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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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Museum featured in Silver & Blue

In just its second year of operation, the Museum of Natural History was selected for a feature article on University District Museums in the Fall 2015 issue of Nevada Silver & Blue. Congratulations to the curators, staff, and volunteers who have helped the Museum make a huge impact in such short time!


Exciting New Paper From Dr. Feldman and Team!

Is there more than one way to skin a newt?  Convergent toxin resistance in snakes is not due to a common genetic mechanism.

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Events, Colloquia, EcoLunches

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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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