About the Program

Yanayacu, Ecuador

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology (EECB) is an interdisciplinary doctoral program bringing together faculty and students from multiple departments at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Desert Research Institute, and the Great Basin Institute.

Our program provides the opportunity to tailor your graduate education to your interests. You will have a team of mentors to guide you through your scientific endeavors and provide you with a solid foundation in research methods and experimental design.

Among our research strengths are:

  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Chemical Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Disease Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Genomics and Molecular Ecology
  • Global Change
  • Limnology and Aquatic Ecology
  • Physiological Ecology
  • Plant-Animal Interactions
  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Soil Ecology
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Chemical Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Disease Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Genomics and Molecular Ecology
  • Global Change
  • Limnology and Aquatic Ecology
  • Physiological Ecology
  • Plant-Animal Interactions
  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Soil Ecology

Students interested in a Master’s degree in EECB subject areas may pursue a Masters degree in the respective home departments of EECB graduate faculty.