Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy will lead the British challenge at the World Track Cycling Championship in Los Angeles between 24-27 March.
Hoy won the time-trial at the World Cup event Manchester
Hoy, the defending champion in the kilometre time-trial, and keirin world title holder Jamie Staff have both been included in the 15-strong squad.
The Scot is seen as Britain's best chance of winning a medal in the absence of Bradley Wiggins.
Wiggins will miss out as he is taking two years off from track racing.
Men: Mark Cavendish, Ed Clancy, Matthew Crampton, Steve Cummings, Ross Edgar, Rob Hayles, Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean, Paul Manning, Chris Newton, Jason Queally, Jamie Staff.
Women: Emma Davies, Nikki Harris, Victoria Pendleton.