Francois M. Lutzoni

Professor of Biology

Office: 
357 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7261

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1995

  • M.S., Ottawa University 1990

  • B.S., Grinnel College and University of Laval 1987

Armaleo, Daniele, Olaf Müller, François Lutzoni, Ólafur S. Andrésson, Guillaume Blanc, Helge B. Bode, Frank R. Collart, et al. “The lichen symbiosis re-viewed through the genomes of Cladonia grayi and its algal partner Asterochloris glomerata..” Bmc Genomics 20, no. 1 (July 23, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5629-x. Full Text

Carbone, Ignazio, James B. White, Jolanta Miadlikowska, A Elizabeth Arnold, Mark A. Miller, Nicolas Magain, Jana M. U’Ren, and François Lutzoni. “T-BAS Version 2.1: Tree-Based Alignment Selector Toolkit for Evolutionary Placement of DNA Sequences and Viewing Alignments and Specimen Metadata on Curated and Custom Trees..” Microbiology Resource Announcements 8, no. 29 (July 18, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00328-19. Full Text

Chagnon, P. L., N. Magain, J. Miadlikowska, and F. Lutzoni. “Species diversification and phylogenetically constrained symbiont switching generated high modularity in the lichen genus Peltigera.” Journal of Ecology 107, no. 4 (July 1, 2019): 1645–61. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13207. Full Text

Chen, Ko-Hsuan, Hui-Ling Liao, Jean-Philippe Bellenger, and François Lutzoni. “Differential gene expression associated with fungal trophic shifts along the senescence gradient of the moss Dicranum scoparium..” Environmental Microbiology, March 22, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14605. Full Text

Lutzoni, François, Michael D. Nowak, Michael E. Alfaro, Valérie Reeb, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Michael Krug, A Elizabeth Arnold, et al. “Contemporaneous radiations of fungi and plants linked to symbiosis..” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (December 21, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07849-9. Full Text

Miadlikowska, J, Magain, N, Pardo-De La Hoz, CJ, Niu, D, Goward, T, Sérusiaux, E, and Lutzoni, F. "Species in section Peltidea (aphthosa group) of the genus Peltigera remain cryptic after molecular phylogenetic revision." Plant and Fungal Systematics 63, no. 2 (December 1, 2018): 45-64. Full Text

Hoz, C. J. P. D. L., N. Magain, F. Lutzoni, T. Goward, S. Restrepo, and J. Miadlikowska. “Contrasting Symbiotic Patterns in Two Closely Related Lineages of Trimembered Lichens of the Genus Peltigera.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9, no. NOV (November 16, 2018). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02770. Full Text

Korotkin, Hailee B., Rachel A. Swenie, Otto Miettinen, Jessica M. Budke, Ko-Hsuan Chen, François Lutzoni, Matthew E. Smith, and P Brandon Matheny. “Stable isotope analyses reveal previously unknown trophic mode diversity in the Hymenochaetales..” American Journal of Botany 105, no. 11 (November 2018): 1869–87. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1183. Full Text

Magain, N., C. Truong, T. Goward, D. Niu, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, O. Vitikainen, F. Lutzoni, and J. Miadlikowska. “Species delimitation at a global scale reveals high species richness with complex biogeography and patterns of symbiont association in peltigera section peltigera (Lichenized ascomycota: Lecanoromycetes).” Taxon 67, no. 5 (October 1, 2018): 836–70. https://doi.org/10.12705/675.3. Full Text

Lu, Jade, Nicolas Magain, Jolanta Miadlikowska, Jessica R. Coyle, Camille Truong, and François Lutzoni. “Bioclimatic factors at an intrabiome scale are more limiting than cyanobiont availability for the lichen-forming genus Peltigera..” American Journal of Botany 105, no. 7 (July 12, 2018): 1198–1211. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1119. Full Text

Pages

Magain, N., J. Miadlikowska, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, and F. Lutzoni. “Macroevolution of Specificity in Cyanolichens of the Genus Peltigera Section Polydactylon (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota)..” In Systematic Biology, 66:74–99, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syw065. Full Text

Lutzoni, François, and Rytas Vilgalys. “Integration of morphological and molecular data sets in estimating fungal phytogenies.” In Canadian Journal of Botany, 73:649–59. Canadian Science Publishing, 1995. https://doi.org/10.1139/b95-307. Full Text

Selected Grants

Molecular Mycology and Pathogenesis Training Program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2019 to 2024

Spatio-temporal factors shaping symbiotic networks: a case study with cyanolichens awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2022

Spatio-temporal factors shaping symbiotic networks: a case study with cyanolichens awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2022

Genetics Training Grant awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1979 to 2020

Genetics Training Grant awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1979 to 2020

SG: Combining phylogenetic and network analyses for the study of symbiotic systems: a case study using lichens awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019

Dimensions: Collaborative Research: An Interdisciplinary Study of Hyperdiverse Endophytic Fungi and Their Function in awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2016

Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: North American Lichens and Bryophytes awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2016

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