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

Lutzoni, François, and Jolanta Miadlikowska. “Lichens..” Current Biology : Cb 19, no. 13 (July 2009): R502–3. Full Text

Arnold, A Elizabeth, Jolanta Miadlikowska, K Lindsay Higgins, Snehal D. Sarvate, Paul Gugger, Amanda Way, Valérie Hofstetter, Frank Kauff, and François Lutzoni. “A phylogenetic estimation of trophic transition networks for ascomycetous fungi: are lichens cradles of symbiotrophic fungal diversification?.” Systematic Biology 58, no. 3 (June 2009): 283–97. Full Text

Schoch, Conrad L., Gi-Ho Sung, Francesc López-Giráldez, Jeffrey P. Townsend, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Valérie Hofstetter, Barbara Robbertse, et al. “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): 224–39. Full Text

Gueidan, C., S. Savić, H. Thüs, C. Roux, C. Keller, L. Tibell, M. Prieto, et al. “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., C. Gueidan, L. Selbmann, A. A. Gorbushina, P. W. Crous, J. Z. Groenewald, L. Muggia, et al. “Phylogeny of rock-inhabiting fungi related to Dothideomycetes.” Studies in Mycology 64 (January 1, 2009): 123–33. Full Text

Ertz, Damien, Jolanta Miadlikowska, François Lutzoni, Steven Dessein, Olivier Raspé, Nathalie Vigneron, Valérie Hofstetter, and Paul Diederich. “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): 141–52. Full Text

Joneson, S., and F. Lutzoni. “Compatibility and thigmotropism in the lichen symbiosis: A reappraisal.” Symbiosis 47, no. 2 (January 1, 2009): 109–15. Full Text

Joneson, S., and F. Lutzoni. “Revisiting compatibility and thigmotropism in the lichen symbiosis.” Symbiosis 47 (2009): 109–15.

Savić, Sanja, Leif Tibell, Cécile Gueidan, and François Lutzoni. “Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Polyblastia (Verrucariaceae, Eurotiomycetes) and allied genera..” Mycological Research 112, no. Pt 11 (November 2008): 1307–18. Full Text

Otálora, M. A. G., I. Martínez, M. C. Molina, G. Aragón, and F. Lutzoni. “Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of the Leptogium lichenoides group (Collemataceae, Ascomycota) in Europe.” Taxon 57, no. 3 (August 1, 2008): 907–21.