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  • Fe del Mundo (1909 - 2011)
    Fe del Mundo was a Filipina pediatrician. The first woman admitted as a student of the Harvard Medical School, she founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. Her pioneering work in pediat...
  • Jose Novicio Luna (1861 - 1917)
    Luna, the fourth in a brood of seven children, was born in Manila on 28 June 1861. He took up his Bachelor of Arts degree at the Ateneo de Manila and medicine at the University of Santo Tomas where he ...
  • Emmanuel Mendoza Almeda (1926 - 2004)
    Dr. Emmanuel Mendoza Almeda was among the founding staff of the UP Department of Opthalmology, which he led in 1966. He also founded the Phlippine Eye and Ear Infirmary in the same year. He served as t...
  • Jose Militante Ebro (1895 - d.)
    Dr. Jose M. Ebro, Sr. graduated with a medical degree from the College of Medicine and Surgery of the University of the Philippines. He joined the Health Service after graduation and was subsequently a...
  • Paulo C. Campos (1921 - 2007)
    Paulo C. Campos was a Filipino physician and educator noted for his promotion of wider community health care and his achievements in the field of nuclear medicine for which he was dubbed as "The Father...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on successful disciples of the sciences, who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage, and have made groundbreaking discoveries and progress in their field of specialty. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Image: This is a detail of a painting by Romeo Enriquez (1960) of Opthalmologist Dr. Jose Rizal treating his mother.' '

Agriculture and Botany

  • Pedro B. Escuro PhD, 1994 National Scientist for Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Ricardo M. Lantican PhD, 2005 National Scientist for Plant Breeding
  • Luz Oliveros-Belardo PhD, 1987 National Scientist for Phytochemistry
  • Eduardo A. Quisumbing, PhD - 1980 National Scientist for Plant Taxonomy, Systematics, and Morphology
  • Dioscoro L. Umali PhD, 1986 National Scientist for Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Jose R. Velasco PhD, 1998 National Scientist for Plant Physiology
  • Gregorio T. Velasquez PhD, 1982 National Scientist for Phycology
  • Benito S. Vergara PhD, 2001 National Scientist for Plant Physiology


  • Julian A. Banzon PhD, 1986 National Scientist for Chemistry
  • Bienvenido O. Juliano PhD, 2000 National Scientist for Organic Chemistry
  • Clara Y. Lim-Sylianco PhD, 1994 National Scientist for Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry
  • Antonio N. Luna, Municipal Laboratory Director of Manila, 1898
  • Dolores A. Ramirez PhD, 1998 National Scientist for Biochemical Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Anacleto Sales del Rosario
  • Alfredo C. Santos, 1978 National Scientist for Physical Chemistry
  • Francisco O. Santos PhD, 1983 National Scientist for Human Nutrition and Agricultural Chemistry


  • Mercedes B. Concepcion, 2010 National Scientist for Demography
  • Onofre D. Corpuz PhD, 2004 National Scientist for Political Economics and Government
  • José Encarnación Jr. PhD, 1987 National Scientist for Economics
  • Raul V. Fabella, 2011 National Scientist for Economics



  • Teodoro A. Agoncillo, 1985 National Scientist for Philippine History
  • Encarnacion A. Alzona PhD, 1985 1985 National Scientist for Philippine History


  • Bienvenido F. Nebres, 2011 National Scientist for Mathematics




  • Casimiro del Rosario PhD, 1982 National Scientist for Physics, Astronomy, and Meteorology



  • Gelia T. Castillo PhD, 1999 National Scientist for Rural Sociology



  • Clare R. Baltazar PhD, 2000 National Scientist for Systematic Entomology
  • Lourdes J. Cruz PhD, 2006 National Scientist for Marine Biology
  • Francisco M. Fronda PhD, 1983 National Scientist for Animal Husbandry
  • Eugenio K. Hernando
  • Teodulo M. Topacio, 2008 National Scientist for Veterinary Medicine
  • Carmen C. Velasquez PhD, 1983 National Scientist for Parasitology


How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)