Research Assistant Professor
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
PhD, Washington State University, Interdisciplinary Sciences (Molecular Biosciences, Economics and Rural Sociology), 2011
MS, University of the Philippines, Technology Management, 2003
BS, Central Luzon State University, Biology, 1996
Dr. Jane Payumo is a Research Assistant Professor with the Entomology department at Michigan State University and a faculty of the World Technology Access Program (WorldTAP). She works closely with the WorldTAP director to plan, research monitor, evaluate and coordinate international research and development projects. This includes: 1) leading in the research evaluation, monitoring and impact assessment initiatives for international development projects of WorldTAP; 2) developing projects for the ASEAN region focused on capacity building and networking; and 3) facilitating access and technology commercialization of agbioresearch technologies to emerging economies.
Dr. Payumo’s academic and policy-related publications (http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1105-5851) focus on scientometrics, innovation management and technology transfer of modern biotechnology. Her interests include: internationalization of science, grant mining, intellectual property management for development countries, econometric studies on international development, capacity building and training on intellectual property and metrics design and development.
Prior to joining MSU, she worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia and Philippine Rice Research Institute in the Philippines. She also has adjunct faculty appointment with Washington State University.
She received her Doctor of Philosophy at Washington State University, Pullman, WA; and undergraduate and Master’s degrees in the Philippines: Bachelor of Science in Biology (Cum laude) from Central Luzon State University and Master in Technology Management (outstanding graduate) from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
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