Maria Corazon A. De Ungria

Head, DNA Analysis Laboratory, National Science Research Institute

University of the Philippines Diliman


Biomedical Sciences

De Ungria won the 2016 Philippines Promising Star Award for using forensic DNA technology to improve the Philippine criminal justice system and help in disaster victim identification.

(Photo: University of the Philippines Diliman)

  • 2016 Philippines Promising Star Award

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