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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: bye bye Physco
    The evo-devo model species Physcomitrella patens has a new name! Medina, R., M. G. Johnson, Y. Liu, N.J. Wickett, A.J. Shaw & B. Goffinet. 2019. Phylogenomic delineation of Physcomitrium (Bryophyta: Funariaceae) based on nuclear targeted exons and their flanking regions rejects the retention of Physcomitrella, Physcomitridium and Aphanorrhegma. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 57: 404–417. pdf Abstract reads: […]
    Posted on August 10, 2019
  • New publication on lichens
    Widhelm T.J., F. Grewe, J. P. Huang, J. Mercado, B. Goffinet, R. Lücking, I. Schmitt, B. Moncada, R. Mason-Gamer & H. T. Lumbsch. 2019. Multiple historical processes obscure phylogenetic relationships in a taxonomically difficult group (Lobariaceae, Ascomycota). Scientific Reports 9: 8968. pdf Abstract reads: In the age of next-generation sequencing, the number of loci available for […]
    Posted on June 20, 2019
  • Lichens in NEWSTIMES
    Raising awareness of lichens in CT: Robert Miller: Finding intricacy in the commonplace lichen
    Posted on April 15, 2019

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