DR. MA. JOSIE V. SUMAGUE
Associate Professor
College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

She is an Associate Professor of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, Philippines. Currently, she is the head of the Food Microbiology Division of the IFST. She is a graduate of Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science from the University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna. She teaches various food science courses such as food product and process development, microbiological aspects of processing and tropical food processing. She is involved in various researches such as food product development, control of harmful microorganisms in food and food safety. She has been a senior author and co-author of various scientific paper presentations and publications. She serves also as a speaker in food safety trainings and workshops.