Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

The CAMPOS Mission Continues: Newly Inducted Scholars Add to Faculty Diversity

November 20, 2018
UC Davis is committed to CAMPOS: Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. Campus leaders made that clear during the induction ceremony for the university’s newest CAMPOS Faculty Scholars, which included College of Biological Sciences faculty Wilsaan M. Joiner and James A. Letts.

Social Bee-stortion: Exploring Pesticide’s Effects on Pollinators

November 08, 2018
In a study appearing in Science, researchers show that the pesticide imidacloprid, which has been sold in the U.S. since 1994, disrupts bumblebee (Bombus impatiens) nest behavior, causing reduced growth in exposed colonies.

Bird Brain Maps: Study Explores the Neuroecology of Flocking in Birds

November 05, 2018
In Frontiers in Neuroscience, researchers provide the scientific community with comprehensive brain maps of the hormone receptors that may be involved in the flocking behaviors of European starlings, house sparrows and rock doves.