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Melizar V. Duya

Melizar V. Duya is a University Researcher at the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, major in Ecology, from the Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños. She is also a Senior Biologist in several projects under the late Dr. Perry S. Ong’s Biodiversity Research Laboratory at the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman. She has authored and co-authored local and international scientific publications on Philippine wildlife including description of new species. She also played a major role in the development and identification of the Key Biodiversity Areas in the Philippines.