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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 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
  • Nasim earned her doctorat degree
    Congratulations to Nasim for successfully defending her doctoral dissertation entitled “Patterns of gene expression during shifts in ploidy and function in Funaria hygrometrica (Bryophyta)”
    Posted on April 11, 2019