Dr. Francis Baleta, the University PSC coordinator, once again hogged the limelight as he won three major awards at the 6th National Fisheries Research and Development Scientific Conference (NFRDI SciCon) on October 1-2, 2014 held at Hotel Christia Resort, San Mateo, Rizal. This annual convention was attended by several sectors comprising the fisheries, aquaculture, capture fisheries, and post-harvest fisheries industry grow-out and hatchery operators, fish feed developers, support system manufacturers, students, faculty and staff researchers from different academic institutions in the Philippines.

Dr. Baleta presented three papers under the Aquaculture category during the said conference. All his papers received the First, Second, and Third Place.  The said papers was conducted by him and five others also from ISU, namely, Liberato V. Laureta Jr. Mary Jane S. Apines-Amar, Philip Ian P. Padilla, Gerald F. Quinitio and Jiann-Chu Chen.(RSGuingab)