Jacobus Jan Boomsma

Jacobus Jan Boomsma

Professor


  1. 2008
  2. Published

    Towards a molecular understanding of symbiont function: identification of a fungal gene for the degradation of xylan in the fungus gardens of leaf-cutting ants. / Schiøtt, Morten; De Fine Licht, Henrik H; Lange, Lene; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Microbiology, Vol. 8, 2008, p. 40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    The introduction history of invasive garden ants in Europe : integrating genetic, chemical and behavioural approaches. / Ugelvig, Line; Drijfhout, Falko; Kronauer, Daniel; Boomsma, Jacobus; Pedersen, Jes; Cremer, Sylvia.

    In: BMC Biology, Vol. 6, 11, 2008, p. 1-14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Co-evolution of enzyme function in the attine ant-fungus symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2008. Poster session presented at 9th European Conference on Fungal Genetics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Evolution of Fungal enzymes in the attine ant symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2008. Abstract from XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  6. 2007
  7. Published

    Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa. / Aanen, Duur K; Ros, Vera I D; de Fine Licht, Henrik H; Mitchell, Jannette; de Beer, Z Wilhelm; Slippers, Bernard; Rouland-Lefèvre, Corinne; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 7, 2007, p. 115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Kin selection versus sexual selection: why the ends do not meet. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 17, No. 16, 2007, p. R673-83.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Sex allocation in the polydomous leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex balzani. / Ichinose, Katsuya; Forti, Luis C.; Pretto, Denis R,; Nachman, Gøsta Støger; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ecological Research, Vol. 22, 2007, p. 288-295.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    A molecular phylogeny of Dorylus army ants provides evidence for multiple evolutionary transitions in foraging niche. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schöning, Caspar; Vilhelmsen, Lars; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 7, 2007, p. 56.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Specificity in chemical profiles of workers, brood and mutualistic fungi in Atta, Acromyrmex, and Sericomyrmex fungus-growing ants. / Richard, Freddie-Jeanne; Poulsen, Michael; Drijfhout, Falko; Jones, Graeme; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 33, No. 12, 2007, p. 2281-2292.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    The origin of the chemical profiles of fungal symbionts and their significance for nestmate recognition in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Richard, Freddie-Jeanne; Poulsen, Michael; Hefetz, Abraham; Errard, Christine; Nash, David; Boomsma, Jacobus.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 61, No. 11, 2007, p. 1637-1649.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Asymmetric interaction specificity between two sympatric termites and their fungal symbionts : -. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2007, p. 76-81.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Fungal enzymes in the attine ant symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2007. Abstract from Biology of Social Insects, Tartu, Estonia.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Has substrate-dependent co-evolution of enzyme function occured in the attine ant-fungus symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2007. Abstract from Population and Evolutionary Biology of Fungal Symbionts, Ascona, Switzerland.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  16. 2006
  17. Published

    Social-insect fungus farming. / Aanen, Duur Kornelis; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 16, No. 24, 2006, p. R1014-R1016.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Heritability of sperm length in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. / Baer, Boris; de Jong, Gerdien; Schmid-Hempel, Regula; Schmid-Hempel, Paul; Høeg, Jens T; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Genetica, Vol. 127, No. 1-3, 2006, p. 11-23.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Mating biology of the leaf-cutting ants Atta colombica and A. cephalotes. / Baer, Boris; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Journal of Morphology, Vol. 267, No. 10, 2006, p. 1165-71.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Sperm storage induces an immunity cost in ants. / Baer, Boris; Armitage, Sophie A O; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Nature, Vol. 441, No. 7095, 2006, p. 872-5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Last words on narrow roads. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 21, No. 12, 2006, p. 664-665.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewCommunication

  22. Published

    Social insects: from selfish genes to self organisation and beyond. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Franks, Nigel R.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2006, p. 303-308.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Coevolved crypts and exocrine glands support mutualistic bacteria in fungus-growing ants. / Currie, Cameron R; Poulsen, Michael; Mendenhall, John; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Billen, Johan.

    In: Science, Vol. 311, No. 5757, 2006, p. 81-83.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Are workers of Atta leafcutter ants capable of reproduction? / Dijkstra, Michiel Bendert; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2006, p. 136-140.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Muscling out malaria. / Hughes, David Peter; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 21, No. 10, 2006, p. 533-534.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Does genetic diversity hinder parasite evolution in social insect colonies? / Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2006, p. 132-143.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Male parentage in army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schöning, Caspar; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, p. 1147-51.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    A reassessment of the mating system characteristics of the army ant Eciton burchellii. / Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Berghoff, Stefanie M.; Powell, Scott; Denny, A. Jay; Edwards, Keith J.; Franks, Nigel R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Die Naturwissenschaften, Vol. 93, No. 8, 2006, p. 402-406.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Differential resistance and the importance of antibiotic production in Acromyrmex echinatior leaf-cutting ant castes towards the entomopathogenic fungus Aspergillus nomius. / Poulsen, Michael; Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2006, p. 349-355.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Does the afrotropical army ant Dorylus (Anomma) molestus go extinct in fragmented forests? / Schöning, Caspar; Kinuthia, Wanja; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of East Africa Natural History, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2006, p. 163-179.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    High recombination frequency creates genotypic diversity in colonies of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior. / Sirviö, A.; Gadau, J.; Rueppell, O.; Lamatsch, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pamilo, P.; Page Jr., R. E.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2006, p. 1475-1485.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Conflict and cooperation between fungi and termites in Macrotermes natalensis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur Kornelis.

    2006. Abstract from The IUSSI 2006 Congress, Washington DC, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Presumptive horizontal symbiont transmission in the fungus-growing termite Macrotermes natalensis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur Kornelis.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 15, No. 11, 2006, p. 3131-3138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. 2005
  35. Published

    Evolutionary Dynamics of the Mutualistic Symbiosis between Fungus-Growing Termites and Termitomyces Fungi. / Aanen, Duur Kornelis; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    Insect-Fungal Associations: Ecology and Evolution. ed. / Fernando E. Vega; Meredith Blackwell. New York, USA : Oxford University Press, 2005. p. 191-210.

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

  36. Published

    Examination of the immune responses of males and workers of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior and the effect of infection. / Baer, Boris; Krug, A.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, William Owen Hamar.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2005, p. 298-303.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    The evolution of male traits in social insects. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Baer, Boris; Heinze, Jürgen.

    In: Annual Review of Entomology, Vol. 50, 2005, p. 395-420.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Evolutionary Ecology: Wasp Mother's Little Helpers. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur Kornelis.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 15, No. 5, 2005, p. R163-R165.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Life Histories and Parasite Pressure Across the Major Groups of Social Insects. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Schmid-Hempel, Paul; Hughes, William Owen Hamar.

    Insect Evolutionary Ecology. ed. / M Fellowes; G Holloway; J Rolff. Wallingford Oxon, UK & Cambridge MA, USA : CABI Publishing, 2005. p. 139-175.

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

  40. Published

    Reproduction and hybrid load in all-hybrid populations of Rana esculenta water frogs in Denmark. / Christiansen, Ditte Guldager; Fog, Kåre; Pedersen, Bo Vest; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 59, No. 6, 2005, p. 1348-1361.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Self-restraint and sterility in workers of Acromyrmex and Atta leafcutter ants. / Dijkstra, Michiel Bendert; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2005, p. 67-76.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Multiple reproductive strategies in a tropical hover wasp. / Fanelli, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Turillazzi, S.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2005, p. 190-199.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Quantifying honey bee mating range and isolation in semi-isolated valleys by DNA microsatellite paternity analysis. / Jensen, Annette Bruun; Palmer, Kellie A.; Chaline, Nicolas; Raine, Nigel E.; Tofilski, Adam; Martin, Stephen J.; Pedersen, Bo Vest; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Ratnieks, Francis L. W.

    In: Conservation Genetics, Vol. 6, No. Vol. 6, no. 4, 2005, p. 527-537.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Varying degrees of Apis mellifera ligustica introgression in protected populations of the black honeybee, Apis mellifera mellifera, in northwest Europe. / Jensen, Annette Bruun; Palmer, Kellie A.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pedersen, Bo Vest.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, p. 93-106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. Published

    Specificity of the mutualistic association between actinomycete bacteria and two sympatric species of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, M; Cafaro, M; Boomsma, J J; Currie, C R; Poulsen, Michael.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 14, No. 11, 01.10.2005, p. 3597-3604.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Mutualistic fungi control crop diversity in fungus-growing ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 307, No. 5710, 2005, p. 741-744.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Dinucleotide microsatellite DNA loci from the ant Myrmica scabrinodis. / Zeisset, Inga; Ebsen, Jon R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology Notes, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2005, p. 163-164.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Microsatellite markers for the large blue butterflies Maculinea nausithous and Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and their amplification in other Maculinea species. / Zeisset, Inga; Damm Als, Thomas; Settele, Josef; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology Notes, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2005, p. 165-168.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. 2004
  50. Published

    The evolution of alternative parasitic life histories in large blue butterflies. / Als, Thomas D; Vila, Roger; Kandul, Nikolai P; Nash, David R; Yen, Shen-Horn; Hsu, Yu-Feng; Mignault, André A; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Pierce, Naomi E.

    In: Nature, Vol. 432, No. 7015, 2004, p. 386-90.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Male reproductive investment and queen mating-frequency in fungus-growing ants. / Baer, Boris; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, No. Vol. 15, no. 3, 2004, p. 426-432.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    A genetic component to size in queens of the ant, Formica truncorum. / Bargum, Katja; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Sundström, L.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2004, p. 9-16.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Sex ratio variation in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. / Duchateau, Marie José; Velthuis, Hayo H. W.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, No. Vol. 15, no. 1, 2004, p. 71-82.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. Published

    Diversity of entomopathogenic fungi near leaf-cutting ant nests in a neotropical forest, with particular reference to Metarhizium anisopliae var. anisopliae. / Hughes, W. O. H; Thomsen, L; Eilenberg, J; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2004, p. 46-53.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. Published

    Density-dependence and within-host competition in a semelparous parasite of leaf-cutting ants. / Hughes, William; Petersen, Klaus; Ugelvig, Line; Pedersen, Dorthe; Thomsen, Lene; Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2004, p. 45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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