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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.

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News

  • New publication
    Rensing S.A., B. Goffinet, R. Meyberg, S.-Z. Wu & M. Bezanilla. 2020. The moss Physcomitrium(Physcomitrella) patens: a model organism for non-seed plants. The Plant Cell in press pdf Abstract reads: Since the discovery two decades ago that transgenes are efficiently integrated into the genome of Physcomitrella patens by homologous recombination, this moss has been a premier […]
    Posted on March 16, 2020
  • Chapter on Ecotourism with a hand-lens is out!
    Rozzi R., M.T. La Valle, S. Russell, B. Goffinet & F. Massardo. 2020. Ecotourism with a hand-lens: a field environmental philosophy experience from the South of the world. Pages: 222–239. In R. Frodeman & E. Brister (eds.), A Guide to Field Philosophy. Case Studies and Practical Strategies (1st edition). Routledge, a Taylor and Francis Group. […]
    Posted on February 18, 2020
  • New publication: first hornwort genome out!
    The first hornwort genome is now published, filling a major gap in the survey of genomes of major lineages of land  plants. This project was led by collaborators of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Zhang J., X.-X. Fu, R.-Q. Li, X. Zhao, Y. Liu, M.-H. Li, A. Zwaenepoel, H. Ma, B. Goffinet, Y.-L. Guan, […]
    Posted on February 10, 2020

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