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De La Salle University

Department of Biology, College of Science

Malate, Manila, Philippines

Research Interests

Plant Pathology, Plant Science, Botany, Crop Protection, Science Education


Topics to speak on:

Scientific Writing, Plant Pathology


Dr Mark Balendres is a Professor at the De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. He obtained his PhD in Agricultural Science (Plant Pathology) from the University of Tasmania, Australia (2017). His research focuses on the etiology, epidemiology, and management of plant diseases.


2022 Pest Management Award in Research by the Pest Management Council of the Philippines Inc.

2021 Outstanding Senior Researcher Award (Natural Science), UPLB

2021 Nelia T. Gonzales Award of Excellence for Research (Senior Researcher), CAFS, UPLB

2020 Outstanding Research Team (Lab Head), UPLB

2019 Gerardo O. Ocfemia Outstanding Plant Pathologist (Research) by the Philippine Phytopathological Society Inc.