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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.

Nadya and Carmen

Students recognized at the International Congress of Entomology

Congratulations to Nadya Muchoney and Carmen Mo who won first and second place in the Graduate Student Poster Presentation competition at the International Congress of Entomology. Both students research the ecological consequences of the insect immune response.

Angela Hornsby

EECB student and professor win prestigious awards

Congratulations to Angela Hornsby for being named the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents' 2015 Graduate Scholar and to Prof. Jim Sedinger for recieving the UNR Graduate Academic Advisor Award!

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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