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

Hodkinson, BP, Gottel, NR, Schadt, CW, and Lutzoni, F. "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): 147-161. Full Text

Geml, J, Kauff, F, Brochmann, C, Lutzoni, F, Laursen, GA, Redhead, SA, and Taylor, DL. "Frequent circumarctic and rare transequatorial dispersals in the lichenised agaric genus Lichenomphalia (Hygrophoraceae, Basidiomycota)." Fungal Biology 116, no. 3 (2012): 388-400. 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

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 (January 1, 2011): 399-415. 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

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