PhilRice Highlights for 1991, Philippine Rice Research Institute, Maligaya, Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Reyes, C.P., (1989) On the genera Allied to Liothrips Uzel (Thysanoptera: Tublifera) from the Philipines
    • Proceedings of the Annual M
    • Reyes, C.P., (2009) Rainfall, temperature, relative humidity and dengue cases in Metro Manila, Philippines
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 8, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., Funderburk, J.E., (2009) Population dynamics of thrips Frankliniella fusca Hinds) and its nematode parasite (Thripinema fuscum Tipping and Nguyen)
    • Philippine Agric. Modern. /Selected Paper of Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholars, Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Alumni Assn., Makati, Philippines Volume 1
    • Reyes, C.P., Bautista, S.L., Cruz, E.I., (2005) Survey of dengue vectors in Barangay 674, Estero de Tanque, Paco, Manila
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 4, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., Cruz, E.I., Bautista, S.L. , (2005) Survey of freshwater copepods (Crustacea) in selected areas of Luzon with dengue cases
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 4, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., Cruz, E.I., Bautista, S.L., (2004) Philippine species of Mesocyclops as biological control of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus)
    • World Health Organization Dengue Bulletin Volume 28
    • Reyes, C.P., Talens, A.D., (1999) Destructiveness and potential to transmit tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) by Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 3, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., (1998) Thrips vectors of plant viruses
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 2, No. 1
    • Reyes, C.P., (1997) A catalogue of Philippine Thysanoptera (Insecta) (with bibliography, 1776 -1996)
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 1, No. 2
    • Reyes, C.P., (1998) Morphological variation within populations of Macropthalmothrips quadricolor Karny.
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 2, No. 2
    • Reyes, C.P., (1997) Identification of insect scavengers and their potential as biological agent of reclamation and management of organic household garbage
    • Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin Volume 1, No. 1

Trainings

    • Training of Tutors for Distance Education, 1987, Open University, Los BaƱos UPLB
    • Diploma in Science Teaching Subject Content Tutor's Training, 1997, UPLB
    • SEAMO-Tropical Biology (Biotrop) Pesticide Ecology Training, 1977 Ap-My, Bogor, Indonesia
    • Pacific Science Congress, Pacific Science Association, 2011 Je 14-17, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Quality Mngt.. System for Personnel Mngt. Seminar, 2011 My 10-14, Boracay, Malay, Aklan
    • Proposal Devt. Workshop, IDRC-Canada, 2010 O 17-22, Siem Reap, Cambodia
    • Mosquito Systematics Training Course, 2010 Je 28-Jl 1, Smithsonian Institution, USA
    • DUKE-NUS Emerging Infectious Disease Symp.& 4th Asian Dengue Res. Network Mtng., 2009 D 8-10, Singapore
    • Public Briefing on the Philippine Climate Change Act,, 2009 N 24, UP Diliman, Quezon City
    • The Science and Social Impact of Global Climate Change : Philippine Setting, 2009 O 22-23, UP manila