Skip to main content

Biophysics

Students gain advanced knowledge of the physical laws governing the properties and interaction of biomolecules and cells; structural biology; membrane dynamics; ion transport; electron transfer; nuclei acid; applied optics; computational biology; cellular regulation; and imaging. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in biophysics.

Information

Program Address

Biophysics
227 Life Sciences Addition
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-4863
Fax: 
(530) 752-8822

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Biological Sciences
Major Code: 
GBPH

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Jan 15, 2021
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I under special circumstances only
M.S. Plan II under special circumstances only
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

While an M.S. degree may be obtained while pursuing a Ph.D. degree, only Ph.D. applications will be accepted.

Exceptions

QE Exception: No outside member needed

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2021
anparikh@ucdavis.edu

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Med:Medical Microbiology & Imm
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-3498 | jaeisen@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Chemistry
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
dbgoodin@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Biochem & Molecular Med
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-4569 | tjue@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Chemistry
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 754-9678 | gyliu@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 848-9340 | mllongo@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Molecular & Cellular Bio
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 754-9774 | jmnunnari@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Plant Sciences
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
deruncie@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med:Physiology & Membrane Biol
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-4131 | jsack@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med:Biochem & Molecular Med
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
jbsiegel@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Plant Biology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-0624 | smtheg@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med:Physiology & Membrane Biol
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-3932 | ivorobyov@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Biochem & Molecular Med
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2021
(530) 754-7583 | jcvoss@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Molecular & Cellular Bio
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-1136 | dkwilson@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Med:Physiology & Membrane Biol
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-5298 | yarovoy@ucdavis.edu

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies