Scientist Profile

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Macario A. Palo

Expertise: Microbiology

Affiliation

Director, Food and Nutrition Research Council, Bicutan, Taguig, Metro Manila

Ritired Research Director, Biological research Center, National institute of Science and Technology

Association

    • National Comittee on Marine Sciences, Member
    • Refuse Disposal for the City of Manila, Mayor's Advisory Committee
    • NIST Committee on Scientific Publications, Chairman
    • Phil. Journal of Science, Contributing Editor
    • Phil. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, Former Member, Borad of Directors, Former Vice President for Biological Sciences
    • Phycological Society of the Philippines, -
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, -
    • American Society for Microbiology, -

Employment

    • Div. of Batangas, School teacher, 1914 - 1915
    • College of Agr., Univ. of the Philippines, Asst. instructor, 1924 - 1929
    • bureau of science, Jr. Mycologist, 1929 - 1933
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Asst. Plant Pathology, 1933 - 1939
    • Division of Soll Survey, Asst. Soil Biologist, 1939 - 1941
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Plant Pathologist, 1942 - 1944
    • National Musuem, Asst. Scientist, 1945, 1949 - 1947, 1950
    • National Coconut Corporation, Industrial research Micrologist, 1947 - 1949
    • Institute of Science, Technologist, 1950 - 1952
    • Institute of Science, Chief of Division, 1952 - 1958
    • National Institute of science and Technology, Asst. Research Director, 1958 - 1961
    • National Institute of science and Technology, Research Director, 1961 - 1963

Award

    • Felloowship in Marine Bacteriology in the United states, UNESCO, 1960-1961
    • Centennial Medal of Honor as "Outstanding Son of Lemery", Lemery Centennial, 1962 D 26-30
    • Diploma of Honor in Bronze Plaque for Service to the Nation as Plant Pathologist and Microbiologist, Lemery Cantennial, 1962 D 26-30

Education

    • University of The Philippines, B. Agr., 1926

Publication

    • Serrano F.B., Palo, M.A., (1932) Control of the blossom-blight of the mango
    • Manila, Bureau of Printing Volume 1:
    • Serrano F.B., Palo, M.A., (1933) Blossom-blight of mangoes in the Philippines
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 50:, No. 3
    • Serrano F.B., Palo, M.A., (1933) Blossom-blight of mangoes in the Philippines
    • Review of Applied Mycology Volume 12:
    • Palo, M.A., Fajardo, T.G., (1934) Two destrutive leaf diseases of celery in the Phil.
    • Phil. Journal of Agriculture Volume 5:
    • Palo, M.A., Adeva, L.V., Maceda, L.M., (1960 Mr) A study in Ang-kak (Chinese red rice) and its prodution
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 89:, No. 1
    • Palo, M.A., (1960 Je) Studies on some important factors involved in the mold process of making soy sauce
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 89:, No. 2
    • Hipolito, D., Palo, M.A., Qiunsumbing V.B., (1961 Je) Comparative study of six local and one foreign strains of yeast in the production of ethyl alcohol from blackstrap molasses
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 90:, No. 2
    • Fajardo, T.G., Palo, M.A., (1934) A serious leaf-spot of Chinese celery cabbage Wongbok and other cruciferous plants in Trinidad Valley, Mountain Province
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 5:
    • Palo, M.A., Garcia, C.E., (1935) Further studies on the control of leaf-hoppers and tip-borers on mango inflorescence
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 6:
    • Palo, M.A., (1936) The Phomopsis diseases of eggplant and its control
    • Phil. Journal of Agriculture Volume 7:, No. 3
    • Palo, M.A., (1938) Eggplant diseases and its control
    • Phil. Journal of Agriculture Volume 9:
    • Palo, M.A., (1938) Eggplant diseases and its control
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Farmers' Circular , No. 44
    • Palo, M.A., Calinisan, M.R., (1939) Tha bacterial wilt of the abaca (Manila hemp) plant in Davao: I. Nature of the diseases and pathogenicity tests
    • Phil. Journal of Agriculture Volume 10:, No. 4
    • Palo, M.A., Lapuz, M.M., (1954) On a new gum-forming Streptpcocus, with studies on the optimal cinditions for the synthesis of gum and its production in coconut water
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 83:, No. 4
    • Palo, M.A., (1954 O-D, 1955 Ja-Mr) Local tiny green algae - an inexhaustible source of protein
    • Nutirtion News Volume 7-8:, No. 1-4
    • Palo, M.A., Arcega, L.B., MaraƱon, (1956 Mr) Proteolytic enzyme from a Philippine strain of Aspergillus oryzae (Ahlburg) Cohn.
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 85:, No. 2
    • Hipolito, D., Palo, M.A., Rodulfo, B.R., (1985 Mr) Studies on thiamine and protein contents of some local yeasts
    • Phil. Journal of Science Volume 87:, No. 1
    • Palo, M.A., (1959 S) Ang-kak production from a Phil. commercial variety of rice
    • Science Quarterly Digest Volume 1:, No. 3

Trainings

    • Executive Development Course, 1953, Institute of Public Administration, UP
    • Eighth Pacific Science Congress, 1953, Quezon City
    • Annual Convention of the American Society for Microbiology, 1961, Chicago