Dr. Flores is the associate dean of the Graduate School of the University of the Philippines Los Baños where he also serves an an assistant professor of microbial ecology and biotechnology at the Institute of Biological Sciences. He is also an affiliate faculty at the Faculty of Education of the University of the Philippines Open University and a visiting researcher at the International Center for Biotechnology in Osaka University where he finished his Master in Engineering (Advanced Science and Biotechnology) and Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Biotechnology) degrees. He is one of the staunchest advocates of Planetary Health in the Philippines.
microbial ecology, pathogen ecology, biotechnology and glyco-biology towards agricultural and food security, planetary health and national development.
microscopic ear surgeries, revision surgeries, Head & neck surgeries and skull base surgeries