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Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Graduate Program

Our interdisciplinary graduate program brings together faculty and students from a range of departments at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Desert Research Institute, and the Great Basin Institute. As a student, you have the opportunity to customize your education to your scientific interests.

Degree & Admissions


Learn about our program of study and core requirements.


Student Doing Field Research

Meet the faculty and students who contribute to our diverse research and our international recognition.


Eschscholzia Californica

Find out more about our research expertise and opportunities for your program specialization.


Chelydra Serpentina

Check out some of your career options with a doctoral degree in the biological sciences.

News and Announcements

See a full listing of EECB news.

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New Additions to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

PhD student, Israel Borokini and collaborators at the Botanic Garden Conservation International, UK have recently contributed critical information that led to the listing of Okoubaka aubrevillei and Okoubaka michelsonii in the latest release of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. These trees are culturally and medicinally significant in Western and Central Africa. This listing is a key first step towards their conservation.

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Exciting Contribution to Ecology From Nick Pardikes

Check out Nick's fresh paper in Ecology!  It's an excellent read and quite appropriate considering the current weather predictions for the coming season.  Great job Nick!

Events, Colloquia, EcoLunches

See a full listing of EECB events.

Contact Us

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Graduate Program (0314)

Lee Dyer, Program Director

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-1360

Max Fleischmann Agriculture Building, 142

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