The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences is one of four colleges in the country dedicated to the study of biological sciences. Our faculty, researchers and students explore fundamental questions about life. The College of Biological Sciences is advancing the planet's knowledge, exploring life processes to identify opportunities and meet the demands of the 21st century.

Our mission

  • To create and deliver exceptional and innovative undergraduate programs in the biological sciences.
  • To develop future leaders in the biological sciences through outstanding programs of graduate and postdoctoral education.
  • To foster an environment in which faculty members and students perform creative and substantial research that advances discovery in the biological sciences.
  • To impact the campus, the state of California, the nation and the world through service, community engagement, and scientific leadership.

College Facts & Distinctions

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