Professor Kristina Horback looks over the a piglet in her personality study as Maggie Creamer, lab manager, and Sasha Montero, an animal biology major, assist during the pig personality research in the Swine Facility on March 14, 2017. Professor Kristina Horback’s research is on four-week-old piglets to access personality and the role that it plays in animal welfare. (Photo credit: Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)

 

Current members of the Horback lab (Fall 2017)

 

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Whether you would like to volunteer your time or earn credit toward an internship, we welcome the support of undergraduate students in the Animal Behavior and Cognition Lab. Tasks may include animal handling, experiment construction, data collection, and video coding. Please contact Dr. Horback at kmhorback@ucdavis.edu providing a cover letter and resume to hear of current opportunities.

Department of Animal Science Undergraduate Internships

 

Prospective Graduate Students

The Horback Lab is currently accepting new graduate students through the Animal Behavior Graduate Group (PhD only) and Animal Biology Graduate Group (PhD and MS).

If interested in joining us, please contact Dr. Kristina Horback at kmhorback@ucdavis.edu and include your CV, GPA, GRE scores, and a summary of your background and long-term career goals.

 

Piglets in a personality study busy about during the pig personality research in the Swine Facility on March 14, 2017. Professor Kristina Horback’s research is on four-week-old piglets to access personality and the role that it plays in animal welfare. (Photo credit: Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis).