The Animal and Dairy Sciences Cluster

The Animal and Dairy Sciences Cluster (ADSC) was formally created on October 1, 2004 as one of the five clusters of the reorganized UPLB College of Agriculture. The cluster was a merger of the Institute of Animal Science and the Dairy Training and Research Institute.

The organization of the Animal and Dairy Sciences Cluster (ADSC) is part of the reorganization of the UPLB College of Agriculture into functional clusters that aims to promote and sustain competitive edge as a center of excellence in higher education, research and development in agriculture and food sciences. The integration of the Institute of Animal Science (IAS) and the Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI) into the ADSC serves to promote and enhance synergy of strengths, expertise and resources.