The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University is home to broad, interdisciplinary and highly collaborative research with particular expertise in population, community, ecosystem, and macroecology; in evolutionary genetics, developmental evolution, behavioral evolution, and evolutionary medicine; and in phylogenetics, systematics, and biodiversity.  We are committed to producing world-class scientists, educators and professionals through undergraduate and graduate education. 


Wildebeest Crossing the Mara River
June 20, 2017
A new paper from the Post Lab published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explores mass drowning of wildebeest during their annual migration. Each year 1...
December 8, 2016
Ben Chan, from the Turner lab, had his interesting research on phage therapy featured in a recent STAT article by Carl Zimmer.  The full article can be found at https://www....
November 22, 2016
Congratulations to Nikunj! The winner of the Ton Damman Award for 2016 is Nikunj Goel for his presentation entitled “Spatiotemporal dynamics of savanna-forest distribution...