Animal Behavior Graduate Group

Amelia Munson, Animal Behavior Ph.D. Candidate, Wins the UC Davis 2021 Grad Slam Competition

April 13, 2021

Animal Behavior Ph.D. candidate Amelia Munson won first place at the UC Davis Grad Slam final round on Thursday, April 8. Her winning presentation “Fact or Fiction: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger” earned her a $2,500 grand prize and the opportunity to advance to the University of California Grad Slam competition, which will be on May 7.

Her presentation examined how introducing environmental stressors on young fish in captivity impacted their ability to adapt to challenges and exhibit anti-predator behaviors as adults.

Joanna C. Chiu

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • UC Davis Genome Center
Research Interests: Molecular Genetics of Animal Behavior and Physiology; Circadian and Seasonal Rhythms; Posttranslational modifications of proteins; Insect Genomics and physiology
Storer Hall 6348, Davis CA 95616

Discovering Curiosity: The Tug of the Tides with Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute Director Richard Grosberg

October 01, 2019
As director of the Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, Richard Grosberg oversees an interdisciplinary body that includes membership from the College of Biological Sciences, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the College of Letters and Science, the College of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Graduate School of Management.