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.


December 2, 2019
The paper entitled “Evolution of placental invasion and cancer metastasis are causally linked” has been published in Nature Ecology & Evolution and states that animals...
David M. Post
November 27, 2019
David M. Post, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  David was elected to...
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...