Adoracion Resurreccion

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Dory worked on functional and chemical bases of grain quality – rice starch structure; conducted study of the mechanism of grain filling leading to chalkiness in rice; found ways to improve grain quality evaluation methods; supervised grain quality evaluation; trained students, OJTs, and NRS on analytical methods, molecular techniques, use of laboratory equipment.


  • PhD in Agricultural Science, Tohoku University Sendai, Japan (1997-2002)
  • MSc in Agricultural Chemistry, minor in Food Science, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines (1969-1972)
  • BSc in Chemistry, UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines (1964-1968)


  • Associate Scientist (April 2003-2013)
  • Assistant Scientist I, PMBL, IRRI (1998–2003)
  • Senior Research Assistant, Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory, IRRI (1987-1997)
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Food Technology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (1981-1987)
  • Research Assistant, Cereal Chemistry, IRRI (1973-1980)
  • Research Assistant, UPLB-NRCP (1970-1971)
  • Quality Control Analyst, E.R. Squibb & Sons Drug Co. (1968-1969)


  • National Science Development Board (NSDB) (now Department of Science and Technology) scholar (1964-1968)
  • RONPAKU (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) fellow (1997-2002)
  • Best Paper Award “Conversion of RFLP Markers to sequence-tagged sites” by Villareal CP, Resurreccion AP, Constantino SV, Robeniol JM and Bennett, given by the Federation of the Crop Science Societies of the Philippines (May 1994)
  • Kapisanan ng mga Kimiko sa Pilipinas (Southern Tagalog Chapter) Award in Research, Los Baños, Laguna (Nov 2007)


  1. Butardo VM, Fitzgerald MA, Bird AR, Gidley MJ, Flanagan BM, Larroque O, Resurreccion AP, Laidlaw HKC, Jobling SA, Morell MK, Rahman S. (2011) Impact of down-regulation of starch 1 branching enzyme IIb in rice by artificial microRNA and hairpin-RNA-mediated RNA silencing. Journal of Experimental Botany. In press (doi:10.1093/jxb/err188)
  2. Tran NA, Daygon VD, Resurreccion AP, Cuevas RP, Corpuz HM, Fitzgerald MA. (2011) A single nucleotide polymorphism on the Waxy gene explains gel consistency. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. In press
  3. Champagne ET, Bett-Garger KL, Fitzgerald MA, Grimm CC, Lea J, Ohtsubo K, Jongdee S, Xie L, Bassinello PZ, Resurreccion A, Ahmad R, Habibi F, Reinke R (2010) Important sensory properties differentiating premium rice varieties. Rice 3:270-281
  4. Fitzgerald, M. and Resurreccion AP (2009) Maintaining the yield of edible rice in a warming world. Functional Plant Biology 36 : 1037-1045
  5. Fitzgerald, M., Bergman CJ, Resurreccion AP, Moller J, Jimenez R, Reinke RF, Martin M, Blanco P, Molina F, Chen MH, Kuri V., Romero M, Habibi F, Umemoto T, Jongdee S, Gratero E, Reddy KR, Bassinello PZ, Sivakami Rajeswari, Rani NS, Das S, Wang YJ, Indrasari SD, Ramli A, Ahmad R, Dipti SS, Xie L, Lang NT, Singh P, Toro DC, Tavasoli F, Mestres C (2009) Addressing the Dilemmas of Measuring Amylose in Rice Cereal Chem 86 : 492-498
  6. Juliano BO, Perez CM and Resurreccion AP (2009) Apparent amylose content and gelatinization temperature types of Philippine rice accessions in the IRRI gene bank. The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 92: 4 pages
  7. Resurreccion AP, Makino A, Bennett J and Mae T (2002) Effect of light intensity on the growth and photosynthesis of rice under different sulfur concentrations. Soil Sci Plant Nutr 48: 71-77
  8. Resurreccion AP, Makino A, Bennett J, and Mae T (2001) Effects of sulfur nutrition on the growth and photosynthesis of rice. Soil Sci Plant Nutr 47: 611-620
  9. Resurreccion AP, Villareal CP, Parco A, Second G and Juliano BO (1994) Classification of cultivated rices into indica and japonica types by the isozyme, RFLP and two milled-rice methods. Theor Appl Genet 89:14-18
  10. Resurreccion AP, Li X, Okita TW and Juliano BO (1993) Characterization of poorly digested protein of cooked rice protein bodies. Cereal Chem 70:101-103
  11. Juliano BO, Hussain A, Resurreccion AP and Bushuk W (1991) Effect of phytate on the aluminum lactate PAGE pattern of brown rice protein. Cereal Chem 68: 317-318
  12. O’Keefe SF, Resurreccion AP, Wilson LA and Murphy PA (1991) Temperature effect on the binding of volatile flavor compounds to soy protein in aqueous model systems. J Food Sci 56: 802-806
  13. O’Keefe SF, Wilson LA, Resurreccion AP and Murphy PA (1991) Determination of the binding of hexanal to soy glycinin and -conglycinin in an aqueous model system using headspace technique. J Agr Food Chem 39:1022-1028