• orthotrichum crassifolium

Goffinet Lab

Phone: 860 486-5290
bernard.goffinet@uconn.edu
Address: Mailing:
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
75 NorthEagleville road
University of Connecticut
Storrs CT
06269-3043

Office:
Storrs Campus
Biology Pharmacy Bldg
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.

News

  • New publications on bryophytes
    Dong S., H.-L. Li, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2021. Exploring the impact of RNA editing on mitochondrial phylogenetic analyses in liverworts, an early land plant lineage. Journal of Systematics and Evolution (in press).   Abstract reads: Plant mitochondrial protein‐coding genes are slow‐evolving, and thus are less subjected to substitution saturation, and therefore perhaps more suitable […]
    Posted on November 18, 2020
  • New publication on mosses
    Rahmatpour N., N.V. Perera, V. Singh, J.L. Wegrzyn & B. Goffinet. 2021. High gene space divergence contrasts with frozen vegetative architecture in the moss family Funariaceae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 154: (in press).pdf  Google scholar Abstract reads: A new paradigm has slowly emerged regarding the diversification of bryophytes, with inferences from molecular data highlighting a dynamic evolution […]
    Posted on September 27, 2020
  • New publication
    Sánchez-Jordón, L., B. Goffinet & R. Rozzi. 2020. Los colonizadores vegetales del estrecho de Magallanes y su función indicadora en el cambio climático. Adumbrationes as Summae Editionem 94: 1–14. (with photographs by J.F. Soza & B. Goffinet). pdf A miscellaneous work that combines a brief historical account of a series of three discoveries in the […]
    Posted on September 7, 2020

Archives