The Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology (EECB) Ph.D. program is for students who want to build in-depth understanding of ecosystems and the organisms that inhabit them -- and help shape policies that respect these natural wonders.
The Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary program bringing together faculty and students from multiple departments at the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as from the Desert Research Institute and the Great Basin Institute. It is designed to prepare graduates for high-level careers as scientists and researchers. These may include positions within public agencies, such as government land bureaus; with private organizations, such as social advocacy groups; or even in academia. To learn more about the career possibilities, visit the program's career resource page.
Students in this program also enjoy access to numerous departmental laboratories, as well as several research centers, including the Chemical Ecology Center, the Nevada Genomics Center, the Whittell Forest and Wildlife Area/Little Valley Field Station and the Valley Road Field Laboratory.