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The Institute of Ecology and Evolution (IE²) facilitates research and graduate education in ecology and evolutionary biology. The institute fosters a collegial and stimulating intellectual environment for world-class research in molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics, evolution of development, and microbial, population, community, and ecosystems ecology.

IE² maintains close ties to the UO Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, and Landscape Architecture, as well as the Institutes for Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, and Marine Biology.Together, IE²’s students and faculty are working in the laboratory and the field to address fundamental and applied questions about the organization and history of life on earth.

In IE² News

Researcher crowdfunds basic science.

There is a crisis in research funding, and grassroots support may hold the answer for the most foundational branches of science. Eugene, OR — Dr. Roo Vandegrift, a recent graduate of the doctoral program through the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Oregon, has launching a ... Read More

Michelle Wood addresses Oregon Legislative Task Force on Shellfish – May 31, 2016

Michelle Wood attended the  Oregon Legislative Task Force on Shellfish meeting on May 31st in Charleston, Oregon, and briefed task force members on harmful algal blooms that affect shellfish in Oregon.

Hank Greely – “De-extinction: How, WHy, and Whether” Seminar: 27 April at 7pm in 182 Lillis Hall

GrEBES presents: De-Extinction Hank Greely – “De-extinction: How, WHy, and Whether” Seminar: 27 April at 7pm in 182 Lillis Hall   The Graduate Evolutionary Biology and Ecology Students (GrEBES) are pleased to present our annual Spring Public Seminar Series.  This year we explore the ... Read More