Catherine La Farge-England

FSO/Curator Cryptogamic Herb, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences

Contact

FSO/Curator Cryptogamic Herb, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences
Email
catherine.lafarge@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5528
Address
B-213 Bio Science - Botany Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9

Overview

Research
Evolution, systematics and diversity of Bryophytes. This research is laboratory and field-based with projects spanning Arctic Canada, the western Cordillera, and Madagascar. Current goals include:


1) Evolutionary relationship of basal bryophytes lineages with respect to land plants

2) Genetic evidence for bryophyte refugia in Beringia

3) Evolution of reproductive strategies in mosses

4) Systematic studies of the Dicranaceae.