Workshop Participant Bios
Fellow, Tropical Institute for Climate Studies
Consultant, Environmental Studies Program
Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City, Philippines
University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines
Dr. Julie Belandres-Otadoy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of San Carlos – Talamban Campus and a Fellow in Tropical Institute for Climate Studies. She is also a consultant in the Environmental Studies Program at Ateneo de Davao University. She has a doctoral degree in environmental science from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, and a master’s degree in veterinary parasitology from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines.
Dr. Belandres-Otadoy’s research interests are in the areas of global biodiversity and conservation, functional ecology, parasitology and topics in environmental science. She is co-author of the articles “Birds of Melagos Watershed, Southeastern Philippines” in The Asian Journal of Biodiversity, 1 (2010), 36-48, and “Coastal Monitoring in Talomo Bay, Philippines” in PCEEM (September 2000). She has also presented papers on Sustaining Growth and Development through Scientific research USC-Talamban Campus, Cebu City, (March 5, 2011) and Challenges in Expanding Biodiversity Conservation and Management in the Philippines at USC-Talamban Campus, Cebu City, and (June 24, 2011).