Elfren F. Celestino, Jr.

Field of Study / Research: PhD Animal Sciences

Program: Fulbright - Philippine Program - Students

Profile

Philippine Affiliation: Central Luzon State University, Nueva Ecija

U.S. Affiliation: North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Education:

  • Master of Science in Animal Science, 2010
    • University of the Philippines-Los Baños
  • Doctor of Veterinary Science and Medicine, 2003
    • Central Luzon State University (Cum Laude)
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry, 2001
    • Central Luzon State University (Cum Laude)

Positions Held:

  • Associate Professor II, College of Veterinary Science and Medicine, Central Luzon State University (November 2016 to present)
  • College Extension and Veterinary Services Coordinator
  • College of Veterinary Science and Medicine, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, (January 2016-December 2016)
  • Department Chairman, Department of Animal Management, College of Veterinary Science and Medicine (June 2010-December 2016)
  • Diplomate, Philippine College of Ruminant Practitioner
Awards and Recognition
  • Distinguished Service Award, Central Luzon State University, April 12, 2013
  • Most Outstanding Veterinary Student Award, Intervet Philippines Inc., April 2003
  • Academic Excellence Award, Hon. Cayetano L. Arellano, Doctor of Veterinary Science and Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry April 2003 and April 2001.
Scholarships Received
  • Fellow, Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program, June 2007-May 2009
  • Vlirous Scholar, International Training Program Health Management in Aquaculture, Ghent University, Belgium, August-December 2016
Publications
INTERNATIONAL
  • Sumeldan, J.D., Ocampo, L.C., Atabay, E.P., Celestino, E.F., Lazaro, J.V. and Ocampo, M.B.(2015). Comparison on the Efficiency of Estrus Synchronization Methods for Artificial Insemination in Goats. Published in International Journal of Agricultural Technology (IJAT)
  • Ambe, R. M., Viernes, V. D., Celestino, E. F., Ocampo, L. C., and Ocampo. M. B. (2015) Evaluation of Sequential Changes on 1st Meiotic division of Goat Oocytes in-vitro. Published in International Journal of Agricultural Technology (IJAT)
  • Ocampo, L. C., Celestino, E. F., Ocampo, M. B., and Aquino, F. P. (2016) Developmental competence of water buffalo oocytes in a synthetic oviductal fluid base medium. Published in an international journal: Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences (RoAVS)
Research Projects
  • Project Leader - Village based Roll-out of Artificial Insemination Delivery System (Region 3), PCAARRD funded project under National S&T Program on Slaughter Goat (January 2013 to December 2015)
  • Project Leader - Application of Breeding Techniques for Dairy Goat Herd Build-up (Region 3), PCAARRD funded project under National S&T Program on Dairy Goat (August 2014 to July 2017)