Research that Matters
Innovative research addresses global grand challenges in climate change, conservation, and emerging diseases.
Training the Next Generation
BS, MS, and PhD programs train the next generation of scholars with the scientific and professional skills to tackle pressing problems.
Collaborations with agencies, non-profits, industry, and other academic disciplines keep research and training on the cutting edge.
Committed to Inclusion
A supportive departmental culture enables excellence through diversity, equity, and openness.
Biology for a Better World
Welcome to the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
World-class faculty lead research programs and train students while meeting the needs of California residents and advancing scientific discovery.
The undergraduate curriculum emphasizes breadth and depth in ecology and evolution while providing opportunities for research experience and career development.
Masters and PhD programs offer preparation for diverse career paths in an inclusive community with excellent mentoring and graduate support.
Research in EEB
Faculty and trainees have access to world-class research facilities from the latest genetic sequencing technologies to an unparalleled network of field sites distributed across California’s diverse ecosystems.
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The California Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce that 14 new members have joined the ranks of the Academy Fellows, a governing group of more than 450 distinguished scientists and other leaders....
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