Scientist Profile

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Jose Santos R. Carandang

Expertise: Freshwater Ecology , Environment Management

Affiliation

Professor, Dept. of Biology, De La Salle University (DLSU), Taft Ave., Manila

Text Book Evaluator, Department of Education, Culture and Sports

Faculty Member, Open University, University of the Philippines

Accredited Environmental Impact Assesment Evaluator, Department of Environment And Natural Resources (DENR)

Association

    • Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc., Member
    • Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA) 105th Squadron, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • Physiology Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Biology Teacher's Association of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines, Writer, Faculty-in-Change Tutor , 1997-2001
    • Commission on Higher Education, Member , Technical Panel for Science and Mathematics, 2000-2007
    • Comission on Higher Education, Member, Technical Subpanel for Biology, 1997-2007
    • Department of Science and Technology , Project Proposal Evaluator , 1998
    • Tropical Hut Food Market , Management Consultant and Program Designer, 1997 My-1998 D
    • Department of Biology, DLSU Manila , Chairman , 1985 My-1988 My
    • Marine Biological Station , Director , 1994 My-1995 D
    • Environmental Research Center, DLSU , Director , 1994 F-1996 My
    • , Radiation Health and Safety Officer , 1997-present

Award

    • Annual Training Exchange, Hawaii, Guam and RP State Partnership Program, 2004 Jl 11-16
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD Research Fellow) , University of Wuerzburg., 2001 Ap- My
    • Katolischer Akademischer Auslaenderdienst (KAAD Research Fellow) , University of Wuerzburg, 1995 Jl- S
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD Doctoral Scholar) , Dr. rer. nat. University of Wuerzburg. , 1989 Ap - 1992 S
    • UNESCO-BIOTROP (Scholar), Training Course in Environmental Act Assessment, Bogor, Indonesia , 1984

Research

    • The biology and ecology of the janitor fish collected from Laguna de Bay and vicinity [Completed]
    • Analysis of the heavy metal pollution of Calumpang River [Completed]
    • Heavy metal contamination of incinerator slag [Completed]
    • Some effects of induced anaerobic conditions of starvation to the still unidentified acid-tolerant filamentous fungi, which lives with Dunaliella acidophila in our culture [Completed]
    • Water quality analysis of Laguna de Bay (Laguna Lake), A potential source of raw water for domestic use (Part 1) [Completed]
    • Water quality analysis of Laguna de Bay (Laguna Lake), A potential source of raw water for domestic use (Part II) [Completed]
    • Vitamin uptake by the unicellular green alga, Dunaliella acidophila [Completed]
    • Cation uptake by the unicellular green alga, Dunaliella acidophila [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Encouraging Research Ethics in the Knowledge-Based Society, International Research Conference on Recreating Research Culture and Leadership in the Academe in a Knowledge-Based Society
    • Environmental Sustainability Practices in Selected Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines , 7th Proceedings of Osaka University-De La Salle Unversity Academic Research Workshops
    • The State of Biology Education in the Philippines, De La Salle University, Manila
    • Heavy Metal Contamination of Commercially Important Fish and Shrimp Species Collected , Calumpang River, Batangas City
    • Conducted Public Hearing on the CHED Programs and Standards for BS Environmental Science , UP Alumni Center
    • The Heavy Metal Contamination of the Green Mussel, Perna viridis (Linne, 1758) Collected from Manila Bay at Barangay Sineguelasan, Bacoor Cavite , Sky Lounge of the Export Bank Bldg., Makati City
    • , 22nd National Conference and Scientific Meeting of the Environmental Education Network of the Philippines, Inc.Imperial Palace Suite, Quezon City
    • Waste Management at DLSU-Manila, DLSU-Manila Student Council and Council of Student Organizations World Clean-up Day Activities, Ariston Estrada Seminar Room, DLSU-Manila
    • Environmental Sustainability Practices at DLSU-Manila, DLSU-COS Research Forum STRC-412, DLSU-Manila
    • The Integration of Environmental Education Concepts Non-Science Subjects , University of Santo Tomas, Manila
    • Water Quality and Aquatic Resource Management , Fort del Pilar, Baguio City
    • The Role of Environmental Science in our Society , Philippine Military Academy Seminar on Biodiversity, Fort del Pilar, Baguio City
    • Human Population Growth, The Root Cause of our Environmental Problems , Asia Pacific Conference on Population and Environmental Education, Cagayan de Oro City
    • Human Population, Trends and Consequences, Biota Annual Convention, CEU, Manila
    • Seminar Series on Campus Waste Management for DLSU-Manila Staff Administrators , De La Salle University, Manila
    • Seminar Series on Campus Waste Management for DLSU-Manila Ground Personnel , DLSU
    • Is Rapid Human Population Growth, The Root Cause of our Environmental Problems , De La Salle University-Dasmarinas Environment Week, DLSU, Dasmarinas, Cavite
    • Campus Waste Management Program for DLSU-Dasmarinas , DLSU
    • Environmental Sustainability Practices in Selected Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines, Osaka University-De La Salle University Academic Research Workshops

Education

    • University of Wuerzburg , Ph.D. in Natural Science (Plant Stress Physiology and Animal Ecology) , 1992
    • De La Salle University, Manila, M.S. in Biology /Radiation Biology , 1984
    • National Defense College of the Philippines, Master Science in National Security Administration/Water Security, 2007
    • Adamson University, Manila, B.S. Biology, 1978

Publication

    • Carandang, J., Gimmier, H., Hahn, T. Greiser, A., (2001) Characterization of an acid tolerant filamentous fungus (Deuteromycetes) coexisting with the extreme acid resistant green alga Dunaliella acidophila at pH 10
    • Acta Manilana Volume 49
    • Woitke M, Carandang J, Boots A, Resiberg E, and Gimmler H. , (2002) Physiological performance of shrubs and trees on alkaline soil substrates contaminated with heavy metals
    • Journal Applied Botany-Angewandte Botanik Volume 76
    • Chavez, J.M., de la Paz, R., Manohar, S.K., Pagulayan, R.C., Carandang, J.R. VI,, (2006) New Philippine Record of South American Sailfin Catfishes (Pisces : Loricariidae)
    • Zootaxa 1109
    • Gonzales, F., Carandang, J.S.R. VI. , (2006) Heavy metal contamination of commercial important fish and shrimp species from Calumpang River at Batangas City
    • Kalinangan Research Journal Volume 11
    • De la Rosa, P., Fabian, A.J., Go, E., Carandang, J.S.R. VI., (2006) The heavy metal content of the green-lipped mussel, Perna viridis Linn. Collected from Bacoor, Cavite
    • Acta Manilana Volume 63
    • Carandang, J.S.R. VI, Pagulayan, R., (1999) Modules in Advanced Ecology
    • DOST Distance Education for Science and Mathematics (Area: Ecology),UPOU-OASIS, 2nd Edition, Diliman, Q.C.
    • Gimmler, H., de Jesus, J., Carandang, J.S. , (1999) Light and shadows at the DLSU : Not a problem at all for the quantum yield of photosystem II (Y) of plants growing on the Campus, but how to determine Y experimentally?
    • Manila Journal of Science Volume 2 , No. 11
    • Carandang, S.R. VI, Fornillos, J.M.P., Dimaliwat, N.C.F., Oroceo, R.D., (1998) Physico-chemical and phycological investigation of the La Mesa reservoir
    • The Philippine Journal of Science Volume 127, No. 1
    • Gimmler, H., Carandang, J.S.R. VI , (1998) Do vitamins play a vital role in commensalistic relationships between microorganisms coexisting in extremely acid habitats?
    • Acta Manilana Volume 46
    • Carandang, JSR VI, Gimmler, H., (1998) Vitamin uptake by the green Alga, Dunaliella acidophila
    • Manila Journal of Science Volume 1, No. 1
    • Carandang, J.S.R. VI, Pagulayan, R., (1997) Modules in Advanced Ecology. DOST Distance Education for Science and Mathematics (Area: Ecology).
    • UPOU-OASIS. 1st Edition, Diliman. Quezon City
    • Carandang, J.S.R. VI, (1995) K+ homeostasis in Dunaliella acidophila
    • AGHAM Volume 19
    • Carandang, J.S., Pick. U., Sekler, I., Gimmler, H., (1992) K+ fluxes and K+ content of Dunaliella acidophila alga with positive membrane potential
    • Journal of Plant Physiology Volume 43, No. 252
    • Hirsch, R., Carandang, J., Treffny, B., Gimmler, H. , (1992) Cl- fluxes and Cl- content of Dunaliella acidophila, an alga with positive membrane potential
    • Journal of Experimental Botany Volume 43, No. 252

Trainings

    • Workshop on Laboratory Methods and Safety for Poveda Science Teachers, 2000 Mr 17, DLSU-Manila
    • Hawaii, Guam and RP State Partnership Program Annual Training Exchange, 2004 Jl 11-16, Guam
    • PCG-PCGA Marine Environmental Protection Course, Coast Guard Base Farola, Manila
    • Environmental Conflict Management, 1998, Development Academy of the Philippines
    • Foundation Courses on Environmental Management Development Academy of the Philippines, 1992, De La Salle University, Manila
    • Training Seminar on Environmental Impact Analysis, 1984, UNESCO-BIOTROP, Indonesia
    • Seminar Series on Campus Waste Management for DLSU-Manila Student Organizations, 1999 Jl 16, DLSU
    • Seminar Series on Campus Waste Management for DLSU-Manila Student Organizations, 1999 Jl 16, DLSU, Manila