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 16, 2018
EEB and Peabody alumna Mary Caswell Stoddard is a recipient of the 2018 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.  
May 22, 2018
Katherine Mertes and Elizabeth Spriggs were co-awarded the John Spangler Nicholas Prize for the best dissertation by an EEB student this year.  They were recognized for their...
May 17, 2018
Valerie Morley won this year’s R.A. Fisher Prize for most outstanding PhD thesis paper, “Dynamics of molecular evolution in RNA virus populations depend on sudden versus...