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Goffinet Lab

Phone: 860 486-5290
Address: Storrs Campus
Biology Pharmacy Bldg
Office: room 300
Lab: rooms 312 & 316

The research interests in this lab

cross organismal lines with projects focusing on liverworts, hornworts, mosses or lichen-forming fungi and span the fields of floristics and phylogeography, systematics and phylogeny, genome evolution and developmental biology.

Watch this video to know what EEB is all about in 2015.


  • New Publication on liverwort organellar genomes
    Dong S., C. Zhao, S. Zhang, H. Wu, W. Mu, T. Wei, N. Li, H. Liu, J. Cui, R. Zhu, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2020. The amount of RNA editing sites in liverwort organellar genes is correlated with GC content and nuclear PPR protein diversity. Genome Biology and Evolution 11: 3233–3239. pdf Abstract reads: […]
    Posted on December 2, 2019
  • Two awards for recent publications
    The American Bryological and Lichenological Society awarded Dong S., J.-Y. Xue, S. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Wu, Z. Chen, B. Goffinet & Yang Liu the Sullivan award for best paper on bryology published in the Bryologist in 2018 (volume 121) for their article entitled “Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Anthoceros angustus: conservative evolution of mitogenome […]
    Posted on September 24, 2019