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.
Find out more about our research expertise and opportunities for your program specialization.
News and Announcements
EECB student wins first prize for student talk at national meeting in Canada
Nadya Muchoney was awarded first place for her talk in the Student Competition for the President's Prize at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Entomological Society of Canada, and Entomological Society of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Nadya's talk covered her research studying the use of an introduced host-plant in providing protection against viral infection in a native insect herbivore, Anartia jatrophae. Congrats Nadya!
EECB student awarded scholarship for work in Lake Tahoe Basin
Congratulations to EECB student Tessa Putz for being awarded the Lake Tahoe Basin Sciences and Research Scholarship. This was presented at the Nevada Water Resources Association's 2018 Fall Symposium. Tessa has been working on mapping the white satin moth infestation and hopes to quantify the role that genetics, environment and management have on aspen susceptibility to defoliation.
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