Dr. Milagrosa M. Goss is MNH's curator for algae and diatoms. She is a Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB.

Prof. Emeritus Goss has a PhD in Botany with specialization in Phycology (1976) from UPLB. Her research interests in on the biology of blue-green algae and diatoms.


Nacorda, J.O., M. R. Martinez-Goss, N.K. Torreta and F.E. Merca. 2007. Metal Resistance and bioaccumulation in two strains of the green alga, Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck isolated from Laguna de Bay, Philippines. J. Appl. Phycol. 19(6):701-710.

Briones-Nagata, M.P., M.R. Martinez-Goss and K. Hori. 2007. A comparison of the morpho-cytology and chemical composition of the two forms of cyanobacterium, Nostoc commune Vauch., from the Philippines and Japan. J. Appl. Phycol. 19(6): 675-683.

Cremen, M.C.M., M.R. Martinez-Goss, V.L. Corre and R.V. Azanza. 2007. Phytoplankton bloom in commercial shrimp ponds using green water technology. J. Appl. Phycol. 19(6):615-624.

Israel, A., M. Martinez-Goss and M. Friedlander. 1999. Effect of salinity and pH on growth and agar yield of Gracilaria tenuistipitata var. liui in laboratory and outdoor cultivation. J. Appl. Phycol. 11: 543-549.

Alcantara, L.B., H.P. Calumpong, M.R. Martinez-Goss, E.G. Meñez, & A. Israel. 1999. Comparison of the performance of the agarophyte, Gracilariopsis bailinae, and the milkfish, Chanos chanos, in mono- and biculture. Hydrobiologia. 398/399: 443-453. J. Appl. Phycol. 11(1): In: Proceedings of the sixteenth International Seaweed Symposium, ed. by J.M. Kain (Jones), M.T. Brown & M. Lahaye, Netherlands, Kluwer Pub, pp. 443-453.

Martinez-Goss, M.R. 1997. New Nitzschia and Tryblionella from Laguna de Bay, Philippines. Proc. of the Academy of Nat. Sci.of Philadelphia. 147:119-123.

Briones, Ma. Portia P., K. Hori, M.R. Martinez-Goss, Genji Ishibashi and Takuo Okita. 1997. A comparison of physical properties, oxalate-oxalic acid soluble substance, protein content, and in vitro protein digestibility of the blue-green alga, Nostoc commune Vauch. from the Philippines and Japan. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 50:287-294.

Antoine R., K. Benson-Evans and M.R. Martinez-Goss 1997. Paleolimnological studies of Laguna de Bay, Philippines: Evidence from Diatoms. Limnologica 27(2): 165-177.

Briones, Ma. Portia and M.R. Martinez-Goss 1994. Response of Nostoc commune Vauch. to different irradiances and photoperiods. Asia Life Sci. (Asian Int’l. J. of Life Sci.)3 (1): 11-20

Martinez, M. R., N. L. L. Borje, H.T. Guevarra, and V.M. Marcelino.1992. Habitat and phenology of a freshwater red alga, Compsopogon coeruleus (Balb.) Mantagne from Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. Asia Life Sciences (Asia Int’l. J. of Life Sci.) (1&2): 9-34.

Palacpac, Nirianne Marie, M.R. Martinez and S. Boussiba. 1990. Mass Cultivation of an indigenous nitrogen-fixing blue-green alga, Gloeotrichia natans J. Appl. Phycol. 2:319-325.

Catling, H.D., M.R. Martinez and Z. Islam. 1981 Survey of algae associated with deepwater rice in Bangladesh. Cryptogamie, Algologie, II, 2:109-121.