Josette Biyo

Dr. Josette T. Biyo (nee Talamera) is a Filipino educator who received the Intel Excellence Award. Presently, she is the Executive Director of the Philippine Science High School System. She was the first Asian to win the award in the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at Louisville, Kentucky. An asteroid, 13241 Biyo (1998 KM41), was named after her by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory, USA. She holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the De La Salle University in Manila with a dissertation research on seagrass community dynamics on Guimaras island, which was later on published in the The Philippine Scientist Journal. Dr. Biyo's innovations for teaching science research made her a winner in the Intel Excellence in Teaching Award. These innovations include a) building a scientific library, b) conducting field studies, c) establishing linkages with research institutions in the country, d) holding science forums in school, and e) teaching students laboratory and field techniques which would help them in the conduct of their research work.

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Date of birth
January 19th, 1958


1. De La Salle University Colleges/University

De La Salle University (Tagalog: Pamantasang De La Salle) (also referred to as DLSU or La Salle) is a private Lasallian university in Malate, Manila, Philippines. It was founded in 1911 by De La Salle Brothers as the De La Salle College in Paco, Manila with Blimond Pierre serving as its first director. The college moved on September 1921 to its present location to facilitate increase in enrollment. DLSU, granted university status on February 1975, is the oldest constituent of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP), a network of 17 Lasallian institutions established in 2006 to replace the De La Salle University System.

Type Private university
2011. 197 mil. $
Institution colors
2401 Taft Avenue, 1004 - Manila, Metro Manila
2012. 15,298
2010. 13,058
2012. 3,620
2010. 3,431
Local tuition
2012. 5 K $
2009. 2.56 K $
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People attended De La Salle University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1959., Politician
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b. 1954., TV Host
b. 1960., Original Pilipino Artist
b. 1962., Coach
b. 1956., Politician
b. 1962., Politician


1.13241 Biyo

Date of discovery Discovery site Orbits Star system
Experimental Test Site
Solar System


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