Ludo Muller
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Category: Postdoctoral Researcher
Department: Department of Botany
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CENECOGEN - Insights into the adaptation of Cenococcum geophilum to serpentine soil: ecology and genomics combined. Fundacão para a Ciência e a Tecnologia PTDC/BIA-BEC/100733/2008.

Journal Publications

L.A.H. Muller and J.H. McCusker. In press. Microsatellite analysis of genetic diversity among clinical and nonclinical Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates suggests heterozygote advantage in clinical environments. Molecular Ecology. 


L.A.H. Muller and J.H. McCusker. 2009. A multi-species based taxonomic microarray reveals interspecies hybridization and introgression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEMS Yeast Research 9: 143-152.


L.A.H. Muller, J. Vangronsveld and J.V. Colpaert. 2007. Genetic structure of Suillus luteus populations in heavy metal polluted and nonpolluted habitats. Molecular Ecology 16: 4728-4737.


L.A.H. Muller, A.R. Craciun, J. Ruytinx, M. Lambaerts, N. Verbruggen, J. Vangronsveld and J.V. Colpaert. 2006. Gene expression proling of a Zn-tolerant and a Zn-sensitive Suillus luteus isolate exposed to increased external zinc concentrations. Mycorrhiza 17: 571-580.


L.A.H. Muller, M. Lambaerts, J. Vangronsveld and J.V. Colpaert. 2006. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Suillus luteus. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 165-166.


J.V. Colpaert, K. Adriaensen, L.A.H. Muller, M. Lambaerts, C. Faes, R. Carleer and J. Vangronsveld. 2005. Element proles and growth in Zn-sensitive and Zn-resistant Suilloid fungi. Mycorrhiza 15: 628-634.


L.A.H. Muller, M. Lambaerts, J. Vangronsveld and J.V. Colpaert. 2004. AFLP-based assessment of the effects of environmental heavy metal pollution on the genetic structure of pioneer populations of Suillus luteus. New Phytologist 164: 297-303.


J.V. Colpaert, L.A.H. Muller, M. Lambaerts, K. Adriaensen and J. Vangronsveld. 2004. Evolutionary adaptation to Zn toxicity in populations of Suilloid fungi. New Phytologist 162: 549-559.

  1. Bourne, Elizabeth C.; Mina, Diogo; Goncalves, Susana C.; Loureiro, Joao; Freitas, Helena; Muller, Ludo A. H. (2014) Large and variable genome size unrelated to serpentine adaptation but supportive of cryptic sexuality in Cenococcum geophilum. Mycorrhiza. 24, 1, 13-20. (see details) ISI paper