Wilfredo B. Barrera Jr.

Mr. Wilfredo B. Barrera Jr., MSc

Instructor I
Adviser, SLSU-Haynayanon (2017-2018)
BS Biology Extension Facilitator (2017-2018)

Areas of Specialization: Genetics, Pollination Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Management

Contact Information: barrerawilfredojr@gmail.com
Public Pages: Academia | LinkedIN
University of the Philippines Los Baños (College, Laguna, Philippines) 
Received: Southern Luzon State University-Faculty and Staff Development Program (SLSU-FSDP) Scholarship
International Rice Research Institute MS Thesis Scholarship/Grant

Bachelor of Science in Biology (2012)
Southern Luzon State University (Lucban, Quezon, Philippines)

Subjects Taught

Cell and Molecular Biology
Plant Systematics
General Botany

Research and Publications

Selected Research Publications

Abuel MPNA., Capili CA., Barrera WB. (accepted). Diurnal Insect Pollinators at the Vicinity of Mt. Banahaw de Lucban, Quezon, Philippines and Their Associated Plant Taxa. Journal of Tropical Asian Entomology.

Barrera, WB (2016). Phenotypic Distribution of ABO Blood Groups between Cosmopolitan and Regional Population of Lucban, Quezon. Tilamsik 9(2):11-19. 

Barrera WB, Jaluague JC., Albaño SD., Jalbuena GL. New Distributional Record and Intra-specific Variation of Cerberus schneiderii in Iyam River, Lucena City, Quezon, Philippines. Philippine Journal of Systematic Biology 11/1: 29-36 

Barrera WB (2015). Mitotic Activity in Root Meristem of Endemic Plant Aglaia luzonensis (Vidal) Merr. & Rolfe. Tilamsik 8(2):27-34.

Research Presentations

Barrera, WB. Pollen Fertility and Viability, and Allium cepa Assays. Philippine Society for Developmental Biology 3rd Workshop. Department of Biology, Ateneo de Manila University. October 21-22, 2017.

De Guzman VJG., Mergilla RMR., Barrera WB. “Local Adaptations of Begonia spp. along Environmental Gradients of Mt. Banahaw de Lucban”. 35th Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Association of Systematic Biologists of the Philippines. May 28-31, 2017. University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, Philippines.

Barrera WB., De la Viña CV., Vispo NA., Singh RK. “Screening for Salinity Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Germplasm at Reproductive Stage and Assessment of Genetic Diversity Using SNPs”. Biology Student Summit 2017. April 01, 2017. Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sta. Mesa, Manila.

Barrera WB., De la Viña CV., Vispo NA., Singh RK. “Salinity Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Germplasm at Reproductive Stage and Genetic Diversity Using SNPs”. 8thPhilippine Society for Developmental Biology Annual National Convention. October 22, 2016. Adamson University, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

Barrera WB., Jaluague JC., Albaño SD., Jalbuena GL. “New Distributional Record and Intra- specific Variation of Cerberus in Iyam River, Lucena City, Quezon, Philippines”. 1stPhilippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems”. June 7-10, 2016. University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, Philippines.

Extension Services & Volunteer Work

Barrera, WB. “Itaktak mo: A Seminar and Workshop on Waste Segregation”. November 29, 2017. Brgy. Kulapi, Lucban, Quezon.

Barrera, WB. Echo-seminar on “Philippine Systematic Biology: Its Relevance in Times of Societal and Environmental Challenges”. August 10, 2017. College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Luzon State University, Lucban, Quezon

Barrera, WB. Community Development Seminar on Water Sanitation. December 11, 2017. Sitio Umban, Brgy. Tinamnan, Lucban, Quezon.

Professional Organizations

Mycological Society of the Philippines (MSP) Member (2015-present)
Philippine Society for Developmental Biology Inc. (PSDB) Member (2016-present)
Press Relation Officer (2016-present)
Association of Systematic Biologists of the Philippines (ASBP) Member (2017-present)
Association of Fellows, Scholars, Trainees, and Residents in IRRI (AFSTRI) Member (2015-present)

Updated: April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018, 7:51 AM