Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 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

  2. Published

    Worker caste polymorphism has a genetic basis in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Sumner, Seirian; Van Borm, Steven; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, No. Vol. 100, no. 16, 2003, p. 9393-9397.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Wolbachia in leafcutter ants: a widespread symbiont that may induce male killing or incompatible matings. / van Borm, S.; Wenseleers, T.; Billen, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, No. 14, 2001, p. 805-814.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Within-colony transmission and the cost of a mutualistic bacterium in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex octospinosus. / Poulsen, Michael; Bot, A. N. M.; Currie, C. R.; Nielsen, M. G.; Boomsma, J. J.

    In: Functional Ecology, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2003, p. 260-269.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Wingless virgin queens assume helper roles in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Nehring, Volker; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 22, No. 17, 2012, p. R671-R673.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    When every sperm is sacred : the emergence and decline of superorganismal chimeras. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Functional Ecology, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2016, p. 504-505.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    When every sperm counts : factors affecting male fertility in the honeybee Apis mellifera. / Stürup, Marlene; Baer-Imhoof, B.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, B.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 24, No. 5, 2013, p. 1192-1198.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Waste management in leafcutting ants. / Bot, A.N.M.; Currie, C.R.; Hart, A.G.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ethology Ecology & Evolution, No. 13, 2001, p. 225-237.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Virulence of mixed fungal infections in honey bee brood. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Jensen, Annette Bruun.

    In: Frontiers in Zoology, Vol. 9, No. 5, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. 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

  11. Published

    Variation in male body size and reproductive allocation in the leafcutter ant Atta colombica : estimating variance components and possible trade-offs. / Stürup, M.; den Boer, S. P. A.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, J. J.; Baer, B.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2011, p. 47-55.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. 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

  13. Published

    Variable sensitivity of fungi and bacteria to compounds produced by the metapleural glands of leafcutting ants. / Bot, A.N.M.; Ortius-Lechner, Diethe; Finster, Kai; Maile, Roland; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, No. 49, 2002, p. 363-370.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Variable microsatellite loci for the leafcutter ant Acromyrmex echinatior and their applicability to related species. / Ortius-Lechner, Diethe; Gertsch, Pia J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology, No. 9, 2000, p. 115-116.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Variable interaction specificity and symbiont performance in Panamanian Trachymyrmex and Sericomyrmex fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: B M C Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 14, 244, 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Unravelling the transition between single and multiple mating in attine ants. / Villesen, P.; Murakami, T.; Schultz, T.R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, No. B. 269, 2002, p. 1541-1548.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Trade-offs in group living: transmission and disease resistance in leaf-cutting ants. / Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Eilenberg, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, No. B. 269, 2002, p. 1811-1819.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Towards reconstructing the ancestral brain gene-network regulating caste differentiation in ants. / Qiu, Bitao; Larsen, Rasmus Stenbak; Chang, Ni-Chen; Wang, John; Boomsma, Jacobus J.; Zhang, Guojie.

    In: Nature Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 2, No. 11, 2018, p. 1782-1791.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. 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

  20. Published

    Towards a better understanding of the evolution of specialized parasites of fungus-growing ant crops. / Yek, Sze Huei; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Poulsen, Michael.

    In: Psyche (Cambridge, 1874), Vol. 2012, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Time from pre-eclampsia diagnosis to delivery affects future health prospects of children. / Hollegaard, Birgitte; Lykke, Jacob Alexander; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Vol. 2017, No. 1, 2017, p. 53-66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    The scent of symbiosis : gut bacteria may affect social interactions in leaf-cutting ants. / Teseo, Serafino; van Zweden, Jelle S.; Pontieri, Luigi; Kooij, Pepijn W.; Sørensen, Søren J.; Wenseleers, Tom; Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus J.; Sapountzis, Panagiotis.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 150, 2019, p. 239-254.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. 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

  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

    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

  26. 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

  27. Published

    The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming. / Nygaard, Sanne; Zhang, Guojie; Schiøtt, Morten; Li, Cai; Wurm, Yannick; Hu, Haofu; Zhou, Jiajian; Ji, Lu; Qiu, Feng; Rasmussen, Morten; Pan, Hailin; Hauser, Frank; Krogh, Anders; Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis (Cok); Wang, Jun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Genome Research, Vol. 21, No. 8, 2011, p. 1339-1348.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. 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

  29. Published

    The fungal symbiont of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants expresses the full spectrum of genes to degrade cellulose and other plant cell wall polysaccharides. / Grell, Morten N.; Linde, Tore; Nygaard, Sanne; Nielsen, Kåre L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Lange, Lene.

    In: B M C Genomics, Vol. 14, 928, 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    The evolution of social parasitism in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants: a test of Emery's rule. / Sumner, Seirian; Aanen, Duur Kornelis; Delabie, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, No. Vol. 51, no. 1, 2004, p. 37-42.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. 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

  32. Published

    The evolution of multiqueen breeding in eusocial lineages with permanent physically differentiated castes. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Huszár, Dóra Borbála; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 92, 2014, p. 241-252.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. Published

    The evolution of fungus-growing termites and their mutualistic fungal symbionts. / Aanen, D.K.; Eggleton, P.; Rouland-Lefèvre, C.; Frøslev, Tobias Guldberg; Rosendahl, Søren; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, No. 99, 2002, p. 14887-14892.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. 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

  37. Published

    The evolution of abdominal microbiomes in fungus-growing ants. / Sapountzis, Panagiotis; Nash, David R.; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2019, p. 879-899.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    The ejaculatory biology of leafcutter ants. / den Boer, Susanne; Stürup, Marlene; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 74, 2015, p. 56-62.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. 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

  40. Published

    The effect of metapleural gland secretion on the growth of a mutualistic bacterium on the cuticle of leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Bot, Adrianne N M; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Die Naturwissenschaften, Vol. 90, No. 9, 01.09.2003, p. 406-409.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    The dynamics of plant cell-wall polysaccharide decomposition in leaf-cutting ant fungus gardens. / Moller, Isabel Eva; de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Harholt, Jesper; Willats, William George Tycho; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: P L o S One, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    The diversity of microorganisms associated with Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Van Borm, S.; Billen, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, No. 2:9, 2002, p. ?.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    The adaptive significance of inquiline parasite workers. / Sumner, Seirian; Nash, David R; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 270, No. 1521, 2003, p. 1315-22.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA). / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Brady, Seán G.; Dunn, Robert Roberdeau; Gadau, Jürgen; Heinze, Jürgen; Keller, Laurent; Moreau, Corrie S.; Sanders, Nate; Schrader, Lukas; Schultz, Ted R.; Sundström, Lotta; Ward, Philip S.; Wcislo, William T.; Zhang, Guojie.

    In: Myrmecological News, Vol. 25, 10.2017, p. 61-66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  45. Published

    Tetra ponera ants have gut symbionts related to nitrogen-fixing root nodule bacteria. / Van Borm, S.; Buschinger, A.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Billen, J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, No. B. 269, 2002, p. 2023-2027.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. 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

  47. Published

    Task partitioning in insect societies bucket brigades. / Anderson, C.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Bartholdi, J.J.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, No. 49, 2002, p. 171-180.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  48. Published

    Tachykinin expression levels correlate with caste-specific aggression in workers of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior. / Howe, Jack; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 4, No. 55, 55, 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Symbiotic partnerships and their chemical interactions in the leafcutter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). / Worsley, Sarah F.; Innocent, Tabitha M.; Heine, Daniel; Murrell, J. Colin; Yu, Douglas W.; Wilkinson, Barrie; Hutchings, Matthew I.; Boomsma, Jacobus J.; Holmes, Neil A.

    In: Myrmecological News, Vol. 27, 2018, p. 59-74.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Symbiotic adaptation in the fungal cultivar of leaf-cutting ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Tunlid, Anders.

    In: Nature Communications, Vol. 5, 5675, 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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