Modern theories of ecology, evolution and conservation biology share a core of concepts and techniques that span classical academic disciplines. This common core, coupled with the emergence of powerful new technologies, invites the kind of trans-disciplinary approach that generates many of today's most exciting scientific knowledge.

The EECB program's over-arching rationale is to give students the opportunity to develop their ideas in such a trans-disciplinary environment.

EECB Goals

The EECB program provides opportunities for students in all of the traditional subdisciplines represented at UH.

Participating Graduate Programs

This intercollegiate, interdepartmental graduate program brings together students and faculty members from the following graduate programs (which may be housed in departments with a different title), which may all offer MS, MA or PhD degrees. The skills of the faculty and the diverse research technologies available support the training and opportunities graduate students need to contribute effectively to their research in the field of Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology.

Participating Programs
Graduate Chair|Department Address
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Anthropology Cell and Molecular
Botany Geography Microbiology
Jacob Bilmesbr
Saunders Hall 346
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Mariana Gerscheson
Biomedical Science 222
651 Ilalo Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Alison Sherwood
St. John Laboratory 101
3190 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Matt McGranaghan
Saunders Hall 445
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Paul Patek
Snyder Hall 207
2538 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
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Natural Resources and Environmental Management Oceanography Entomology
(Plant and Envionmental Protection Sciences Department)
Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences

(Biology Department)

John Yanagida
Sherman Lab 101
1910 East West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Frank Sansone
Marine Science Bldg 307
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Mark Wright
Gilmore Hall 310
3050 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Joe Defrank
St. John Lab 102
3190 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Les Watling
Edmondson Hall
2538 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822

Request complete details of the EECB program from the Chair, Dr. Cliff Morden: cmorden@hawaii.edu

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