The Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology (EEB) at the University of Haifa is unique in its broad and interdisciplinary research with particular expertise in population and evolutionary genetics, developmental evolution, behavioral evolution, phylogenetics and ecology.
Situated on Mount Carmel at the heart of the Carmel national park, next to one of most beautiful cities around the Mediterranean, we are in prefect location to study biodiversity and evolution.
We are abundant with inhouse and outdoor facilities providing for modern, cutting edge science.
The department, established in 2002, offers both MSc and PhD programs, is reputed for the dedicated care to our diverse, multinational student community.
Together with the Institute of Evolution based in our campus, and our sister Biology department at Oranim campus, we are a center of excellence in the field of ecology and evolution in the north of Israel.
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Big pride to the Dept. and big congrats to Dr. Iamd Shams, for the insightful paper in Nature Aging!
for the paper click hereImad, among two other researchers, supervised a novel research at his lab,mediated by his flag-organism the Spalax, showing a surprising linkagebetween
Big congrats to our students who won awards in the student competition in the Zoological Society Conference that was held in Sunday, Dec 13th:
Michall Avdeev 2nd prize,best poster competition; Achiad Sviri 2nd prize, best long oral talk, M.Sc. students; Yosef Kiat 3rd prize, best short oral talk, Ph.D. students
Big pride: Benny Trabelsy, a PhD student under supervison of Prof. Yoram Gerchman and Prof. Ido Itzhaki, won the ISBE best poster award!
Big pride: Benny Trabelsy, a PhD student under supervison of Prof. Yoram Gerchman and Prof. Ido Itzhaki, won best poster award 2020 . This year
Big Congrats to our new member Prof Assaf Distelfeld and our past student Valentyna Klymiuk (from Prof Tzion Fahima’s lab), for *another* very important paper