The Kirkpatrick Lab

The University of Texas
Graduate Program in Ecology, Evolution, & Behavior

We study evolution using population genetics.  We’re particularly interested in chromosome evolution, speciation, local adaptation, species ranges, quantitative genetics, and sexual selection.  Please check out our individual links at the left to learn more about our work.


Welcome to the Kirkpatrick Lab


For prospective students

Links to things UT

Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Section of Integrative Biology
School of Biological Sciences

Fun stuff

Information about our lab for prospective graduate students is here.

Fond memories of lab adventures, links to fun Austin stuff, and other treasures are here.


The secret sauces are here.