Future of CPB

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Population biology is still developing as an interdisciplinary science. As society's need to understand the processes that govern biodiversity expands, the role of the Center for Population Biology will also grow.

Since its establishment, CPB has enjoyed an extraordinary period of productivity and success, driven by the enthusiastic input from our faculty, the professional success of our students and postdoctoral fellows, and financial support from the UC Davis campus and beyond.

The scientific prospects for the future are even brighter. In the years ahead, the major programmatic challenge for the CPB will be to expand the breadth of its interdisciplinary goals, while securing permanent funds to continue to attract and train the next generation of scientific leaders. CPB will continue to cultivate the most innovative research in population biology, and produce the leaders of the next generation of population biologists.