Strategic Initiatives Manager
Interdisciplinary Research & Strategic Initiatives
Office of Research
Ana Lucia is an experienced research professional in the agriculture technology field. Before joining UC Davis Office of Research, she was director of research at local ag-tech start-up Marrone Bio Innovations, where she led a multidisciplinary team of scientists. Her work produced multiple patents and publications related to the use of microorganisms for plant protection and plant health. She brings experience in strategic planning, project management and multidisciplinary research collaborations. In her role as Strategic Initiatives Manager she will help develop partnerships and networks for strategic research initiatives across campus. Ana Lucia holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry from UC Davis.