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

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

Crespo, A, Kauff, F, Divakar, PK, del Prado, R, Pérez-Ortega, S, de Paz, GA, 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

U'ren, JM, Lutzoni, F, Miadlikowska, J, and Arnold, AE. "Community analysis reveals close affinities between endophytic and endolichenic fungi in mosses and lichens." Microbial Ecology 60, no. 2 (August 2010): 340-353. Full Text

Otálora, MAG, Aragón, G, Molina, MC, Martínez, I, and Lutzoni, F. "Disentangling the Collema-Leptogium complex through a molecular phylogenetic study of the Collemataceae (Peltigerales, lichen-forming Ascomycota)." Mycologia 102, no. 2 (March 2010): 279-290. Full Text

Prieto, M, Martínez, I, Aragón, G, Otálora, MAG, and Lutzoni, F. "Phylogenetic study of Catapyrenium s. str. (Verrucariaceae, lichen-forming Ascomycota) and related genus Placidiopsis." Mycologia 102, no. 2 (2010): 291-304. Full Text

Hodkinson, BP, and Lutzoni, F. "A microbiotic survey of lichen-associated bacteria reveals a new lineage from the Rhizobiales." Symbiosis 49, no. 2 (December 1, 2009): 163-180. Full Text

McLaughlin, DJ, Hibbett, DS, Lutzoni, F, Spatafora, JW, and Vilgalys, R. "The search for the fungal tree of life." Trends in Microbiology 17, no. 11 (November 2009): 488-497. (Review) Full Text

O'Brien, HE, Miadlikowska, J, and Lutzoni, F. "Assessing reproductive isolation in highly diverse communities of the lichen-forming fungal genus peltigera." Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 63, no. 8 (August 2009): 2076-2086. Full Text

Lutzoni, F, and Miadlikowska, J. "Lichens." Current Biology : Cb 19, no. 13 (July 2009): R502-R503. Full Text