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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.


Congratulations, Jake!

Congrats and best wishes to EECB student Jake Dittel (Vander Wall lab), who successfully defended his dissertation (Ph.D., May 2016) on the coexistence and distribution of seed-dispersing animals.

 gsa awards 2016

EECB students recognized by GSA

EECB students recently were recognized by the UNR Graduate Student Association. Anne Espeset was recognized as the outstanding graduate student of the year; Jessica Reimche was awarded the Milton Glick Scholarship; and, Andrea Glassmire, Josh Hallas, and Jared Fuller were each awarded funding for their research. Great job!

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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