Lotus Lofgren


Dr Lotus Lofgren joined the lab in Fall 2019 and is working on population genomics of Aspergillus fumigatus. Her PhD work at the University of Minnesota focused on comparative genomics and evolution of the fungus Suillus.

Publications

  • Lofgren LA, Uehling JK, Branco S, Bruns TD, Martin F, Kennedy PG. Genome-based estimates of fungal rDNA copy number variation across phylogenetic scales and ecological lifestyles. Mol Ecol. 2019 Feb;28(4):721-730. doi: 10.1111/mec.14995.
  • Lofgren LA, LeBlanc NR, Certano AK, Nachtigall J, LaBine KM, Riddle J, Broz K, Dong Y, Bethan B, Kafer CW, Kistler HC. Fusarium graminearum: pathogen or endophyte of North American grasses? New Phytol. 2018 Feb;217(3):1203-1212. doi: 10.1111/nph.14894.