About the Department

Student Announcements

Events & Seminars

  • April 25 at 4:10 pm Dr. Joanne Emerson, UC Davis, Department of Plant Pathology, “Host-linked soil viral ecology along a permafrost thaw gradient”, 1022 Life Sciences

  • May 2 at 4:10 pm Dr. Melanie Gareau, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology “Mind over Microbes: How the gut microbiota may influence the brain and behavior”, 1022 Life Sciences

  • May 9 at 4:10 pm Taylor Reiter, UC Davis, Department of Food Science & Technology, C. Titus Brown lab, “TBA”, 1022 Life Sciences

News & Awards

  • Congratulations to Professor Scott Dawson, for his promotion to full Professor. This is a highly deserved recognition of his great contributions to the academic mission of our department, college and university.


  • Sociovirology: Conflict, Cooperation, and Communication among Viruses. [Diaz-Munoz]
  • Pathways of DNA unlinking: A story of stepwise simplification. [Vazquez]
  • Multi-invasions Are Recombination Byproducts that Induce Chromosomal Rearrangements. [Heyer]