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.
- Two awards for recent publicationsThe American Bryological and Lichenological Society awarded Dong S., J.-Y. Xue, S. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Wu, Z. Chen, B. Goffinet & Yang Liu the Sullivan award for best paper on bryology published in the Bryologist in 2018 (volume 121) for their article entitled “Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Anthoceros angustus: conservative evolution of mitogenome […]Posted on September 24, 2019
- Two positions for undergraduatesUndergraduate research and work opportunities In Evolutionary Biology Fall 2019 As part of a study funded by the National Science Foundation focused on the evolutionary significance of whole genome duplication in plants (we use mosses as model systems) we seek to fill TWO POSITIONS with BIO or EEB majors interested in evolutionary biology (see advertisement: […]Posted on August 31, 2019
- New publication on mosses: bye bye PhyscoThe 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