Animal Biology

About the Program

Learn More About the Program

The Animal Biology Graduate Group is designed for students interested in integrated animal biology. Research typically focuses on a multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary question and is strengthened by an understanding of organismal animal biology. The Animal Biology Graduate Group offers a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Animal Biology.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Jan 15, 2023
General: May 1, 2023
Space Available: Jun 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Jennie Buse
(530) 752-2382 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
James Oltjen
(530) 752-5650 |

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: General
Kristina Horback
Animal Science

Advisor: General
Russ Hovey
Animal Science
(530) 752-1682 |

Advisor: General
Jennifer Larsen
Vm: Molecular Bio Sciences
(530) 752-4738 |

Advisor: Primary Contact
Elizabeth Maga
Animal Science
(530) 752-5930 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
James Oltjen
Anr Animal Science
(530) 752-5650 |

Advisor: General
Maurice Pitesky
Anr Vm Population Hlth&Reprod
(530) 752-3215 |

Advisor: General
Fabio Soares De Lima
Vm: Population Hlth & Reprod
(530) 752-7290 |

Advisor: General
Anne Todgham
Animal Science
(530) 752-1897 |