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Mission and Vision

The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences is at the forefront of scientific innovation and discovery. With the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research and community involvement, the college forges interdisciplinary partnerships that help transform the discoveries made through the study of basic biology into applied solutions to global challenges.

Mission statement

  • Create exceptional and innovative undergraduate programs in the biological sciences.
  • Develop future leaders through outstanding programs of graduate and postdoctoral education.
  • Foster an environment in which faculty and students perform creative and substantial research that advances discovery.

Vision statement

To impact the campus, the state of California, the nation and the world through service, community engagement, and scientific innovation and leadership.