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

Hofstetter, Valérie, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Frank Kauff, and François Lutzoni. “Phylogenetic comparison of protein-coding versus ribosomal RNA-coding sequence data: a case study of the Lecanoromycetes (Ascomycota).Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, no. 1 (July 2007): 412–26. Full Text

Kauff, Frank, Cymon J. Cox, and François Lutzoni. “WASABI: an automated sequence processing system for multigene phylogenies.Systematic Biology 56, no. 3 (June 2007): 523–31. Full Text

Hibbett, David S., Manfred Binder, Joseph F. Bischoff, Meredith Blackwell, Paul F. Cannon, Ove E. Eriksson, Sabine Huhndorf, et al. “A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi.Mycological Research 111, no. Pt 5 (May 2007): 509–47. Full Text

Litaker, R. W., M. W. Vandersea, S. R. Kibler, K. S. Reece, N. A. Stokes, F. M. Lutzoni, B. A. Yonish, M. A. West, M. N. D. Black, and P. A. Tester. “Recognizing dinoflagellate species using its rDNA sequences.” Journal of Phycology 43, no. 2 (April 1, 2007): 344–55. Full Text

Reeb, Valérie, Peik Haugen, Debashish Bhattacharya, and François Lutzoni. “Evolution of Pleopsidium (lichenized Ascomycota) S943 group I introns and the phylogeography of an intron-encoded putative homing endonuclease.Journal of Molecular Evolution 64, no. 3 (March 2007): 285–98. Full Text

Arnold, A Elizabeth, Daniel A. Henk, Rebecca L. Eells, François Lutzoni, and Rytas Vilgalys. “Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR.Mycologia 99, no. 2 (March 2007): 185–206. Full Text

Higgins, K Lindsay, A Elizabeth Arnold, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Snehal D. Sarvate, and François Lutzoni. “Phylogenetic relationships, host affinity, and geographic structure of boreal and arctic endophytes from three major plant lineages.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42, no. 2 (February 2007): 543–55. Full Text

Gueidan, C., C. Roux, and F. Lutzoni. “Using a multigene analysis to assess generic delineation and character evolution in the Verrucariaceae (Verrucariales, Ascomycota).Mycological Research 110 (2007): 1147–70.