The Philippine Genome Center Mindanao (PGC Mindanao) is an expansion of the Philippine Genome Center, a multidisciplinary institution based in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
With the establishment of PGC Mindanao, omics research is now within closer reach to the Mindanao community and intends to be a catalyst for growth and development in the Island.
The facility of PGC Mindanao is located at the College of Science and Mathematics, University of the Philippines Mindanao, Tugbok District, Mintal, Davao City, 8000.
The Philippine Genome Center is the country’s leading institution for omics-driven technologies and customized services for the Filipino and the environment. We emphasize training, embrace diversity and inclusivity while providing growth opportuniities to our scientists, collaborators, and partners. We commit to the highest level of ethical standards on institutional governance and financial management of allocated resources. We contribute to the macroeconomic growth of the country by continuously seeking new knowledge of and innovations in the field of multi-omics sciences.
To be the premier institution on translational multi-omics research and services in the country that is responsive to the needs of the Filipinos and the society by 2025.
PGC Mindanao aims to utilize omics technology for Mindanao’s scientific development in the aspect of health, agriculture, food safety and quality, environment, ethnicity and biodiversity.
Researchers and authorities will no longer have to send their DNA samples for testing to Manila, for instance. Students and researchers need not travel far to have trainings or exposure to research laboratories.
Establish an omics facility to support research advancements in Mindanao
Capacitate the scientific workforce of Mindanao through collaborative research and science education skills training.
Facilitate omics research programs in Mindanao in the areas of agriculture, food quality and security, biodiversity, environmental management, health, and human diversity; and
Develop a comprehensive communication plan to communicate the PGC brand