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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 17, 2018
Finalist: The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—and Us, by Richard O. Prum (Doubleday) Nominated Work   A...
March 27, 2018
Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeffrey Townsend published an article in Scientific American on how evolution research could...
March 27, 2018
Congratulations to Christopher Dutton! The winner of the 2018 Grant A. Harris Fellowship Christopher Dutton, a graduate student is the winner of the 2018 Grant A. Harris...