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.
Meet the faculty and students who contribute to our diverse research and our international recognition.
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News and Announcements
Matocq receives outreach award
EECB faculty member Marjorie Matocq received the 2015 UNR Distinguished Faculty Outreach Award for her high school outreach program, Molecules on the Road (MOTR). Over the years, MOTR has paired with high school teachers to bring hands-on molecular genetic techniques to thousands of students in the Reno area, enriching their in-class experiences and bringing genetic concepts to life. Congratulations, Marjorie!
EECB students win Biology awards
Congratulations to the EECB students who received 2015 UNR Biology Department awards: Israel Borokini (Brussard Endowed Scholarship in EECB); Josh Harrison, Dovid Kozlovsky, and Nick Pardikes (Ben & Beatrice Edwards Biology Endowed Scholarship); Lanie Galland (Jerry & Betty Wilson Biology Scholarship); and Carrie Branch and Andrea Glassmire (Diana Hadley-Lynch Endowed Scholarship). Well done, everyone!