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  • New publication on bryophytes
    Dong S., J. Yu, L. Zhang, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. Phylotranscriptomics of liverworts: revisiting the backbone phylogeny and ancestral gene duplications. Annals of Botany accepted. Abstract reads: Background and Aims — With some 7,300 extant species, liverworts (Marchantiophyta) represent one of the major land plant lineages. The backbone relationships, such as the phylogenetic position of Ptilidiales, and […]
    Posted on September 14, 2022
  • New publication (on new bird species!)
    Rozzi R., C. S. Quilodrán, E. Botero-Delgadillo, R.D. Crego, C. Napolitano, O. Barroso, R. MacKenzie, J.C. Torres-Mura, C. Bravo, S. Ippi, V. Quirici, J. Rivero-de-Aguilar, C.G. Suazo, B. Goffinet, B. Kempenaers, E. Poulin & R.A. Vásquez. 2022. Aphrastura subantarctica: the Subantarctic Rayadito, a new bird species on the Southernmost islands of the Americas. Scientific Reports […]
    Posted on August 26, 2022
  • Congratulations to Zach for $5,000 Lewis & Clark grant
    Zach Muscavitch was awarded a grant from the American Philosophical Society for his project entitled “Resolving symbiont specificity for endemic lichens on the Channel Islands of California.” This project aims to collect Niebla lichens from the Channel Islands and characterize their fungal and algal symbionts applying a novel DNA sampling method: Target Capture. Results will […]
    Posted on May 2, 2022
  • Congratulations to Olivia for Margaret F. Ertman Award
    Olivia Lemieux, a graduating honors student who has been in the lab, mentoring by Niki and myself, has been awarded the Margaret F. Ertman Award in recognition of her significant accomplishments at University of Connecticut. Her project is entitled “Whole-range study reveals consistent hybrid nature and conserved progenitors of the North American endemic moss, Physcomitrium immersum.” […]
    Posted on May 2, 2022
  • New publications on bryophytes
    Patiño J., I. Bisang, B. Goffinet, L. Hedenäs, S. McDaniel, S. Pressler, M. Stech, C. Ah-Peng, A. Bergamini, R.T. Caners, C. Cargill, N. Cronberg, J. Duckett, S. Eppley, N. Fenton, K. Fisher, J. M. González-Mancebo, M. Hasebe, J. Heinrichs†, K. Hylander, M.S. Ignatov, J. Martínez-Abaigar, N. Medina, R. Medina, D. Quandt, S. Rensing, K. Renzaglia, […]
    Posted on April 28, 2022

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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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

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