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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

Congratulations to Lucas Nebert and Keats Conley!

Lucas Nebert and Keats Conley are recipients of the Julie and Rocky Dixon Graduate Student Innovation Award. The Graduate School, through a faculty review committee, presents the awards for innovation contributions to the students’ disciplines.

Graduate Rotation Talks, Wednesday 10 June 2015, 331 Klamath Hall

331 Klamath Hall Wednesday 10 June 2015 9:30 AM Katja Kasimatis, IEE                  Harms 9:45 Keyyana Blount, IEE                           Roy 10:00 Precious deVerteuil, IEE               Cresko 10:15 Nicholas Ponvert, ION           ... Read More

GrEBES “Oceans: Fathoms Unexplored” Spring Seminar Series”

Although scientific breakthroughs are communicated to the public on a daily basis, the true meanings of these breakthroughs are often obscured by misinterpretation though the media lens and lack of context for the intended audience. The free and public Spring Seminar Series features leading ... Read More