Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior - NPB

Department of NPB
UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

NPB Business Office
196 Briggs Hall
Phone: (530) 752-0203
Fax: (530) 752-5582

Undergraduate Advising
Biology Academic Success Center (BASC)
1023 Science Lab Building
(530) 752-0410

Department Chair
W. Martin Usrey

Department MSO
Cynthia Roberts

NPB Recruitment Bar



Tentative Course Offerings

Lab courses for which each TA position is 35-50% time

Class # Class Name Quarter(s) Percent Employment
EXB 104L Exercise Biology Lab Fall, Spring 50%
EXB 106L Gross Anatomy Winter 50%
EXB 111 Envir. Effects on Physical Perf. Winter 50%
EXB 112 Clinical Exercise Physiology Winter 50%
EXB 115 Biomechanical Bases of Movement Fall 50%
EXB 126 Tissue Mechanics Winter 50%
NPB 100L Neurobiology Spring 50%
NPB 101L Systemic Physiology Fall, Winter, Spring, SS 50%
NPB 124 Comparative Neuroanatomy Winter 50%

Lecture/discussion courses for which each TA position is 25-50% time

Class # Class Name Quarter(s) Percent Employment
EXB 10 Exercise & Fitness Fall, Spring 35%
EXB 101 Exercise Physiology Fall, Spring 50%
EXB 102 Motor Learn. & Sport Psych. Fall, Winter 35%
EXB 103 Intro to Human Movement Spring 50%
NPB 10 Elementary Human Physiology Winter 35%
NPB 12 Human Nervous System Fall 50%
NPB 14 Illusions and the Brain Winter 35%
NPB 68 Intro to Biology of Addiction Spring 35%
NPB 100 Neurobiology Fall, Winter, Spring 50%
NPB 101 Systemic Physiology Fall, Winter, Spring, SS 50%
NPB 102 Animal Behavior Fall, Winter 50%
NPB 114 Gastrointestinal Physiology Fall 50%
NPB 152 Hormones and Behavior Spring 50%
NPB 168 Neurobiology of Addictive Drugs Spring 50%

Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate student, in residence, with a minimum GPA of 3.00. Teaching Assistants will devote time to teaching and teaching-related duties such as leading discussion and laboratory sections, grading reports and examinations, and holding office hours. If you are interested in a position, the link for our online application system is

Reader positions are also available for various EXB and NPB courses.

Applications are accepted online at

We will begin reviewing applications for Fall 2015 by June 1, 2015

Questions or Comments? | Last Updated: January 28, 2014.
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