Graduate Programs

The eight graduate programs in biology-related disciplines at UC Davis are managed by interdisciplinary graduate groups through the College of Biological Sciences. To apply online, or for additional information about graduate education at UC Davis, visit the Graduate Studies web site, or call (530) 752-0650.

Download a PDF of our Biological Sciences Graduate Programs Brochure

Designated Emphases

A Designated Emphasis (DE) is a specialization which is related to two or more existing Ph.D. programs. DE's that relate to CBS-managed graduate groups are:

Biophotonics and Bioimaging


Organism-Environment Interaction

Stem and Progenitor Cells (pdf)

Reproductive Biology

Translational Research