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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

Faculty Position in Neuroscience

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE  Tenure-Track Position in Computational Neuroscience     The Institute of Neuroscience ( and the Departments of Biology and Mathematics, in collaboration with the Data Sciences Initiative, at the University of Oregon announce ... Read More

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Human Microbiome Science

  Tenure Track Faculty Position in Human Microbiome Science Department of Biology University of Oregon     The University of Oregon Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-related position (Assistant Professor) in Human Microbiome Science. We are particularly interested in ... Read More

Institute research to look at climate stresses

Prairies from California to Washington state are catching the heat not just from wildfires but also from warming temperatures. For ranchers, it all means stress on pastureland. Full Story