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. 


August 23, 2017
Last week, graduate student Evlyn Pless, Professor Jeffrey Powell, and colleagues published their finding of multiple introductions of ‘the yellow fever mosquito’ into...
July 30, 2017
Pregnancy in humans has typically been studied as an anti-inflammatory process, where a mother’s immune system is suppressed to protect the fetus from attack. Why...
July 25, 2017
The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica are actually the birthplace of many modern species of marine life — and perhaps will be the first places to be...