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College of Biological Sciences
Fuel Discovery in the Life Sciences this Give Day!

From the building blocks of life to the sprawling diversity of whole ecosystems, the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences (CBS) explores every facet of life on Earth. With over 125 dedicated faculty, we prepare our students to explore, discover and solve our world’s greatest problems. Your gift to CBS supports the success of more than 6,000 students with an investment in the entire life sciences footprint at UC Davis. Join us in cultivating the next generation of leaders committed to addressing 21st-century challenges!

Unsure where to give? In addition to supporting one of our many Give Day challenges, the CBS Dean's Circle or the CBS Annual Fund provides immediate support for college-wide needs. Become part of our donor family today!

Your gift, no matter the amount, makes a tangible impact. By supporting the UC Davis College pf Biological Sciences, you’re fostering world-class education, driving groundbreaking research and catalyzing discoveries in human and animal health, cancer, neuroscience, genetic and infectious diseases and more.

Join our generous supporters and make a gift to the College of Biological Sciences today!

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Battle of the Colleges
Support your College to move them up the leader board. A gift of any size will increase their ranking!
Rank Colleges Gifts
1 College of Engineering 484
2 College of Biological Sciences 297
3 College of Letters and Science 265
4 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences 253
Ended
$5,000
AvenueB Program Challenge
THANK YOU to Noel Dybdal, Paul Lutes, John Cuppoletti & Danuta H. Malinowska and all those who gave to the AvenueB Program this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program Challenge
THANK YOU to Dzung Trinh, MD, FACP & Loren Alving, MD and all those who gave to the Biology Undergrad Scholars Program Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
CBS Graduate Group Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Steve and Tammy Conston and all those who gave to the CBS Graduate Group Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
CBS Undergraduate Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Roger Halualani and all those who gave to the College of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Support fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$12,500
Charles and Nanci Cooper Undergraduate Research Award
THANK YOU to Charles and Nanci Cooper and all those who gave to the Charles and Nanci Cooper Undergraduate Research Award this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$2,500
College of Biological Sciences Annual Fund Challenge #2
THANK YOU to Ronald Mito and all those who gave to the College of Biological Sciences Annual Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$25,000
Dr. Judith Simpson Schreider HPA Endowment Challenge
THANK YOU to an anonymous donor and all those who gave to the Dr. Judith Simpson Schreider Health Professions Advising Endowment this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$7,155
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Evolution & Ecology General Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Sandor Szego and Nancy Chang and all those who gave to Evolution and Ecology General Support this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
Grateful Alumni of Microbiology Challenge
THANK YOU to Daniel R., 1986 Microbiology Graduate and all those who gave to Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Graduate Student Research Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$15,000
Kendra M. Chan Bodega Marine Lab Challenge
THANK YOU to Vicki Moore and all those who gave to the Kendra M. Chan Award this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$95,000
Khaira Family Experiential Learning Challenge
THANK YOU to The Khaira Family and all those who gave to the Khaira Family Experiential Learning Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
Molecular and Cellular Biology General Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Roger Halualani and all those who gave to Molecular and Celluar Biology General Support this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$6,000
Plant Biology Undergraduate Research Challenge
THANK YOU to Maud Hinchee, Ph.D. and all those who gave to the Maud Wrightson Hinchee, Ph.D. Undergraduate Research Award this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$45,000
Quantitative Biology Program Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Dr. Ronald J. Smith and Diane W. Smith and all those who gave to the Quantitative Biology Program Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$10,000
The Chancellor’s Student Impact Challenge
THANK YOU to Chancellor Gary S. May and LeShelle May and all those who gave this Give Day. We are grateful for your support. And, congratulations to the the winners in the top four categories: Space & Satellite Systems Club and American Society of Civil Engineers Support (in the STEM category), Student Start Up Center Fund (in the student success category), Student Emergency Relief Aid Fund (in the student emergency category), and Lacrosse (in the club sports, activities and Athletics’ programs category).
Completed
$10,100
UC Davis Emeriti Association and UC Davis Retirees' Association Give Day Challenge
THANK YOU to UC Davis Emeriti and Retirees' Association and all those who gave this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$2,500
Alumni to Aggie Research Challenge
THANK YOU to George and Ann Lin and all those who gave to the Alumni to Aggie Student Research Award this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
BioLaunch Challenge
THANK YOU to Ed and Harriet Yu and all those who gave to the BioLaunch Program this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$34,500
CBS Dean's Circle Challenge
THANK YOU to College of Biological Sciences Dean's Circle and all those who gave to the CBS Dean's Circle this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
CBS Research Core Endowment Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Roger Halualani and all those who gave to the CBS Research Core Endowment Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
Center for Population Biology Challenge
THANK YOU to an anonymous donor from the Center for Population Biology community and all those who gave to Center for Population Biology General Support this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$6,000
College of Biological Sciences Annual Fund Challenge #1
THANK YOU to Bob DuBridge and Vanitha Ramakrishnan and all those who gave to the College of Biological Sciences Annual Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$2,500
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Challenge
THANK YOU to Margherita and Wolf-Dietrich Heyer and all those who gave to the Microbiology Department Support fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$45,000
Dr. Ronald J. Smith P'11 and Robyn L. Smith '11 Quantitative Biology Research Award Challenge
THANK YOU to Dr. Ronald J. Smith and Diane W. Smith and all those who gave to the Dr. Ronald J. Smith P'11 and Robyn L. Smith '11 Quantitative Biology Research Award Endowment this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$25,000
EVE Scholars Program Challenge
THANK YOU to Jay Stachowicz, Ph.D and all those who gave to the Evolution and Ecology (EVE) Scholars Undergraduate Research Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Genome Center General Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Dr. Ronald J. Smith and Diane W. Smith and all those who gave to the Genome Center General Support fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Health Professions Advising Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Ronald Mito and all those who gave to Health Professions Advising Support this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$95,000
Khaira Family Dean's Support Challenge
THANK YOU to The Khaira Family and all those who gave to the Khaira Family Dean’s Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$20,000
Mark and Carole McNamee Biochemistry Laboratory Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Mark and Carole McNamee and all those who gave to the Mark and Carole McNamee Biochemistry Laboratory Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior General Support Challenge
THANK YOU to Marty Usrey, Ph.D. and all those who gave to the Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior General Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$10,000
Pre-Health Conference Support Challenge
THANK YOU to The Khaira Family and all those who gave to the Pre-Health Conference Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$5,000
Steve and Tammy Conston Scholarship Challenge
THANK YOU to Steve and Tammy Conston and all those who gave to the Steve & Tammy Conston Scholarship Endowment this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
Completed
$2,500
UC Davis Botanical Conservatory Challenge
THANK YOU to Maud Hinchee, Ph.D. and all those who gave to the Botanical Conservatory General Support fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
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Rank State Gifts
1 CA 254
2 NY 7
3 TX 5
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