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Examining life: Graduate studies in the life sciences

UC Davis is a center of excellence in the life sciences. Our interdisciplinary programs in biochemistry, molecular, cellular and development biology; microbiology; and genetics are among the highest ranked in the nation, providing students opportunities to work with renowned researchers in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. With a focus on discovery, UC Davis is educating the next generation of scholars and citizens for the biological challenges of the future.

Students interested in graduate studies in biochemistry, molecular, cellular and development biology; microbiology; and genetics should apply now. The deadline is December 15 for priority consideration; though some final deadlines vary, depending upon the program.

(Photo of Lorena Navarro, assistant professor in microbiology, middle, wearing purple gloves, with graduate and undergraduate students looking at Yersinia, a bacteria, by Karin Higgins/UC Davis)

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