Francois M. Lutzoni

Professor of Biology

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


  • Ph.D., Duke University 1995

  • M.S., Ottawa University 1990

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

Gazis, R., J. Miadlikowska, F. Lutzoni, A. E. Arnold, and P. Chaverri. “Culture-based study of endophytes associated with rubber trees in Peru reveals a new class of Pezizomycotina: Xylonomycetes.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65, no. 1 (October 2012): 294–304. Full Text

Green, M. S., B. Ball, F. Lutzoni, H. Zi-Min, and J. M. Lopez-Bautista. “TRENTEPOHLIALES (ULVOPHYCEAE, CHLOROPHYTA) FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA.” Journal of Phycology 48 (August 2012): S15–S15.

Liwa, L., J. Miadlikowska, B. D. Redelings, K. Molnar, and F. Lutzoni. “Are widespread morphospecies from the Lecanora dispersa group (lichen-forming Ascomycota) monophyletic?Bryologist 115, no. 2 (June 1, 2012): 265–77. Full Text

Gaya, Ester, Filip Högnabba, Angela Holguin, Katalin Molnar, Samantha Fernández-Brime, Soili Stenroos, Ulf Arup, et al. “Implementing a cumulative supermatrix approach for a comprehensive phylogenetic study of the Teloschistales (Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota).Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63, no. 2 (May 2012): 374–87. Full Text

U’Ren, Jana M., François Lutzoni, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Alexander D. Laetsch, and A Elizabeth Arnold. “Host and geographic structure of endophytic and endolichenic fungi at a continental scale.American Journal of Botany 99, no. 5 (May 2012): 898–914. Full Text

Geml, József, Frank Kauff, Christian Brochmann, François Lutzoni, Gary A. Laursen, Scott A. Redhead, and D Lee Taylor. “Frequent circumarctic and rare transequatorial dispersals in the lichenised agaric genus Lichenomphalia (Hygrophoraceae, Basidiomycota).Fungal Biology 116, no. 3 (March 2012): 388–400. Full Text

Hodkinson, Brendan P., Neil R. Gottel, Christopher W. Schadt, and François Lutzoni. “Photoautotrophic symbiont and geography are major factors affecting highly structured and diverse bacterial communities in the lichen microbiome.Environmental Microbiology 14, no. 1 (January 2012): 147–61. Full Text

Prieto, María, Isabel Martínez, Gregorio Aragón, Cécile Gueidan, and François Lutzoni. “Molecular phylogeny of Heteroplacidium, Placidium, and related catapyrenioid genera (Verrucariaceae, lichen-forming Ascomycota).American Journal of Botany 99, no. 1 (January 2012): 23–35. Full Text

Schmull, Michaela, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Monika Pelzer, Elfie Stocker-Wörgötter, Valerie Hofstetter, Emily Fraker, Brendan P. Hodkinson, et al. “Phylogenetic affiliations of members of the heterogeneous lichen-forming fungi of the genus Lecidea sensu Zahlbruckner (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota).Mycologia 103, no. 5 (September 2011): 983–1003. Full Text