Francois M. Lutzoni

Professor in the Department of Biology

Office: 
357 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7261

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1995

  • M.S., Ottawa University 1990

  • B.S., Grinnel College and University of Laval 1987

van Nieuwenhuijzen, EJ, Miadlikowska, JM, Houbraken, JAMP, Adan, OCG, Lutzoni, FM, and Samson, RA. "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

Oono, R, Lefèvre, E, Simha, A, and Lutzoni, F. "A comparison of the community diversity of foliar fungal endophytes between seedling and adult loblolly pines (Pinus taeda)." Fungal Biology 119, no. 10 (October 2015): 917-928. Full Text

Gaya, E, Fernández-Brime, S, Vargas, R, Lachlan, RF, Gueidan, C, Ramírez-Mejía, M, and Lutzoni, F. "The adaptive radiation of lichen-forming Teloschistaceae is associated with sunscreening pigments and a bark-to-rock substrate shift." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 37 (September 2015): 11600-11605. Full Text

Chen, K-H, Miadlikowska, J, Molnár, K, Arnold, AE, U'Ren, JM, Gaya, E, Gueidan, C, and Lutzoni, F. "Phylogenetic analyses of eurotiomycetous endophytes reveal their close affinities to Chaetothyriales, Eurotiales, and a new order - Phaeomoniellales." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 85 (April 2015): 117-130. Full Text

Miadlikowska, J, and Lutzoni, F. "Pezizomycotina: Lecanoromycetes." (January 1, 2015): 89-120. (Chapter) Full Text

Pages

Selected Grants

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: A phylogenetic characterization of the lichen microbiome awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2012

Collaborative Research: Hyperdiverse endolichenic and endophytic fungi: A large-scale, awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2010

Dissertation Research: Molecular phylogeny of Verrucariales (Fungi, Ascomycota) and the evolution of nutritional modes. awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2007

ATOL: Collaborative Research: Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2007

Career: Using Multigene Phylogenies to Solve Early Euascomycete Relationships awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2007

Collaborative Research: Assembling the fungal tree of life awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2006

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Phylogenetics of Nostoc and the Evolution of Specificity and Selectivity in Cyanolichen Symbioses awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2005

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Phylogeny, reconstruction of ancestral states and divergence times of lichen-forming fungi Acaros awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2004

(94-0172) Phylogeny in the Genus Omphalina and the Evolutionary Consequences of Mutualism awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1996

Pages