STAR Faculty Mentors

Faculty from within the School of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Medicine, College of Biological Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and College of Engineering are eligible to serve as mentors for student Scholars. While serving as mentors, they are expected to fulfill certain criteria.

If you are interested in becoming a STAR mentor, please contact svmstarprogram@ucdavis.edu or visit the STAR Mentor Requirements page for more information.

STAR Mentors - Sorted by Research Topic

The list of faculty mentors is not all-inclusive - other eligible faculty can also be sought after as STAR mentors.  Also, some mentors may be listed under more than one research area.

To find a faculty mentor by name, please visit the STAR Mentors - Alphabetical Listing page.

NOTE: Mentors with an * are affiliated with UC Veterinary Medical Center – San Diego, through the Center for Veterinary Sciences and Comparative Medicine. Please contact Dr. Peter Ernst (pernst@ucsd.edu) or Dr. Christina Sigurdson  (csigurdson@ucsd.edu ) before selecting a mentor at this location.

List of Faculty Research Topics

STARs Abroad

STAR students can complete projects in Dublin, Ireland!

Visit the STARs Abroad page for more information.

Ireland Exchange Notes and Photos

List of Mentors in Dublin, Ireland