Graduate opportunities in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Houston


The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston (UH) welcomes applications for its graduate program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology for Fall 2018.  The following faculty in the areas of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology have opportunities available for their labs:

Alex Stewart ( Mathematical biology
Blaine Cole ( Evolution and social behavior
Dan Graur ( Molecular evolutionary bioinformatics
Diane Wiernasz ( Sexual selection
Erin Kelleher ( Evolutionary genetics and genomics
George Fox ( Experimental evolution and origin of life
Kerri Crawford ( Community ecology
Rebecca Zufall ( Evolutionary genetics
Ricardo Azevedo ( Evolutionary genetics
Rich Meisel ( Evolutionary genetics and genomics
Mary Ann Ottinger ( Avian biology and environmental chemicals
Steve Pennings ( Community ecology
Tony Frankino ( Evolution of complex traits

If you are interested, you should look at the relevant faculty members’ web sites and then contact them directly for more information:

For more information regarding the Evolutionary Biology and Ecology graduate program at UH see:

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Ms. Rosezelia Jackson (

The early deadline for application of prospective students is February 1st, 2018.  Evaluation will continue after that date, but students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.