Join Us!

We are currently accepting graduate students and undergraduate research volunteers. We are specifically looking for the following:

1)  We are currently recruiting 2 undergraduate researchers to work with Grace Boone on a cat behavior and welfare project. Please apply by contacting Grace at with your resume.


2)  Dr. Moody is recruiting a student to join the Animal Biology Graduate Group as a MS student this coming Fall 2022. Applications are due January 15th 2022. Please send your CV and a summary of your research interests to

The Animal Welfare Epi Lab is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, particularly those that are first-generation students.

All potential graduate students that are interested in joining the lab must apply through one of the following UC Davis graduate groups:

Animal Behavior Graduate Group (PhD program)

Animal Biology Graduate Group (MS & PhD Programs)

Master of Preventative Veterinary Medicine Graduate Group (MPVM Program)