Biorepository: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California Berkeley

Institution Information

Index Herbariorum Record: 
No
InstitutionCode: 
MVZ
Status of Institution: 
Active
Additional Institution Names: 
(empty)
Description of Institution: 

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ) is a natural history museum at the University of California, Berkeley. The museum was founded in 1908, and houses over 700,000 specimens of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It is one of the largest research collections in the  USA. In addition to traditional specimens, the MVZ houses large collections of tissue samples, audio recordings, and archival materials (e.g., field notes, photogrpaphs, correspondence). 

Institutional Discipline: 
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Other
Institution Type: 
Museum
Institutional LSID: 
urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
Cool URI: 
http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Mailing Address 2: 
University of California
City/Town: 
Berkeley
State/Province: 
CA
Postal/Zip Code: 
94720-3160
Country: 
USA

Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Carla Cicero, PH.D

Staff Member Information

Job Title: 
Staff Curator of Birds
Area of Responsibility: 
Ornithology
Birth Year: 
1959
Research Discipline: 
Biological Sciences: Zoology

Staff Member Affiliations

Name of Primary Institution: 
Name of Primary Collection: 

Staff Member's Contact Information

Phone Number: 
510-642-7868
Fax Number: 
510-643-8238
Address 1: 
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
Address 2: 
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Address 3: 
University of California
City/Town: 
Berkeley
State/Province: 
CA
Postal/Zip Code: 
94720-3160
Country: 
USA
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