Scientist Profile

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Leon G. Alejo

Expertise: Nutrition

Association

    • Chemical Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Association of Nutrition, Member
    • Lion's International, Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • Philippine FOA Fellows Association, Member
    • Knights of Rizal, Member
    • Philippine Council of Chemists, Member

Employment

    • National Science Development Board, Supervising Scientist
    • Bureau of Science, Scientific Assistant, September 1935 - July 1945
    • Bureau of Science, Acting Scientific Aide, July 1945 - August 1945
    • Bureau of Science, Acting Junior Scientist, August 1945 - June 1950
    • Institute of Nutrition, Assistant Biochemist, June 1950 - February 1951
    • Institute of Nutrition, Biochemist, March 1951 - July 1958
    • National Institute of Science and Technology, Senior Research Nutrionist, July 1958 - July 1961
    • National Institute of Science and Technology, Senior Scientist, July 1961 - January 1963
    • National Institute of Science and Technology, Supervising Scientist, January 1963

Award

    • ECA Fellowship in Chemical Engineering, US Dept. of States, August 1951
    • WHO Fellowship in Nutritional Biochemisty, WHO, Sept. 1951
    • UN Fellowship in Pharmacology, Washington University, Medical School, Sept. 1952
    • Fellow, Phil. Association for the Advancement of Science, March 1955
    • Monarch, Lion's International, Aug. 1952
    • Distinguished Honor (Group) Award, Civil Service Commission, Sept. 1969

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Quezon City, B. S. Chemistry, 1935

Publication

    • Luz Baens, V. G. Lava, (Aug. 1940) Diffusion characteristics of some Philippine tanning extracts
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 72, No. no. 4
    • Luz Baens, L. G. Lava, (Sept. 1941) The influence of hydrogen-ion concentration on the fixation of some Philippine vegetable tanning extracts by hide powder
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v,. 76, No. no.1
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel Concepcion, Leo C. Santiago, (Jan. - MArch 1953) A biochemical evaluation of the UNICEF school lunch program given to malnourished school children of the San Andres Elementary School, Manila
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume v. 9, No. no. 3
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel Concepcion, Cesar Yaptinchay, Victoria L. Pobre, Rosita D. Salud, Josefina D. Manalo, (Sept. 1953) Composition of Philippine Foods I
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 82, No. no. 3
    • Rosita D. Salud, ISabel del Rosario, Velona A. Corpuz, Rosario Gomez, Jesusa L. Henson, (1952) Some unusual Philippine food plants
    • Proceedings of theEight Pacific Science Congress of the Pacific Science Association Volume v. 6A
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel Concepcio, Rosita D. Salud, Josefina Manalo, Isabel del Rosario, Rosario Gomez, Velona Arzaga, (June 1954) Composition of Philippine Foods: II
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 83, No. no. 2
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel Concepcion, Velona A. Corpus, Rosita D. Salud, Isabel del Rosario, Rosario Gomez, Jesus Henson, (June 1955) Composition of Philippine Foods: III
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 84, No. no. 2
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel COncepcion, Velona A. Corpus, Rosita D. Salud, Isabel del Rosario, Rosario Gomez, Jesus Henson, (Sept. 1955) Composition of Philippine Foods: IV
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 84, No. no. 3
    • (1954) Losses of thiamine, niacin and iron in rice premix, enriched rice and ordinary rice due to storage, pre-cooking washing and cooking
    • Nutrition News Volume v. 7
    • Helen B. Burch, Clara A. Storvick, Roberta L. Bicknell, H. C. Kung, W. A. Everhart, Oliver H. Lowry, C. G. King, Otto A. Bessey, (Feb. 1955) Metabolic studies of precursors of pyridine nucleotides
    • Journal of Biological Chemistry Volume v. 212, No. no. 2
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, Isabel Concepcion, Velona A. Corpus, Rosita D, Salud, Isabel del Rosario, Rosario Gomez, Jesusa Henson, (June 1956) Composition of Philippine Foods: V
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 85, No. no. 2
    • Perla T. Goduco, Carmen Ll. Intengan, Velona A. Corpus, (April-June 1956) Preliminary studies on the ascorbic acid requirement of Filipinos
    • Nutrition News Volume v. 12, No. no. 2
    • Solita F. Camara-Besa, Manuel P. Macapinlac, Violeta Gonzales, (July 1956-June 1957) Studies with the copper sulfate specific gravity method of blood analysis: II. Comparison with a standard method and a micro method of hemoglobin determination
    • Acta Medica Philippina Volume v. 13, No. nos. 1-4
    • Carmen Ll. Intengan, (Jan.- March 1957) Ascorbic acid nutriture in some adult Filipinos
    • Nutrition News Volume v. 9, No. no. 1
    • Solita F. Camara-Besa, Myrna V. Victoriano, (Oct. 1958) A re-evaluation of the gradient tube method of serum protein determination
    • Journal of Philippine Medical Association Volume v. 34, No. no. 19
    • Josefina Bulatao-Jayme, Elena S. Quiogue, (1962) Preliminary report on a nutrition survey of metropolitan Manila
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Rosita D. Salud, Eladio M. TInio, (1962) Nutrition survey of Metropolitan Manila: II Biochemical survey
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Rosita D. Salud, Eladio M. Tinio, (July 1962) Nutrition re-survey of metropolitan Manila: III. Biochemical phase
    • Statistical Reporter Volume v. 6, No. no. 3
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, Rosita P. Salud, Eladio M. TInio, (1963) Nutrition survey of Cagayan Valley-Batanes region: II Biochemical phase
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, Rosita A. Salud, Eladio M. Tinio, (1963) Nutrition survey of Ilocos-Mt. Province region: II. Biochemical phase
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Pricilla I. Caasi, Josefina Bulatao-Jayme, Fredesuinda L. Peralta Conrado R. Pascual, (March 1964) Evaluation of the protein intake of 202 pre-school in metropolitan Manila
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 93, No. no. 1
    • Lourdes A. Salamat, Benigna V. Roxas, Leon G. Alejo, Miriam D. Kuizon, Rosita D. Salud,, (1965) Nutrition survey of Southern Tagalog region: II. Biochemical phase
    • NSDB Print Press
    • R. Quentin Blackwell, Victorino de la Fuente, Rodolfo F. Florentino, Jeanette Tung-Hsiang Huang, Li-Chin Chien, (Oct. 1965) Preliminary report on abnormal hemoglobins in Filipinos
    • Journal of the Philippine Medical Association Volume v. 41, No. no. 10
    • I. C. Ortaliza, R. D. Salud, E. M. Tinio, M.D. Kuizon, B. V. Roxas, (June 1965) Studies on breast milk of some Filipino mothers: I. Normal milk thiamine levels
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume v. 94, No. no. 2
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, (July 15-21, 1968) An evaluation fo the biochemical data from eight regional nutrition surveys undertaken by the Food and Nutrition Reseach Center
    • Proceedings of the National Science and Technology Week
    • (June 1968) Food composition table recommended for use in the Philippines
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, Marcosa H. Santos, Rosita D. Salud, Eladio M. Tinio, Benigna Roxas, (1968) Nutrition survey of Western Visayas region. II. Biochemical phase
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, Rosita D. Salud, Marcosa H. Santos, Eladio M. Tinio, Amalia A. Dominguez, (1969) Nutrition survey of Eastern Visayas region: II. Biochemical phase
    • NSDB Print Press
    • Benigna V. Roxas, Lourdes A. Salamat, Miriam D. Kuizon, (April-June 1969) Summary results of the eight regional nutrition surveys conducted in the Philippines by the Food and Nutrition Research Center, NIST, NSDB, Biochemical phase
    • Philippine Journal of Nutrition Volume v. 22, No. no. 2

Trainings

    • Younger Chemists' Study, Aug. - Sept. 1951, ECA, US Dept. of State
    • Special courses in Nutritional Biochemistry, Sept. 1951 - June 1952, Columbia University, New York, USA
    • Microchemical techniques and instrumentation, July - Aug. 1952, Instituto de Nutricion de Centor America y Panama, Guatemala
    • Micochemical techniques and instrumentation, Sept. - Dec. 1952, Washington University Medical School
    • 75th Anniversary meeting of the American Chemical Society, Sept. 1951, New York, USA
    • 12th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 1951, New York, USA
    • 8th Pacific Science Congress, Nov. 1953, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Seminar on effective management, March - April 1960, Phil. Atomic Energy Commission, Q. City
    • Junior Executive Development, Oct. - Nov. 1966, NSDB
    • Seminar sa Pilipino, Oct. 1968, NSDB
    • Human and Public Relations, Oct. 1969, NSDB