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

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

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

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

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

Fernández-Brime, Samantha, Xavier Llimona, Katalin Molnar, Soili Stenroos, Filip Högnabba, Curtis Björk, François Lutzoni, and Ester Gaya. “Expansion of the Stictidaceae by the addition of the saxicolous lichen-forming genus Ingvariella..” Mycologia 103, no. 4 (July 2011): 755–63. Full Text

Arnold, A. E., I. Carbone, F. Lutzoni, and G. May. “A multidimensional study of endophytic fungal diversity.” Ima Fungus 2, no. 1 (June 1, 2011): 2–4.

Miadlikowska, J., C. L. Schoch, S. A. Kageyama, K. Molnar, F. Lutzoni, and B. McCune. “Hypogymnia phylogeny, including Cavernularia, reveals biogeographic structure.” Bryologist 114, no. 2 (June 1, 2011): 392–400. Full Text