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

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Learn about our program of study and core requirements.

People

Student Doing Field Research

Meet the faculty and students who contribute to our diverse research and our international recognition.

Research

Eschscholzia Californica

Find out more about our research expertise and opportunities for your program specialization.

Careers

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.

Ben Sonnenberg holding a Chickadee

Exciting paper on Chickadee research from Dr. Pravosudov's Lab

Congratulations to EECB students Ben Sonnenberg and Angela Pitera, EECB alumna Carrie Branch, and Dr. Vladimir Pravosudov, for their new article in the journal Current Biology titled "Natural Selection and Spatial Cognition in Wild Food-Caching Mountain Chickadees". Find the article's full text here and a very insightful video, produced by Jennifer Sande, on their Chickadee research here.

Gynandromorphic butterfly (Credit: Josh Jahner)

Interesting NY Times article related to EECB's Josh Jahner's research interests

EECB's postdoctoral research associate, Josh Jahner, has diverse research interests, and has published on diverse topics that vary from bighorn sheep to gynandromorph butterflies; he was recently quoted in a NY Times note on bilateral gynandromorphism (read the article here). Nice work, Josh.

Contact Us

Contact Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Graduate Program (0314)

Lee Dyer, Program Director

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557


ldyer@unr.edu

Phone (775) 784-1360

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