• 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.

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News

  • Updated on-line classification of mosses
    Bernard Goffinet and William R. Buck have updated the on-line classification of extant mosses integrating most generic and supra generic taxa described to 2019. The classification now accommodates 969 genera!
    Posted on January 7, 2020
  • New publication on liverwort mitochondrial genomes
    Dong S., C. Zhao, S. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Wu, R. Zhu, Y. Jia, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2020. Mitochondrial genomes of the early land plant lineage liverworts (Marchantiophyta): conserved genome structure, and ongoing low frequency recombination. BMC Genomics 20: 953. pdf Abstract reads: Background: In contrast to the highly labile mitochondrial (mt) genomes of vascular […]
    Posted on December 12, 2019
  • New publication on liverwort organellar genomes
    Dong S., C. Zhao, S. Zhang, H. Wu, W. Mu, T. Wei, N. Li, H. Liu, J. Cui, R. Zhu, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2020. The amount of RNA editing sites in liverwort organellar genes is correlated with GC content and nuclear PPR protein diversity. Genome Biology and Evolution 11: 3233–3239. pdf Abstract reads: […]
    Posted on December 2, 2019

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