EEB is harnessing the power of ecology and evolutionary biology to develop solutions to global challenges.

EEB is harnessing the power of ecology and evolutionary power to develop solutions to global challenges.

EEB is harnessing the power of ecology and evolutionary power to develop solutions to global challenges.

EEB is educating the next generation of scholars, professionals and citizens for the biological, environmental and biotechnological challenges of the future.

EEB is educating the next generation of scholars, professionals and citizens for the biological, environmental and biotechnological challenges of the future.

EEB is educating the next generation of scholars, professionals and citizens for the biological, environmental and biotechnological challenges of the future.

EEB is an intellectual hub that bridges fundamental and applied life sciences.

EEB is an intellectual hub that bridges fundamental and applied life sciences.

EEB is an intellectual hub that bridges fundamental and applied life sciences.

EEB is answering fundamental questions in ecology and evolutionary biology.

EEB is answering fundamental questions in ecology and evolutionary biology.

EEB is answering fundamental questions in ecology and evolutionary biology.

opportunities beyond the classroom

students can choose to do field research in our Field or Marine Biology Quarter, take part in our annual Biology Research Symposium or get involved with research with our amazing faculty!

creative and highly interactive, intellectual environment

students are prepared to excel in positions in academia, industry, and governmental / non-governmental organizations.

 

FACULTY

diverse faculty interests

world class faculty study a wide spectrum of research areas including, Behavior, Conservation Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Marine Biology, Paleobiology, Plant Biology, Physiological Ecology, Theory, and Tropical Biology.

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Lawren Sack

I am a plant ecologist interested in the great diversity of morphological and physiological features and functions that plants have evolved to live in their environments. One of the critical physiological functions of plants is the regulation of their water use.

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News


EEB graduate student, Marissa Ochoa, awarded Best Student Poster at this year's Botany 2022 Conference

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Professor of EEB, Dr. Robert Wayne, and Former Ph.D. student, Dr. Daniel Chavez featured in the UCLA Newsroom

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Seminars


September 28, 2022
Matteo Fabbri
From Dinosaurs to Birds: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives
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