Atlanta and Emory support unique opportunities for the development of collaborative research across multiple nationally recognized public heath and biomedical research institutes. Students wishing to explore novel research areas have a great opportunity to do so in a collaborative fashion in diverse laboratories.

Founded in 1994, the PBEE program now include 39 faculty members and 33 graduate students. PBEE faculty are members of Emory College of Arts and Sciences (Departments of Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, and Physics) the Emory University School of Medicine (Departments of Human Genetics, Microbiology, Medicine, and Pathology), the Emory Rollins School of Public Health (Departments of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Global Health), the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, the Emory National Vaccine Center, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The graduate program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution is well-positioned to provide the type of multidisciplinary training required for a successful research and teaching career.