University of California, Davis
Building upon her academic training in the life sciences, Jamie is the Manager for the Office of Corporate Relations, working broadly to support industry partnerships at UC Davis. Often the first point of contact with companies wanting to engage with campus, she works to understand the needs of companies and match them with the university’s authentic strengths. This involves working closely with faculty members to discover the science relevant to both the company and the university. In addition, Jamie functions as the team lead within the office, acting in partnership with other campus units, including development, contracting services, and units of the Office of Research including sponsored projects and technology transfer, to build corporate partnerships. Before joining OCR, Jamie was part of the UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center where she worked as a UC Discovery Fellow to develop substantial, long-term collaborations and partnerships between university researchers and the seed industry. Jamie has a Ph.D. from UC Davis in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and an H.B.S in Biochemistry & Biophysics from Oregon State University.