Animal Science

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The Department of Animal Science's mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about animals, for the betterment of animals, society, and the environment in California and beyond.

The Department of Animal Science has an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to its research, teaching, extension, and outreach programs. The core competency is the whole organismal study of domestic and/or wild animals in their respective environments.

Key disciplinary and research areas:

  • Genetics/genomics
  • Animal physiology
  • Nutrient metabolism
  • Animal behavior/welfare
  • Sustainable animal agriculture


Visit http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/

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Apr 22, 2014 Andrew Magee, animal biology major: premier undergraduate award for work on evolution.

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Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

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Apr 22, 2014 Andrew Magee, animal biology major: premier undergraduate award for work on evolution.

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Contact information

1202 Meyer Hall
(530) 754-7915

http://asac.ucdavis.edu