Integrative & Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program

The Integrative & Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program provides each student with a broad fundamental background in integrative and evolutionary biology with in-depth specialization in a research area of his or her choosing. Each student's curriculum is tailored to the particular interests of the individual and the needs and demands of the chosen research field. Broad research areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Metabolism
  • Biomechanics
  • Glycemic Control
  • Energy Balance
  • Human Evolutionary Biology
  • Skeletal Muscle Physiology
  • Endocrinology

For more information on admissions to the Integrative and Evolutionary Biology graduate program, please visit the Admissions site.

For more information on the Biomedical Engineering graduate program and the Neuroscience Graduate Program, please visit their individual websites:

Ph.D. Candidate Andrea Currylow is featured in a Holohil video discussing her research with tortoises in Madagascar

Maureen McCarthy defended Jan 2016 and now has a Post-doctoral position with the PanAfrican Programme at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. She will be studying variation in chimpanzee socio-demography across sites in relation to ecology and behavioral diversity.


Check out the most recent publications from IEB graduate students

Laura Loyola is now a lecturer at USC in the Spatial Sciences Institute

  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • University of Southern California
  • Allan Hancock Foundation Building
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371