Around 100 students and faculty participants of the 5th ASEAN+3 Junior Science Odyssey Tour facilitated by the University of the Philippines Los Banos came to the UPLB Museum of Natural History last 17 June 2016.

The delegates were personally toured and oriented on the Museum's educational exhibits and dioramas by MNH Curators Dr. Aimee Lynn B. Dupo, Dr. Leticia E. Afuang, Prof. Judeline C. Dimalibot, Prof. Annalee S. Hadsall, Prof. Ivy Amor F. Lambio and MNH Director Juan Carlos T. Gonzalez.

The students and faculty from Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and the Philippines were also able to visit the Institute of Plant Breeding and International Rice Research Institute during the tour.

The APTJSO is an international youth competition held among gifted and talented 13-15 years old students from the ASEAN region and other countries. This year's edition was lead by the DOST-Science Education Institute in partnership with UPLB.


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