A biochemist who works to popularize science and communicate it with the general public.
From his brief broadcasting stint with DZRB as a Media Core Representative of the Department of Science & Technology (DOST) in 1998, he hosted the country’s only sports science radio show, “Lab ko ang Sports” at DZUP in 2011 as a KBP member. In 2012, he became the host of “Pinoy Scientist” with Radyo Agila.
Dr. Deocaris holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Tokyo specializing in aging biology and regenerative medicine. He returned to the Philippines as a DOST Balik Scientist and presently works as a Professor at the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) and as a consultant for the stem cell and tissue engineering program of Lung Center of the Philippines.
He presently heads a dynamic research team at the Lung Center of the Philippines and TIP that is creating 3D-printed artificial organs with human stem cells for organ transplantation.