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Goffinet Lab

Phone: 860 486-5290
bernard.goffinet@uconn.edu
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.

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News

  • New publication on mosses
    Medina R., F. Lara, B. Goffinet, R. Garilleti & V. Mazimpaka. 2019. On the priority of Orthotrichum cylindrocarpum Lesq. over O. coulteri Mitt. and Lesquereux’s early vindication of an autonomous American bryology. Taxon (in press). pdf Abstract reads: In a recent revision of the Orthotrichum tenellum complex, the authors erroneously concluded that the name O. coulteri predated the […]
    Posted on March 12, 2019
  • New Bryophyte Phylogeny poster
    Cole T.C.H., H.H. Hilger & B. Goffinet (2019) released a new “Bryophyte Phylogeny Poster”, depicting the current phylogeny of mosses, liverworts, and hornworts with characteristics of all orders. This resource will ultimately be available in 12 languages through ResearchGate. A preprint version is also available through PeerJ.
    Posted on March 7, 2019
  • Dr. Patel joins the lab
    Dr. Nikisha Patel joins the lab as a postdoctoral research associate. She completed her undergraduate at UCONN in 2012, and then a Ph.D. at the University of Vermont, with Dr. David Barrington. Her dissertation was entitled “Apomixis, hybridization, and biodiversity in ferns: insights from genera Phegopteris and Polystichum”. She went on to a postdoctoral position at […]
    Posted on January 22, 2019

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