THE 22ND MINDANAO CONVENTION of the Phil. Society for Microbiology on the theme "Strengthening Academe-Industry Partnership in Microbiology for a Sustainable Mindanao" was held on 17-18 November 2017 in Davao City, where Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion gave the Welcome Remarks. Instructor Rovi Gem Villame (Food Sci. and Chem.) was in 1st Place in the Scientific Poster Category for "Rapid capture and detection of E.coli O157:H7 using biofunctionalized magnetic nanoparticles", Michael Bacus (BS Biology) et al was in 2nd Place for "Molecular Surveillance of Rotavirus A in Backyard Pig Farms in Davao City" , and Shem Gempesaw (BSFT) et al received 3rd place for "Preliminary study on the presence of bacteriocin-like inhibitory substances from lactobacillus curvatus F1I2".