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

Arnold, AE, Miadlikowska, J, Higgins, KL, Sarvate, SD, Gugger, P, Way, A, Hofstetter, V, Kauff, F, and Lutzoni, F. "A phylogenetic estimation of trophic transition networks for ascomycetous fungi: are lichens cradles of symbiotrophic fungal diversification?." Systematic Biology 58, no. 3 (June 2009): 283-297. Full Text

Schoch, CL, Sung, G-H, López-Giráldez, F, Townsend, JP, Miadlikowska, J, Hofstetter, V, Robbertse, B, Matheny, PB, Kauff, F, Wang, Z, Gueidan, C, Andrie, RM, Trippe, K, Ciufetti, LM, Wynns, A, Fraker, E, Hodkinson, BP, Bonito, G, Groenewald, JZ, Arzanlou, M, de Hoog, GS, Crous, PW, Hewitt, D, Pfister, DH, Peterson, K, Gryzenhout, M, Wingfield, MJ, Aptroot, A, Suh, S-O, Blackwell, M, Hillis, DM, Griffith, GW, Castlebury, LA, Rossman, AY, Lumbsch, HT, Lücking, R, Büdel, B, Rauhut, A, Diederich, P, Ertz, D, Geiser, DM, Hosaka, K, Inderbitzin, P, Kohlmeyer, J, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, B, Mostert, L, O'Donnell, K, Sipman, H, Rogers, JD, Shoemaker, RA, Sugiyama, J, Summerbell, RC, Untereiner, W, Johnston, PR, Stenroos, S, Zuccaro, A, Dyer, PS, Crittenden, PD, Cole, MS, Hansen, K, Trappe, JM, Yahr, R, Lutzoni, F, and Spatafora, JW. "The Ascomycota tree of life: a phylum-wide phylogeny clarifies the origin and evolution of fundamental reproductive and ecological traits." Systematic Biology 58, no. 2 (April 2009): 224-239. Full Text

Gueidan, C, Savić, S, Thüs, H, Roux, C, Keller, C, Tibell, L, Prieto, M, Heiomarsson, S, Breuss, O, Orange, A, Fröberg, L, Wynns, AA, Navarro-Rosinés, P, Krzewicka, B, Pykälä, J, Grube, M, and Lutzoni, F. "Generic classification of the Verrucariaceae (Ascomycota) based on molecular and morphological evidence: Recent progress and remaining challenges." Taxon 58, no. 1 (February 1, 2009): 184-208.

Ruibal, C, Gueidan, C, Selbmann, L, Gorbushina, AA, Crous, PW, Groenewald, JZ, Muggia, L, Grube, M, Isola, D, Schoch, CL, Staley, JT, Lutzoni, F, and de Hoog, GS. "Phylogeny of rock-inhabiting fungi related to Dothideomycetes." Studies in Mycology 64 (January 1, 2009): 123-133. Full Text

Joneson, S, and Lutzoni, F. "Compatibility and thigmotropism in the lichen symbiosis: A reappraisal." Symbiosis 47, no. 2 (January 2009): 109-115. Full Text

Joneson, S, and Lutzoni, F. "Revisiting compatibility and thigmotropism in the lichen symbiosis." Symbiosis 47 (2009): 109-115. (Academic Article)

Ertz, D, Miadlikowska, J, Lutzoni, F, Dessein, S, Raspé, O, Vigneron, N, Hofstetter, V, and Diederich, P. "Towards a new classification of the Arthoniales (Ascomycota) based on a three-gene phylogeny focussing on the genus Opegrapha." Mycological Research 113, no. Pt 1 (January 2009): 141-152. Full Text

Gaya, E, Navarro-Rosinés, P, Llimona, X, Hladun, N, and Lutzoni, F. "Phylogenetic reassessment of the Teloschistaceae (lichen-forming Ascomycota, Lecanoromycetes)." Mycological Research 112, no. Pt 5 (May 2008): 528-546. Full Text

Amtoft, A, Lutzoni, F, and Miadlikowska, J. "Dermatocarpon (Verrucariaceae) in the Ozark Highlands, North America." Bryologist 111, no. 1 (March 1, 2008): 1-40. Full Text