C-Fern genome published

At long last, a genome assembly is available for a homosporous fern! Dr. Blaine Marchant led this project for his dissertation research in Doug and Pam Soltis’ lab here at UF, and it is great to have it finally published.

Marchant DB, EB Sessa, PG Wolf, K Heo, WB Barbazuk, PS Soltis, and DE Soltis. The C-Fern (Ceratopteris richardii) genome: insights into plant genome evolution with the first partial homosporous fern genome assembly. Scientific Reports 9:18181. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-53968-8 PDF