Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 2011
  2. Published

    Temperature dependent virulence of obligate and facultative fungal pathogens of honeybee brood. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; James, R.R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    In: Veterinary Microbiology, Vol. 149, No. 1-2, 2011, p. 200-205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. / Wurm, Yannick; Wang, John; Riba-Grognuz, Oksana; Corona, Miguel; Nygaard, Sanne; Hunt, Brendan G; Ingram, Krista K; Falquet, Laurent; Nipitwattanaphon, Mingkwan; Gotzek, Dietrich; Dijkstra, Michiel B; Oettler, Jan; Comtesse, Fabien; Shih, Cheng-Jen; Wu, Wen-Jer; Yang, Chin-Cheng; Thomas, Jerome; Beaudoing, Emmanuel; Pradervand, Sylvain; Flegel, Volker; Cook, Erin D; Fabbretti, Roberto; Stockinger, Heinz; Long, Li; Farmerie, William G; Oakey, Jane; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Pamilo, Pekka; Yi, Soojin V; Heinze, Jürgen; Goodisman, Michael A D; Farinelli, Laurent; Harshman, Keith; Hulo, Nicolas; Cerutti, Lorenzo; Xenarios, Ioannis; Shoemaker, Dewayne; Keller, Laurent.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 108, No. 14, 2011, p. 5679-84.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Variation in fungal enzyme spectra may affect mutualistic division of labour between ants and fungus gardens. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2011. Poster session presented at 13th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tuebingen, Germany.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  5. 2010
  6. Published

    The life of a dead ant - expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Gerritsma, S.; Yusah, K.M.; Mayntz, D.; Hywel-Jones, N.L.; Billen, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, D.P.

    2010. Poster session presented at 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  7. Published

    Diploid male production in a leaf-cutting ant. / Armitage, S.; Boomsma, J.; Baer, Boris.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010, p. 175-182.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    The effects of age and social interactions on innate immunity in a leaf-cutting ant. / Armitage, S.A.O.; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 56, No. 7, 2010, p. 780-787.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Rossiter H. Crozier (1943-2009). / Boomsma, J.J.; Pamilo, P.

    In: Science, Vol. 327, No. 5961, 2010, p. 45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS IN ENZYME ACTIVITY OF ANT FUNGUS GARDENS. / De Fine Licht, Henrik H; Schiøtt, Morten; Mueller, Ulrich G; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 64, No. 7, 2010, p. 2055-2069.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Seminal fluid mediates ejaculate competition in social insects. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Baer, Boris; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Science, Vol. 327, No. 5972, 2010, p. 1506-1509.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Workers of Acromyrmex echinatior leafcutter ants police worker-laid eggs, but not reproductive workers. / Dijkstra, Michiel B.; van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Dirchsen, Maria; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2010, p. 487-495.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Caste-specific expression of genetic variation in the size of antibiotic-producing glands of leaf-cutting ants. / Hughes, W O H; Bot, A N M; Boomsma, J J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 277, No. 1681, 2010, p. 609-15.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Colony fusion and worker reproduction after queen loss in army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schöning, Caspar; d'Ettorre, Patrizia; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 277, No. 1682, 2010, p. 755-63.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Forage collection, substrate preparation, and diet composition in fungus-growing ants. / Licht, H.H.D.; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2010, p. 259-269.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Large-Scale Evolutionary Patterns of Host Plant Associations in the Lepidoptera. / Menken, S.B.J.; Boomsma, J.J.; van Nieukerken, E.J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2010, p. 1098-1119.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Leaf-cutting ant fungi produce cell wall degrading pectinase complexes reminiscent of phytopathogenic fungi. / Schiøtt, Morten; Rogowska-Wrzesinska, Adelina; Roepstorff, Peter; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: B M C Biology, Vol. 8, 01.01.2010, p. 156.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Nygaard, Sanne; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Poster session presented at 16th Congress of international union for the study of social insects , Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  19. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Poster session presented at 2010 Symposium of The Danish Microbiological Society, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Abstract from Annual Winter Meeting of the NW European Section of the IUSSI, London, United Kingdom.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Blending of heritable recognition cues among ant nestmates creates distinct colony gestalt odours but prevents within-colony nepotism. / van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Brask, Josefine B. ; Christensen, Jan H.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 23, No. 7, 2010, p. 1498-1508.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. 2009
  23. Published

    High Symbiont Relatedness Stabilizes Mutualistic Cooperation in Fungus-Growing Termites. / Aanen, Duur K; de Fine Licht, Henrik H; Debets, Alfons J M; Kerstes, Niels A G; Hoekstra, Rolf F; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 326, No. 5956, 2009, p. 1103-6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    The life of a dead ant -the expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Gerritsma, Sylvia; Yusah, Kalsum M.; Mayntz, David; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Billen, Johan; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: American Naturalist, Vol. 174, No. 3, 2009, p. 424-433.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Sperm length evolution in the fungus-growing ants. / Baer, B.; Dijkstra, M. B.; Mueller, U. G.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2009, p. 38-45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Fungus gardens of the leafcutter ant Atta colombica function as egg nurseries for the snake Leptodeira annulata. / Baer, Boris; Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Kronauer, Daniel; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2009, p. 289-291.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 364, No. 1533, 2009, p. 3191-207.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Rethinking crop-disease management in fungus-growing ants. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 106, No. 42, 2009, p. 17611-2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    STRICT LIFE-TIME MONOGAMY AS UNIVERSAL CONDITION FOR TRANSITIONS TOWARDS EUSOCIALITY. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  30. Published

    The evolution of social insect mating systems. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    Organization of Insect Societies: From Genome to Sociocomplexity. ed. / Jürgen Gadau; Jennifer Fewell. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2009. p. 3-25.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Honey bee males and queens use glandular secretions to enhance sperm viability before and after storage. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 55, No. 6, 2009, p. 538-543.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Prudent sperm use by leaf-cutter ant queens. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Baer, Boris; Dreier, Stéphanie Agnès Jeanine; Aron, Serge; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1675, 2009, p. 3945-3953.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Reduced biological control and enhanced chemical pest management in the evolution of fungus farming in ants. / Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Zimmerman, Jess K; Nash, David R; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Wcislo, William T.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1665, 2009, p. 2263-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Pandora infections in Formica ants. / Hughes, David P.; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Jensen, Annette Bruun.

    2009. Abstract from Annual Meeting of the SIP, Park City , Utah, .

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  35. Published

    Novel fungal disease in complex leaf-cutting ant societies. / Hughes, David Peter; Evans, Harry C.; Hywel-Jones, Nigel; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2009, p. 214-220.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Caste-specific symbiont policing by workers of Acromyrmex fungus-growing ants. / Ivens, Aniek B.F.; Nash, David R.; Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2009, p. 378-384.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Graveyards on the Move: The Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Dead Ophiocordyceps-Infected Ants. / Pontoppidan, Maj-Britt; Himaman, Winanda; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4835.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Ephemeral windows of opportunity for horizontal transmission of fungal symbionts in leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Currie, Cameron R.; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 63, No. 9, 2009, p. 2235-2247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Genetic differentiation between the ant Myrmica rubra and its microgynous social parasite. / Vepsäläinen, K.; Ebsen, J. R.; Savolainen, R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2009, p. 425-437.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Effect of temperature on virulence of fungal pathogens in honey bees. Prevention of honeybee COlony LOSSes. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Poster session presented at COLOSS Conference, Montpellier, France.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  41. Published

    Environmental effects on fungal infections in honeybee larvae Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Abstract from Nordic-Baltic Bee Research Symposium, København, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  42. Published

    From so simple a beginning: Enzymatic innovation in fungus-growing ants involved a transition from individual symbiont selection to colony-level selection. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Ant Queen Egg-Marking Signals: Matching Deceptive Laboratory Simplicity with Natural Complexity. / van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Heinze, Jürgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. 2008
  45. Published

    The evolution of invasiveness in garden ants. / Cremer, Sylvia; Ugelvig, Line Vej; Drijfhout, Falko P; Schlick-Steiner, Birgit C; Steiner, Florian M; Seifert, Bernhard; Hughes, David Peter; Schulz, Andreas; Petersen, Klaus S; Konrad, Heino; Stauffer, Christian; Kiran, Kadri; Espadaler, Xavier; d'Ettorre, Patrizia; Aktaç, Nihat; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Jones, Graeme R; Nash, David Richard; Pedersen, Jes Søe; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 3, No. 12, 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Seminal fluid enhances sperm viability in the leafcutter ant Atta colombica. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 62, No. 12, 2008, p. 1843-1849.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Sex allocation in fungus-growing ants: worker or queen control without symbiont-induced female bias. / Dijkstra, Michiel B.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Oikos, Vol. 117, No. 12, 2008, p. 1892-1906.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Subordinate wasps are more aggressive in colonies with low reproductive skew. / Fanelli, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Turillazzi, S.

    In: Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2008, p. 879-886.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. / Hughes, D P; Kronauer, D J C; Boomsma, J J.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 18, No. 7, 2008, p. R294-5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Social insect symbionts: evolution in homeostatic fortresses. / Hughes, David P; Pierce, Naomi E; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 23, No. 12, 2008, p. 672-677.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Antimicrobial defense shows an abrupt evolutionary transition in the fungus-growing ants. / Hughes, William O H; Pagliarini, Roberta; Madsen, Henning Bang; Dijkstra, Michiel B; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2008, p. 1252-7.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    Genetic royal cheats in leaf-cutting ant societies. / Hughes, William O H; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 105, No. 13, 2008, p. 5150-3.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    A mosaic of chemical coevolution in a large blue butterfly. / Nash, David R; Als, Thomas D; Maile, Roland; Jones, Graeme R; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 319, No. 5859, 2008, p. 88-90.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. Published

    Communication between hosts and social parasites. / Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    Sociobiology of communication: an interdisciplinary perspective. ed. / Patrizia d'Ettorre; David P. Hughes. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2008. p. 55-79.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

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