Francois M. Lutzoni

Professor in the Department 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

Thüs, H, Muggia, L, Pérez-Ortega, S, Favero-Longo, SE, Joneson, S, O’Brien, H, Nelsen, MP, Duque-Thüs, R, Grube, M, Friedl, T, Brodie, J, Andrew, CJ, Lücking, R, Lutzoni, F, and Gueidan, C. "Revisiting photobiont diversity in the lichen family Verrucariaceae (Ascomycota)." European Journal of Phycology 46, no. 4 (November 2011): 399-415. Full Text

Schmull, M, Miadlikowska, J, Pelzer, M, Stocker-Wörgötter, E, Hofstetter, V, Fraker, E, Hodkinson, BP, Reeb, V, Kukwa, M, Lumbsch, HT, Kauff, F, and Lutzoni, F. "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

Miadlikowska, J, Schoch, CL, Kageyama, SA, Molnar, K, Lutzoni, F, and McCune, B. "Hypogymnia phylogeny, including Cavernularia, reveals biogeographic structure." The Bryologist 114, no. 2 (June 2011): 392-400. Full Text

Arnold, AE, Carbone, I, Lutzoni, F, and May, G. "A multidimensional study of endophytic fungal diversity." IMA Fungus 2, no. 1 (June 1, 2011): 2-4.

Joneson, S, Armaleo, D, and Lutzoni, F. "Fungal and algal gene expression in early developmental stages of lichen-symbiosis." Mycologia 103, no. 2 (March 2011): 291-306. Full Text

Gaya, E, Redelings, BD, Navarro-Rosinés, P, Llimona, X, Cáceres, MD, and Lutzoni, F. "Align or not to align? Resolving species complexes within the Caloplaca saxicola group as a case study." Mycologia 103, no. 2 (2011): 361-378. Full Text

Hestmark, G, Miadlikowska, J, Kauff, F, Fraker, E, Molnar, K, and Lutzoni, F. "Single origin and subsequent diversification of central Andean endemic Umbilicaria species." Mycologia 103, no. 1 (January 2011): 45-56. Full Text

Fernández-Brime, S, Llimona, X, Molnar, K, Stenroos, S, Högnabba, F, Björk, C, Lutzoni, F, and Gaya, E. "Expansion of the stictidaceae by the addition of the saxicolous lichen-forming genus Ingvariella." Mycologia 103, no. 4 (2011): 755-763. Full Text

Ferencova, Z, Blanco, O, Roca-Valiente, B, Núñez-Zapata, J, Cubas, P, Argüello, A, Elix, JA, Esslinger, TL, Hawksworth, DL, Millanes, A, Molina, MC, Wedin, M, Ahti, T, Aptroot, A, Barreno, E, Bungartz, F, Calvelo, S, Candan, M, Cole, M, Ertz, D, Goffinet, B, Lindblom, L, Lücking, R, Lutzoni, F, Mattsson, JE, Messuti, MI, Miadlikowska, J, Piercey-Normore, M, Rico, VJ, Sipman, HJM, Schmitt, I, Spribille, T, Thell, A, Thor, G, Upreti, DK, and Thorsten Lumbsch, H. "Phylogenetic generic classification of parmelioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological and chemical evidence." Taxon 59, no. 6 (December 1, 2010): 1735-1753.

Otálora, MAG, Martínez, I, O'Brien, H, Molina, MC, Aragón, G, and Lutzoni, F. "Multiple origins of high reciprocal symbiotic specificity at an intercontinental spatial scale among gelatinous lichens (Collemataceae, Lecanoromycetes)." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56, no. 3 (September 2010): 1089-1095. Full Text