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.


January 19, 2018
Günter Wagner, faculty member at the Yale Systems Biology Institute, has received the 2018 Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal from the National Academy of Sciences. The Alison...
January 13, 2018
The key to a successful pregnancy: a tamed immune reaction - Arun Chavan presents at SICB In work reported last week at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and...
The Evolution of Beauty
December 12, 2017
The New York Times has just announced that EEB Professor Rick Prum’s new book, “The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal...