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

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

Gaya, Ester, Benjamin D. Redelings, Pere Navarro-Rosinés, Xavier Llimona, Miquel De Cáceres, and François Lutzoni. “Align or not to align? Resolving species complexes within the Caloplaca saxicola group as a case study.Mycologia 103, no. 2 (March 2011): 361–78. Full Text

Joneson, Suzanne, Daniele Armaleo, and François Lutzoni. “Fungal and algal gene expression in early developmental stages of lichen-symbiosis.Mycologia 103, no. 2 (March 2011): 291–306. Full Text

Thüs, H., L. Muggia, S. Pérez-Ortega, S. E. Favero-Longo, S. Joneson, H. O’Brien, M. P. Nelsen, et al. “Revisiting photobiont diversity in the lichen family verrucariaceae (ascomycota).” European Journal of Phycology 46, no. 4 (January 1, 2011): 399–415. Full Text

Hestmark, Geir, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Frank Kauff, Emily Fraker, Katalin Molnar, and François Lutzoni. “Single origin and subsequent diversification of central Andean endemic Umbilicaria species.Mycologia 103, no. 1 (January 2011): 45–56. Full Text

Crespo, A., F. Kauff, P. K. Divakar, R. del Prado, S. Pérez-Ortega, G. A. de Paz, Z. Ferencova, et al. “Phylogenetic generic classification of parmelioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological and chemical evidence.” Taxon 59, no. 6 (December 1, 2010): 1735–53.

Otálora, Mónica A. G., Isabel Martínez, Heath O’Brien, M Carmen Molina, Gregorio Aragón, and François Lutzoni. “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): 1089–95. Full Text

U’ren, Jana M., François Lutzoni, Jolanta Miadlikowska, and A Elizabeth Arnold. “Community analysis reveals close affinities between endophytic and endolichenic fungi in mosses and lichens.Microbial Ecology 60, no. 2 (August 2010): 340–53. Full Text