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

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.

Miadlikowska, Jolanta, Frank Kauff, Valérie Hofstetter, Emily Fraker, Martin Grube, Josef Hafellner, Valérie Reeb, et al. “New insights into classification and evolution of the Lecanoromycetes (Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota) from phylogenetic analyses of three ribosomal RNA- and two protein-coding genes..” Mycologia 98, no. 6 (November 2006): 1088–1103. Full Text

Geiser, David M., Cécile Gueidan, Jolanta Miadlikowska, François Lutzoni, Frank Kauff, Valérie Hofstetter, Emily Fraker, et al. “Eurotiomycetes: Eurotiomycetidae and Chaetothyriomycetidae..” Mycologia 98, no. 6 (November 2006): 1053–64. Full Text

Spatafora, Joseph W., Gi-Ho Sung, Desiree Johnson, Cedar Hesse, Benjamin O’Rourke, Maryna Serdani, Robert Spotts, et al. “A five-gene phylogeny of Pezizomycotina..” Mycologia 98, no. 6 (November 2006): 1018–28. Full Text

James, Timothy Y., Frank Kauff, Conrad L. Schoch, P Brandon Matheny, Valérie Hofstetter, Cymon J. Cox, Gail Celio, et al. “Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny..” Nature 443, no. 7113 (October 2006): 818–22. Full Text

Arnold, A. E., and F. Lutzoni. “From the leaf to the landscape: Endophyte diversity and interactions at small and large spatial scales.” Phytopathology 96, no. 6 (June 2006): S136–37.