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About Us

About EEB

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology embraces education and research on virtually all aspects of biodiversity, including:

  • origins and history of species ranging from bacteria to humans
  • processes by which this diversity has evolved
  • ecological context in which this evolution takes place

These basic sciences underlie some of the most important applied sciences in the world today, such as:

  • global climate change
  • sustainable agriculture
  • emergence and spread of infectious diseases
  • invasive and exotic species
  • conservation biology
  • natural resource management
  • evolution of pesticide and antibiotic resistance

Mailing Address

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
The University of Michigan
1105 North University Ave
Biological Sciences Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1085 USA

Departmental Office
2220 Biological Sciences Building
Phone 734.615.4917
Fax 734.763.0544