Jolanta Maria Miadlikowska

Instructor B* of Biology

139 Bio Sci, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7382


  • D.Sc., University of Gdansk (Poland) 1999

Magain, N, Miadlikowska, J, Mueller, O, Gajdeczka, M, Truong, C, Salamov, AA, Dubchak, I, Grigoriev, IV, Goffinet, B, Sérusiaux, E, and Lutzoni, F. "Conserved genomic collinearity as a source of broadly applicable, fast evolving, markers to resolve species complexes: A case study using the lichen-forming genus Peltigera section Polydactylon." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 117 (December 2017): 10-29. Full Text

Carbone, I, White, JB, Miadlikowska, J, Arnold, AE, Miller, MA, Kauff, F, U'Ren, JM, May, G, and Lutzoni, F. "T-BAS: Tree-Based Alignment Selector toolkit for phylogenetic-based placement, alignment downloads and metadata visualization: an example with the Pezizomycotina tree of life." Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 33, no. 8 (April 2017): 1160-1168. Full Text

Darnajoux, R, Zhang, X, McRose, DL, Miadlikowska, J, Lutzoni, F, Kraepiel, AML, and Bellenger, J-P. "Biological nitrogen fixation by alternative nitrogenases in boreal cyanolichens: importance of molybdenum availability and implications for current biological nitrogen fixation estimates." The New phytologist 213, no. 2 (January 2017): 680-689. Full Text

MANOHARAN-BASIL, SS, MIADLIKOWSKA, J, GOWARD, T, ANDRÉSSON, ÓS, and MIAO, VPW. "Peltigera islandica, a new cyanolichen species in section Peltigera (‘P. canina group’)." The Lichenologist 48, no. 05 (September 2016): 451-467. Full Text

HESTMARK, G, LUTZONI, F, and MIADLIKOWSKA, J. "Photobiont associations in co-occurring umbilicate lichens with contrasting modes of reproduction in coastal Norway." The Lichenologist 48, no. 05 (September 2016): 545-557. Full Text

van Nieuwenhuijzen, E, Miadlikowska, J, Houbraken, J, Adan, O, Lutzoni, F, and Samson, R. "Wood staining fungi revealed taxonomic novelties in Pezizomycotina: New order Superstratomycetales and new species Cyanodermella oleoligni." Studies in Mycology 85 (September 2016): 107-124. Full Text

U'Ren, JM, Miadlikowska, J, Zimmerman, NB, Lutzoni, F, Stajich, JE, and Arnold, AE. "Contributions of North American endophytes to the phylogeny, ecology, and taxonomy of Xylariaceae (Sordariomycetes, Ascomycota)." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 98 (May 2016): 210-232. Full Text

Chagnon, P-L, U'Ren, JM, Miadlikowska, J, Lutzoni, F, and Arnold, AE. "Interaction type influences ecological network structure more than local abiotic conditions: evidence from endophytic and endolichenic fungi at a continental scale." Oecologia 180, no. 1 (January 2016): 181-191. Full Text


Magain, N, Miadlikowska, J, Goffinet, B, Sérusiaux, E, and Lutzoni, F. "Macroevolution of Specificity in Cyanolichens of the Genus Peltigera Section Polydactylon (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota)." January 2017. Full Text

Selected Grants

SG: Combining phylogenetic and network analyses for the study of symbiotic systems: a case study using lichens awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018

Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: North American Lichens and Bryophytes awarded by National Science Foundation (Lab Research Analyst I). 2011 to 2016

REVSYS: Phylogenetic Revision of the Lichen-Forming Genus Peltigera (Ascomycota): Dissentangling Cryptic Speciation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2015

Collaborative Research: Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life: Resolving the Evolutionary History of the Fungi awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2012