Roselyn D. Aguila

Field of Study / Research: PhD Marine Biology (Integrated Discipline Program)

Program: Fulbright - Philippine Program - Students

Profile

Philippine Affiliation: National Fisheries Research and Development Institute, Quezon City

U.S. Affiliation: Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX

Educational Background
Master of Science in Biological Sciences (2009 – 2013)
University of Santo Tomas, Manila

Bachelor of Science in Biology (2005 – 2009)
University of Santo Tomas, Manila
Research Involvement
2016 – 2017: SEAFDEC Regional Joint Program on Tuna Research in Sulu and Sulawesi Seas (SSS) and Neritic Tuna Stock Assessment in the Southeast Asia

2012 – 2015: USAID-PEER Project: Enhanced marine natural resource and biodiversity management in the Philippines by extending population connectivity research
Publications
  • Aguila RD, Perez SKL, Catacutan BJN, Lopez GV, Barut NC, Santos MD (2015) Distinct yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) stocks detected in Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) using DNA microsatellites. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144568
  • Maralit BA, Aguila RD, Ventolero MFH, Perez SKL, Willette DM, Santos MD (2013) Detection of mislabeled commercial fishery by-products in the Philippines using Barcodes and its implication to food traceability and safety. Food Control 33: 119-125.
Awards
  • Elvira O. Tan Award - Outstanding Paper in Natural Resources and Environment Category (DOST – PCAARD), 2016
    “Distinct Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) Stocks Detected in Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) Using DNA Microsatellites”
  • AFMA Best R & D Paper Award Qualifier (DA – BAR), 2013
    “Distinct yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) stocks detected in Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) using DNA microsatellite markers”
  • AFMA Best R & D Paper: Silver Award (DA – BAR), 2011
    “Detection of Mislabeled Commercial Fishery Products in the Philippines using DNA Barcodes and its Implications to Food Traceability and Safety”