Prof. Jude is MNH's Curator for Tree Shrews and currently an Assistant Professor at the Animal Biology Division of the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB.She is currently pursuing PhD in Environmental Science at UPLB and has almost 10 years experience teaching courses in biology, zoology and wildlife studies.

Jude has extensive work experience in biology conservation and natural resources management and has conducted wildlife (fauna) surveys/assessments, researches and lectures/seminars on biodiversity conservation in different regions/provinces in the Philippines.

Among the things she has accomplished is the formulation of policies for the implementation of laws on wildlife conservation (with the Protected Wildlife Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Development Academy of the Philippines and the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development).

Selected Publications

Dimalibot, J.C. 2010. Size of the Home Range of the Palawan Tree Shrew, Tupaia palawanensis Thomas 1894 at the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Palawan, Philippines. Asia Life Sciences Supplement 4:147-159.

Diesmos, A.C., G.V.A. Gee, M.L. Diesmos, R.M. Brown, P.J. Widmann, and J.C. Dimalibot. 2004. Rediscovery of the Philippine forest turtle Heosemys leytensis (Chelonia: Bataguridae), from Palawan Island Philippines. Asiatic Herpetological Research 10:22-27.

Recent Researches

Epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax and zoonotic P. knowlesi in Southern Mindanao, Philippines: Geographical Distribution, Mutations in Genes that Confer Drug Resistance

Determining the Home Range, Movement and Habitat Preference of Siebenrockiella leytensis through Thread-tailing in Cabayugan River, Puerto Princesa City

Defining the biomedical, environmental and social risk factors for human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi; opportunities for prevention and control of an emerging zoonotic infection.