(College of Biological Sciences)
W. Martin Usrey, Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department
Department Office. 196 Briggs Hall; 530-752-0203; http://www.npb.ucdavis.edu
The Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Major Program
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
The Program. In the freshman and sophomore years, students majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior build a broad scientific background, taking courses in chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics. As juniors or seniors, students can enroll in a variety of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior courses and related upper division courses. The NPB major contains three tracks: the Neurobiology track, the Physiology track, and the Organism-Environmental Interactions track.
Master Advisor. Dr. Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Lee Miller, Ph.D.
Advising Center. Biology Academic Success Center (BASC); 1023 Sciences Laboratory Building; 530-752-0410; http://basc.ucdavis.edu/
Career Alternatives. Completion of the Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior major provides the foundation for advanced study leading to careers in high school teaching,
Graduate Study. Information on graduate study in neuroscience, physiology or behavior may be obtained by writing the Graduate Adviser, College of Biological Sciences, Graduate Academic Programs. See also the graduate course offerings listed under Animal Behavior (Graduate Group), Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology (Graduate Group), Neuroscience (Graduate Group). See also Graduate Studies.