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. 


October 21, 2015
Genetic studies determine that Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Archipelago has two giant tortoise species. On Santa Cruz Island in the center of the Galapagos Archipelago...
August 18, 2015
EEB Professor David Post and two alumni are among authors of the most Notable Papers of the Last Century compiled by the Ecology Society of America (ESA) as part of their...
Cong Liang
July 22, 2015
Cong Liang, graduate student in the Wagner lab, won the best poster prize at the meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution in Vienna, July 12th. Cong’s...