Gail L. Patricelli, Ph.D., Chairperson of the Group
Faculty. The Group includes faculty from 12 departments in five schools and colleges.
Graduate Study. The Ph.D. program in Animal Behavior is an interdepartmental program focusing on the mechanisms underlying behavior, the evolution of behavior, and the applications of behavior to current problems in conservation biology and animal welfare. The program trains students for teaching and research in a variety of areas, including anthropology, animal science, ecology, entomology, neurobiology, psychology, physiology, veterinary science, wildlife biology, and zoology. Resources available to students, in addition to various departmental facilities, include those of the California National Primate Research Center, Bodega Marine Laboratory, and the UC Natural Reserve System.
The Master of Science degree is offered only en route to the Ph.D.
There is an application deadline of Dec 1 for fall quarter.