Padian Lab
Investigating Vertebrate Evolution

Welcome to the homepage of the Padian Lab at the University of California, Berkeley. Our general research interests are concerned with major evolutionary adaptations in vertebrates. The above buttons will guide you through specific aspects of our research. If you have additional questions about our group, please feel free to email Kevin Padian at


Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
3060 Valley Life Sciences Building
Berkeley, CA 94720-3140

UC Museum of Paleontology
University of California, Berkeley
1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Berkeley, CA 94720-4780

Lab Phone: 510-642-7434
Fax: 510-642-1822
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