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.


Professor Alvaro Sanchez
July 15, 2021
EEB Professor Alvaro Sanchez has been awarded the Arthur Greer Memorial Prize.  The prize is awarded annually to untenured faculty with outstanding research or publications...
May 7, 2021
The Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS) is pleased to announce the appointments of its new director, Eric J. Sargis, and new associate director, Carla Staver.  The...
April 20, 2021
Congratulations to EEB professor Rick Prum, who has received the Lewis Thomas Prize for writing about science from Rockefeller University.  The Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing...