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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.


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


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


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.

EECB students receive NSF Fellowship

Congratulations to EECB students Nadya Muchoney, Danielle Salcido, and Devon Picklum. Nadya and Danielle were recently awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and Devon was awarded an honorable mention.

Harrison featured on the cover of American Journal of Botany

EECB student wins DDIG and has research showcased

Congrats to Josh Harrison for winning a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant

Check out Josh's highlighted work from his recent publication in the American Journal of Botany

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

Fleischmann Agriculture, 142

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