Welcome to the UC Davis Department of Animal Science! Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond. As you will see as you explore our website, our program is vibrant, diverse, and comprehensive with our research and teaching programs covering the molecule to the ecosystem as it pertains to animals. -James Murray, Ph.D., Department Chair
Lucydalila Cedillo (Animal Science, class of '16) was awarded the University Medal, which recognizes a graduating senior for excellence in undergraduate studies, outstanding community service and the promise of future scholarship and contributions to society. She has since accepted an offer of admission to Harvard University's Biological and Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program where she is pursuing her dream of becoming a professor at a research institution.