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Department of Science and Technology Biosafety Committee. 1 JANUARY - 15 OCTOBER 2014 ACCOMPLISHMENTS. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS. SCIENTIFIC FUNCTION Review and Approval of Proposals : 9 proposals IRRI - 5 laboratory/screenhouse, 3 confined test)

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    1. Department of Science and Technology Biosafety Committee 1 JANUARY - 15 OCTOBER 2014 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    2. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • SCIENTIFIC FUNCTION • Review and Approval of Proposals : 9 proposals • IRRI - 5 laboratory/screenhouse, 3 confined test) • Syngenta – 1 screenhouse sub-experiment • 1. Identification of transcription activator-like (TAL) • effector-mediated resistance genes to • Xanthomonas oryzae pv oryzae in a set of broad • spectrum rice varieties • 2. Confined Field Trial of Iron Biofortified Transgenic • Rice (Seed Multiplication) (Disapproved)

    3. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • 3. Gene Transfer System using Replicons for • Targeted Plant Genome Engineering • 4. Enhancing iron content in rice grains using plant • Fe-hemostasis genes • 5. Confined Field Trial of Iron Biofortified Transgenic • Rice (Part 3) • 6. Gene validation for high-value QTL in rice • 7. Functional characterization of rice lines carrying the • wheat durable broad-spectrum resistance gene Lr34

    4. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • 8. Leaf disc and whole plant assay of MIR162 plants • against common cutworm (sub-experiment of the • Syngenta’s ongoing screenhousetrial on conversion • of regulated Event MIR 162 into Syngenta- • developed lines”) • Breeding research of Pro-Vitamin A enriched • ‘Golden Rice’ event GR2-E introgressed lines under • confined field test condition

    5. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • SCIENTIFIC FUNCTION • Approval of Reconstitution of IBCs • 1. International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) • 2. Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines, Inc. • 3. UP Mindanao • 4. Philippine Fiber Development Authority (PhilFIDA) • 5. Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU)

    6. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • SCIENTIFIC FUNCTIONS • Inspection and Validation of Facilities for GMO Experiments under Contained Use • 1. Proposed site for confined test of IRRI’s Golden Rice project, 29 Aug. 2014 • 2. Confined test site for IRRI’s Iron Rice project, Aug. 5, 2014

    7. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • SCIENTIFIC FUNCTION • Monitoring of ongoing projects • 1. Termination of 1st batch of rice plants under C4 • rice project (IRRI) • 2. Initial harvesting of Setariaviridisplants (IRRI) • 3. Post-harvest monitoring for iron biofortified confined • test (Part 2) (IRRI) • 4. C4 Rice (4th batch) transplanting and harvest (IRRI)

    8. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • SCIENTIFIC FUNCTION • Monitoring of ongoing projects • 5. Transplanting, leaf sampling and harvest of MIR162 • corn (Syngenta) • 6. Transplanting, confined test on iron biofortified • transgenic rice (IRRI)

    9. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • CAPACITY BUILDING FUNCTION • Assist in the development of technical expertise for risk assessment • 1. Second Workshop on the “Testing of the • Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living • Modified organisms in actual cases of • risk assessment” (24-25 March 2014, Los • Baños, Laguna) • Workshop was conducted pursuant to • one of the agreements reached by • Parties during COP/MOP6 to subject • the Guidance to further testing.

    10. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • CAPACITY BUILDING FUNCTION • The country’s existing guidelines on risk • assessment are adequate to address • the provisions of the Guidance . • A number of the provisions in the • Guidance (i.e. data on cumulative and • combinatorial effects, genomics, etc.) • are not necessary to come up with a • sound risk assessment • 2. Workshop on “Facing the Media: The • Art of Being Interviewed” (Jun. 18-19, • 2014, Richmond Hotel, Ortigas)

    11. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • BIOSAFETY POLICY FUNCTION • Hold public deliberations on proposed • national policies, guidelines and other • biosafety issues • 1st and 2nd Consultations with the • Stakeholders on the Drafting of the • Philippine Position for COP/MOP7 • FNRI, DOST, Taguig - Aug. 19, 2014 • Executive Lounge, DOST, Taguig • Sept. 9, 2014

    12. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Participants: Stakeholders from the CNAs and other • gov’t agencies, academe, public and private • research institutions, industry and NGOs • Comments and recommendations were • consolidated and considered in the crafting and • finalization of the country position.

    13. 2014 JAN.-AUG. DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • BIOSAFETY POLICY FUNCTION • Information Dissemination and • Awareness Activities • 1. Meeting with Pioneer Hi-Bred-IBC and • DA-Biotech Core Team to discuss result • of Pioneer’s SPT Greenhouse Trial (Feb. 17) • 2. Meeting with Director Judy Chambers of • the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) • (May 15) • 3. Visit of representatives from the African • Agricultural Technology Foundation • (May 21)

    14. 1 JAN. - 15 OCT. 2014 DOST-BC ACCOMPLISHMENTS • BIOSAFETY POLICY FUNCTION • Information Dissemination and • Awareness Activities • 4. 36th NAST Annual Meeting (July 9-10) • 5. Biosafety and the Law Training Course • (July 21-23) • 6. Visit of Japanese representatives from • Nippon Steel and Sumikin Engineering • Co., Ltd. (Oct. 6)

    15. DOST BC website: http://dost-bc.dost.gov.ph Thank you