PARASO, MICHELLE GRACE V.
Professor 7

Department

Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Academic Background

DVM (cum laude), 1997, University of the Philippines Los Baños
MSc, 2001, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
PhD, 2011, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Specialization

Veterinary Toxicology
Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Recent Publications

Monographs

Paraso MGV, Clavecillas AA, Morales JKC and Lola SEG. 2018. Do Fishes Want Sex Change? Evaluation of Feral Fish Biomarkers for Monitoring of Estrogen Pollution in Laguna de Bay. National Research Council of the Philippines, Bicutan, Taguig City. pp. 1-56.

Policy Briefs

  1. Paller VGV, Paraso MGV, Carteciano JA and Racasa EDR. Fish parasites detect heavy metal pollution in lakes. Policy brief series: A special Issue on Philippine Lakes, Issue 2: Q4, 2016. Department of Science and Technology National Research Council of the Philippines.
  2. Paraso MGV and Racasa EDR. A pollutant on the rise: Its implications to fisheries in Laguna de Bay. Policy brief series: A special Issue on Philippine Lakes. Issue 2 Q3 2016. Department of Science and Technology National Research Council of the Philippines.

Journal Articles

  1. Guevarra RD, Paraso MGV and Lola MSEG. 2020. Biomarker evaluation in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to assess the health status of aquaculture areas in the seven lakes of San Pablo. Philippine Journal of Science 149(3-a): 859-866.
  2. Tanquilut NC, Espaldon MVO, Eslava DF, Ancog RC, Medina CDR, Paraso MGV, Domingo RD and Dewulf J. 2020. Quantitative assessment of biosecurity in broiler farms using Biocheck.UGent in Central Luzon, Philippines. Poultry Science 99(6): 3047-3059.
  3. Tanquilut NC, Espaldon MVO, Eslava DF, Ancog RC, Medina CDR, Paraso MGV and Domingo RD. 2019. Biosecurity assessment of layer farms in Central Luzon, Philippines, Preventive Veterinary Medicine 175:104865.  doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2019.104865.  Epub 2019 Dec 5. 
  4. Mabansag CJA, Paraso MGV, Marcelino RT, Clavecillas AA and Lola MSEG. 2019. A preliminary survey of estrogenic effects in cultured adult male Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in the seven lakes of San Pablo City, Philippines. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 103(3): 400-404.
  5. Paraso MGV, Morales JKC, Clavecillas, AA and Lola MSEG. 2017. Estrogenic effects in feral male common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Laguna de Bay, Philippines. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 98 (5), 638-642. doi:10.1007/s00128-017-2060-3.

Current Research Project:

Project Leader. Evaluation of Endocrine Disruption in Fish from the Seven Lakes of San Pablo City, Laguna. Program name: Seven Lakes Assessment and Monitoring Program: Strategies Toward A Sustainable Lake Ecosystems (7 LAMPS). 15 January 2019-14 January 2021. Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology Grants-in-Aid (DOST-GIA).