Ateneo Biological Organization –eXplore.eXperience.eXcel

Ateneo Biological Organization –eXplore.eXperience.eXcel

Science and Technology Cluster

PRESIDENT: Girome Seatiel A. Quemado


The Ateneo Biological Organization – eXplore. eXperience. eXcel. or BOx, for short, is the premier Ateneo organization dedicated to the biological sciences. BOx caters to more than just aficionados of science – what sets this family apart is their mutual passion for life. This love incites the members to see the world through a different lens – one that enables them to join together in igniting greater appreciation for the world and the organisms within it.
This year, BOx aims to foster a stronger sense of camaraderie, by inviting old and new members alike to come home. Join us as we rise up and build upon the memories of yesteryear, and bring to fruition our shared goal of being conscientious leaders in advocating a stronger awareness and appreciation for bioeducation, animal welfare, and biodiversity through social action.


The Ateneo Biological Organization, being the premier Ateneo organization dedicated to the biological sciences, envisions itself and its members as competent and conscientious leaders of advocacy and action in biodiversity, bio-education and animal welfare for the Philippines.


BOx aims to form individuals who are guided by Ignatian spirituality and sense of service as they eXplore issues concerning the diversity of life; eXperience social transformation through active involvement and concrete action; and eXcel as leaders in nation-building through their chosen endeavors.

Core Competencies:

  •   Supplementary Academic Support through Education on the Life Sciences and Biodiversity
  •   Empowering the Community with Advocacy and Action in Biodiversity, Bio-education and Animal Welfare

  1. BOx was awarded the LS Student Group of the Year in 2015, coincidentally on its tenth year of establishment.
  2. All those tags on the LS trees are courtesy of BOx and their partners, the Department of Biology and the Ateneo Environmental Management Coalition.
  3. Every year, BOx “adopts” and raises funds for the conservation of a particular species. So far, we have done whales and dugongs.


  1. BOx Academy – Tutorial System for Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


Bring Your Own Dog Day (BYOD)

Philippine Biology Olympiad


Bring Your Own Dog Day (BYOD)

Bring Your Own Dog Day (BYOD) is a day dedicated to spreading awareness for man’s best friends through spending time with dogs over at the Sec Field!

Philippine Biology Olympiad

BioCamp, renamed Philippine Biology Olympiad, is BOx’s flagship project which hosts High school students from all over the nation to hone their knowledge and appreciation for Biology.


BioNight is a night where BOxers can let loose, dance to the beats of the finest DJs, and most of all, have fun. The best part? It’s open to the public! Let BOx show you how to party harder.


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