Franz Lang

Département de Biochimie
Université de Montréal, Canada

Field of interests:

Comparative and evolutionary genomics

Development of informatic tools and databases for genome research

Organelle genomes

Eukaryotic molecular phylogenetics

Fungal genomics


Recent publications:

Nadimi M, Beaudet D, Forget L, Hijri M, Lang BF:
Group I intron-mediated trans-splicing in mitochondria of Gigaspora rosea, and a robust phylogenetic affiliation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi with Mortierellales.
Mol Biol Evol., Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22411852.  

Price DC, Chan CX, Yoon HS, Yang EC, Qiu H, Weber AP, Schwacke R, Gross J, Blouin NA, Lane C, Reyes-Prieto A, Durnford DG, Neilson JA, Lang BF, Burger G, Steiner JM, Löffelhardt W, Meuser JE, Posewitz MC, Ball S, Arias MC, Henrissat B, Coutinho PM, Rensing SA, Symeonidi A, Doddapaneni H, Green BR, Rajah VD, Boore J, Bhattacharya D:
Cyanophora paradoxa genome elucidates origin of photosynthesis in algae and plants.
Science, 335(6070), (2012): 843-847. Erratum in: Science, 335(6074), (2012): 1302.

Liu B, Lo SC, Matton DP, Lang BF, Morse D:
Daily Changes in the Phosphoproteome of the Dinoflagellate Lingulodinium.
Protist, (2011) Dec 12. [Epub  ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22169124.  

Derelle R, Lang BF:
Rooting the eukaryotic tree with mitochondrial and bacterial proteins.
Mol Biol Evol., 29(4), (2012): 1277-1289.

Daoud R, Forget L, Lang BF:
Yeast mitochondrial RNase P, RNase Z and the RNA degradosome are part of a stable supercomplex.
Nucleic Acids Res., 40(4), (2012): 1728-1736.

Torruella G, Derelle R, Paps J, Lang BF, Roger AJ, Shalchian-Tabrizi K, Ruiz-Trillo I:
Phylogenetic relationships within the Opisthokonta based on phylogenomic analyses of conserved single-copy protein domains.
Mol Biol Evol., 29(2), (2012): 531-544.

Su D, Lieberman A, Lang BF, Simonovic M, Söll D, Ling J:
An unusual tRNAThr derived from tRNAHis reassigns in yeast mitochondria the CUN codons to threonine.
Nucleic Acids Res., 39(11), (2011): 4866-4874.

Valach M, Farkas Z, Fricova D, Kovac J, Brejova B, Vinar T, Pfeiffer I, Kucsera J, Tomaska L, Lang BF, Nosek J:
Evolution of linear chromosomes and multipartite genomes in yeast mitochondria.
Nucleic Acids Res., 39(10), (2011): 4202-4219.

Sebé-Pedrós A, de Mendoza A, Lang BF, Degnan BM, Ruiz-Trillo I:
Unexpected repertoire of metazoan transcription factors in the unicellular holozoan Capsaspora owczarzaki.
Mol Biol Evol., 28(3), (2011): 1241-1254.

Boon E, Zimmerman E, Lang BF, Hijri M:
Intra-isolate genome variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi persists in the transcriptome.
J Evol Biol., 23(7), (2010): 1519-1527.