Dr. Ireneo L. Lit, Jr is Professor 1 at the Environmental Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB and concurrently the Director of the UPLB Museum of Natural History. 

Ireneo or "Jun" gained his PhD and MS degrees in Systematic Entomology and his BS Agriculture (Major in Entomology) from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Jun was a Honorary Visiting Postgraduate Research Fellow in Ecology, Evolution and Systematic at the Australian National University from 1994-1997.

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Dr. Alberto T. Barrio, who consults for the International Rice Research Institute and Philippine Rice Research Institute among others, is MNH's Adjunct Curator for Spiders, Chalcidiods and Riceland Arthropods. Bert received his B.S. (1974) in agriculture major in Entomology, M.S. (1980) in Systematic Entomology and Ph.D by Research (1999) in Spider Ecology from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.

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Prof. Sheryl A. Yap is MNH's curator for weevils and hoppers. She is currently Assistant Professor 2 at the Crop Protection Cluster, College of Agriculture, UPLB.

Sheryl is finishing her PhD studies in Forest Entomology with minor courses in Systematics and Taxonomy and Botany. She received her MS in Entomology minor in Systematics and Taxonomy, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (2004) and BS Agriculture major in Entomology (1999) from UPLB.

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Dr. Victor dela Paz Gapud is the Museum's Curator for Odonata and True Bugs. Dr. Gapud is currently Professor Emeritus at the Crop Protection Cluster of the College of Agriculture.

Gapud completed his BS Agriculture major in Soil Microbiology at UPLB. After a year of graduate studies in soil microbiology through a UPLB graduate fellowship, he shifted his interest to Entomology. His graduate work was interrupted when he was awarded a Fulbright-Hays scholarship in 1967 which allowed him to complete an MS degree in Entomology at the University of Massachusetts in 1969. Then he obtained a graduate assistantship from the University of Kansas to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Entomology with specialization in systematics, ecology and cytogenetics which he completed in 1981.

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Dr. Aimee Lynn B. Dupo is MNH's curator for moths and spiders. She is currently Associate Professor 4 at the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB.

Aimee obtained her PhD in Entomology (2011), MS in Entomology minor in Genetics (2003) and BS Agriculture major in Entomology (1999) from UPLB.

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Dr. Leonila C. Raros, Professor Emeritus at the Crop Science Cluster, College of Agriculture is the Museum's Curator for Mites. She is also the Curator Emeritus of the Entomological Museum. Dr. Raros obtained her BS Agriculture, 1961 and MS (Entomology) 1964 from UPLB. He garnered her PhD (Entomology) in 1970 from the University of Minnesota. She also spent one term attendance each in the Ohio State University (Summer Institute of Acarology 1965) and University of Kansas (Fall 1965).

She rose from being an Assistant Instructor (1963) to Professor Emeritus (2006 to present). She has had teaching stints at the Central Luzon State University and Visayas State College of Agriculture.

Together with with a mycologist colleague, Raros wrote the working papers that served as basis for the establishment of the UPLB Museum of Natural History.

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Mario Navasero is MNH's curator for psylloids. He is a Scientist I (DOST Scientific Career System) and University Researcher II at the Crop Protection Cluster, College of Agriculture, UPLB. He finished both his MS Entomology and BS Agriculture (Entomology) from UPLB.

Navasero is a specialist on insect taxonomy, biological control, pest management, crop protection biotechnology and pest biology. His taxonomic studies focus on Philippine psylloids or jumping plant-lice, which he has described two new genera and five new species.

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Dr. Jessaymn R. Adorada, Assistant Professor 4 at the Crop Protection Cluster of the College of Agriculture, is the Museum's curator for Lady Beetles.

She holds a Doctorate Degree in Entomology (Insect Systematics) from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and teaches insect taxonomy and systematics and other crop protection courses.

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