CBS Student Clubs

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The ASBMB is devoted to building a national network of undergraduate students and faculty for the advancement of research, education, and science outreach. Our mission is to provide networking opportunities and career development opportunities at regional and national conferences, access to research and science outreach, as well as grants and awards to facilitate these aims.

For more information, and to attend the club’s next meeting, visit this website.

American Society for Microbiology UC Davis Chapter

ASM is the undergraduate Davis Chapter of the National American Society for Microbiology. We are an academically oriented club that provides a friendly environment for peers to meet, to network, and have fun! The Club brings in guest speakers to talk about their current research and provide opportunities for our members to be a part of that research. The Club also host field trips to potential future workplaces in the field. Are you interested yet? Join the club!

For more information, and to attend the club’s next meeting, visit this website.

Bio Boosters

Are you a motivated biology major looking to get more involved with the university and the community? Joining the College of Biological Sciences Bio Boosters will allow you to network with faculty and peers, while offering valuable support that strengthens Davis as a whole. You're sure to find a fulfilling experience in their wide range of community outreach, whether it be serving as campus tour guides, doing experiments for children, giving presentations to high schools, or any one of their many other community service activities.

Meetings occur every Wednesday in 1022 Life Sciences from 6-7PM

Contact Club President Gillian Herold ( for information about how to join.

Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Club

The NPB club's mission is to provide UC Davis students with an opportunity to enhance their educational experience and increase public awareness of the major's topics!

All meetings are from 7:10-8pm in 197 Briggs Hall unless otherwise noted. For more information, and to attend the club’s next meeting, visit this website.

Molecular and Cellular Biology Club

The MCB Club is a group for students interested in learning about molecular and cellular biology. Joining this group is a great way to meet fellow students, network with researchers, and be involved in the life sciences at UC Davis. During meetings, guest speakers are invited to speak. Past speakers have included research professors or health professionals. Members also participate in fun social events. The MCB Club is open to students of all majors.

For more information, and to attend the club’s next meeting, visit this website.

Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS)

The UC Davis SEEDS Campus Ecology Chapters affiliates serves to further the mission of SEEDS. Chapter leaders and student members of each chapter engage in activities to promote ecology through education, outreach, recruitment, and career development. Each Chapter customizes its program to the interests of its members and the needs of its campus and community.

Examples of chapter activities include but are not limited to:

  • developing a local chapter web page and making significant contribution to the student online community and engaging in dialogue
  • planning campus activities to support the goal and mission of the Chapter and SEEDS
  • planning and attending field trips
  • inviting guest speakers
  • hosting ecology career seminars
  • sending students to professional meetings in an ecology or related discipline

The UC Davis SEEDS Club is organized via the Evolution and Ecology Department. Contact Dr. Sharon Strauss for more information.

View more or start your own club!

Interested in starting your own student organization on matters related to biology? CBS welcomes student initiative and community building opportunities. Visit the Center for Student Involvement to learn more about other existing student-run organizations, and learn what it takes to start a student-run organization at UC Davis.