Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

New Insight on Maternal Infections and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

May 04, 2020
Studies with laboratory mice at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience show how activation of the mother’s immune system during pregnancy can lead to neurological problems in offspring. Researchers have now found a way to detect which mice are susceptible to this effect

The Aggie Tutorial Farm Is Open

April 13, 2020
Though classrooms and laboratories may be closed, College of Biological Sciences faculty, students and staff are finding new ways to support one another's educational needs during the coronavirus pandemic. The Aggie Tutorial Farm is a new website that curates useful data analysis tutorials.

Two UC Davis College of Biological Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars

April 08, 2020
Congratulations are in order for undergraduates Jayashri Viswanathan and Naomi Murray. Both join the 2020-2021 class of Goldwater Scholars, a prestigious undergraduate award program that encourages students to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

Popular Painkiller Ibuprofen Affects Liver Enzymes in Mice

March 11, 2020
The popular painkiller ibuprofen may have more significant effects on the liver than previously thought, according to new research from the University of California, Davis. The study in laboratory mice also shows marked differences between males and females.