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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

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Learn about our program of study and core requirements.

People

Student Doing Field Research

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

Research

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

Careers

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.

 Forister PNAS figures

EECB faculty and students in PNAS

Congrats to EECB faculty Matt Forister, Angela Smilanich, and Lee Dyer, and EECB students Josh Jahner, Andrea Glassmire, and Nick Pardikes, on their major collaborative paper in PNAS describing global patterns of insect-plant herbivory (Forister et al., January 2015).

 Peatland fire

Watts and co-authors in Nature Geoscience

Research by EECB faculty member Adam Watts and co-authors on the degradation of peatlands through smoldering fires was chosen as an Editor's Pick in Nature Geoscience (Turetsky et al., December 2014).  Learn more about peat fires.    

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EECB alumni and faculty in special issue of ICB

Recent EECB graduates Cynthia Downs, Ned Dochtermann, and Fran Sandmeier help author a special issue on the emerging field of ecoimmunology in the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology (ICB September 2014).

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


ldyer@unr.edu

Phone (775) 784-1360

Max Fleischmann Agriculture Building, 142

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