Gisela P. Concepcion

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This is a photo of a NAST Academician, who earned numerous awards for her valuable work and research on the field of chemistry. Photo courtesy of DOST - SPHERES.

Dr. Gisela P. Concepcion is a Filipino scientist lauded for her outstanding and creative research work in the use of indigenous Quinone metabolites from Xestospangia sp. and Zyzzya sp. sponges, correlating its tumor cytotoxicity and DNA topoisomerase II inhibitory activity; isolation and screening of potential anti-malarial marine natural products (Crambescidins), and antimicrobial metabolites of marine microorganisms associated with marine organism.

She obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of the Philippines - Diliman.


  • "Search for DOST-NRCP Dr. Eusebio Y. Garcia Award". NRCP Website. Accessed on July 17, 2007.
  • The Marine Sciences Institute site. Accessed on July 17, 2007.