Catherine La Farge-England

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


FSO/Curator Cryptogamic Herb, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences
(780) 492-5528
B-213 Bio Science - Botany Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9



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.


BIOL 499B - Research Project

Directed research done under the supervision of an academic member of the Department of Biological Sciences. Normally for students in their fourth year of study. Successful completion of this course requires an oral presentation and a written report on the research project. Prerequisites: A 300-level Biological Sciences course and the consent of the Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies. Note: Students in Honors in Biological Sciences are required to successfully complete BIOL 499.

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