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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. 

News

April 1, 2014
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology graduate students Ignacio Quintero and Samuel Snow have won Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF...
March 6, 2014
Jetz et al 2012 (Nature bird family tree) http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/03/beautiful-science/#slide-id-561721 These images, from a new exhibit at the British Library...
March 5, 2014
Richard Prum, Yale professor of ornithology, spoke about the evolutionary implications of physical beauty. http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2014/03/05/prum-discusses-beauty-...