Kriza Faye A. Calumba

Field of Study / Research: MS Nutrition & Food Sciences

Program: Fulbright - CHED Scholarship Program

Profile

Philippine Affiliation: University of the Philippines – Mindanao, Davao City

U.S. Affiliation: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Educational Background
University of the Philippines Mindanao, Graduated April 2014
Bachelor of Science in Food Technology
Magna Cum Laude
Class Valedictorian

National University of Singapore, August 2012 – December 2012
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
Exchange Student under the Temasek Foundation Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking (TF LEaRN) Programme
Affiliations
Instructor 4
Department of Food Science and Chemistry
University of the Philippines Mindanao
June 2015 – Present

Philippine Association of Food Technologists, Inc. Lambda Chapter
Member, 2010 – Present
Public Information Officer for Internal Affairs, 2011-2012
Research Involvements
Project Leader, University of the Philippines Mindanao, February - July 2017, for the project entitled “Improving consumption of indigenous vegetables by school age children through vegetable gardens and supervised cooking in six schools in Davao City”

Co-Project Leader, University of the Philippines Mindanao, October 2014 – January 2017, for the project entitled “Assessment of Lactobacillus paracasei F2I2 as Biopreservative for Pork under Typical Public Market Condition”
Awards
Young Scientist Awardee
“Assessment of Lactobacillus paracasei F2I2 as Biopreservative for Pork under Typical Public Market Condition”
5th Asian Federation of Societies for Lactic Acid Bacteria International Symposium
Howard International House, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2016

1st Place, Poster Competition
27th Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights
Southern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium
CAP Conventional Hall, Digos City, Davao del Sur, August 2014

1st Place, Health Research Oral Competition – Undergraduate Category
3rd Place, Best Paper Competition – Undergraduate Category
4th Health Research and Development Expo
Regional Health Research and Development Consortium XI and Department of Science and Technology XI
The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites, Davao City, July 2014

Magna Cum Laude
Recipient, Chancellor’s Medal for Academic Excellence
Recipient, Chancellor’s Medal for Leadership
Recipient, Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence
Recipient, Dean’s Medal for Leadership
Recipient, Dean’s Medal for Culture and the Arts
Best Undergraduate Thesis (The Potential of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Nypa fruticans as Biopreservative for Raw Pork)
Isidro Ungab Academic Excellence Awardee
University of the Philippines Mindanao, April 2014