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.


November 1, 2019
Congratulations to Martha Muñoz who has been identified by The Scientist magazine as a “Scientist to Watch” in their November, 2019, issue.  Read more about Martha and her...
Pentadactyl amniote limbs have disparate patterns of genetic differentiation of digits. Photographs of right forelimbs at the stages sampled, dorsal perspective.
July 19, 2019
Recent Post Doc Tom Stewart and members of Gunter Wagner’s lab have published a paper in Nature Communications  that discusses the dramatic evolutionary dynamism in the...