Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. Published

    Interaction specificity between leaf-cutting ants and vertically transmitted Pseudonocardia bacteria. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Yek, Sze Huei; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 15, 27, 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Integration strategies of a leaf-cutting ant social parasite. / Nehring, Volker; Dani, Francesca R.; Turillazzi, Stefano; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 108, 2015, p. 55-65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Informational constraints on optimal sex allocation in ants. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Nielsen, Jannie; Sundström, Liselotte; Oldham, N. J.; Tentschert, Jutta; Petersen, Hans Christian; Morgan, E. David.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, No. Vol. 100, no. 15, 2003, p. 8799-8804.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Immune defense in leaf-cutting ants : a cross-fostering approach. / Armitage, Sophie A O; Broch, Jens F; Marín, Hermogenes Fernández; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2011, p. 1791-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Identifying the core microbial community in the gut of fungus-growing termites. / Otani, Saria; Mikaelyan, Aram; Nobre, Tânia; Hansen, Lars H.; Koné, N'Golo A.; Sørensen, Søren Johannes; Aanen, Duur K.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Brune, Andreas; Thomas-Poulsen, Michael.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 23, No. 18, 2014, p. 4631–4644.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Hybridization in East African swarm-raiding army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel Jc; Peters, Marcell K; Schöning, Caspar; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Frontiers in Zoology, Vol. 8, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Horizontal partner exchange does not preclude stable mutualism in fungus-growing ants. / Howe, Jack; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2019, p. 372-382.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Published

    Hatching asynchrony in Linnets: the effects of nest predation and food demand of nestlings. / Drachmann, Jan; Als, T.D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ornis Fennica, No. 77, 2000, p. 155-167.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. 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

  14. Published

    Hamilton's rule generalized. Foundations of Social Evolution, S.A. Frank. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, No. 14, 1999, p. 121.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Group-specific polymerase chain reaction amplification of SSU rRNA-encoding gene fragments from 12 microbial taxa. / Van Borm, S.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology Notes, No. 2, 2002, p. 356-359.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. 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

  17. Published

    Geographical variation in host-ant specificity of the parasitic butterfly Maculinea alcon in Denmark. / Als, Thomas Damm; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, J. J.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 27, 01.08.2002, p. 403-414.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Geographical variation in host-ant sepcificity of the parasitic butterfly Maculinea alcon in Denmark. / Als, T.D.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ecological Entomology, No. 27, 2002, p. 403-414.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  19. Published

    Genome analysis of two Pseudonocardia phylotypes associated with Acromyrmex leafcutter ants reveals their biosynthetic potential. / Holmes, Neil A.; Innocent, Tabitha Mary; Heine, Daniel; Al Bassam, Mahmoud; Worsley, Sarah F.; Trottmann, Felix; Patrick, Elaine H.; Yu, Douglas W.; Murrell, J. C.; Schiøtt, Morten; Wilkinson, Barrie; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hutchings, Matthew I.

    In: Frontiers in Microbiology, Vol. 7, 2073, 26.12.2016.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Genetic variation in virulence among chalkbrood strains infecting honeybees. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Markussen, Bo; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: P L o S One, Vol. 6, No. 9, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. Published

    Genetic analysis of colony structure in polydomous and polygynous ant populations. / Pedersen, Jes Søe; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 66, No. 1, 01.1999, p. 115-144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Genetic Diversity and Disease Resistance in Leaf-Cutting Ant Societies. / Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Evolution, No. Vol. 58, no. 6, 2004, p. 1251-1260.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. 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

  26. Published

    Fungal enzymes transferred by leaf-cutting ants in their fungus gardens. / Rønhede, S.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Rosendahl, Søren.

    In: Mycological Research, No. 108 (1), 2004, p. 101-106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 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

  28. Published

    Functional role of phenylacetic acid from metapleural gland secretions in controlling fungal pathogens in evolutionarily derived leaf-cutting ants. / Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Nash, David Richard; Higginbotham, Sarah; Estrada, Catalina; van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; D'Ettorre, Patrizia; Wcislo, William T.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 282, No. 1807, 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Functional morphology of the metapleural gland in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex octospinosus. / Bot, A.N.M.; Obermayer, M.L.; Hölldobler, B.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, No. 48, 2001, p. 63-66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. Published

    Fifty years of illumination about the natural levels of adaptation. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 26, No. 24, 2016, p. R1250-R1255.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Farming termites determine the genetic population structure of Termitomyces fungal symbionts. / Nobre, Tânia; Fernandes, Cecília; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Korb, Judith; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 9, 2011, p. 2023-2033.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Extreme queen-mating frequency and colony fission in African army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schoning, Caspar; Pedersen, Jes S; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Gadau, Jurgen.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 13, No. 8, 2004, p. 2381-8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. 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

  36. Published

    Experimental evidence of a tripartite mutualism: bacteria protect ant fungus gardens from specialized parasites. / Curries, C. R.; Bot, A. N. M.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Oikos, No. Vol. 101, no. 1, 2003, p. 91-102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Experimental evidence for the costs and hygienic significance of the antibiotic metapleural gland secretion in leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Bot, Adrianne; Nielsen, Mogens; Boomsma, J J.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2002, p. 151-157.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Experimental evidence for the cost and hygienic significance of the antibiotic metapleural gland secretion in leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, M.; Bot, A.N.M.; Nielsen, M.G.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, No. 52, 2002, p. 151-157.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. 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

  40. Published

    Evolutionary transition to a semelparous life story in the socially parasitic ant Acromyrmex insinuator. / Bekkevold, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, No. 13, 2000, p. 615-623.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Evolutionary transition from single to multiple mating in fungus-growing ants. / Villesen, P.; Gertsch, Pia J.; Frydenberg, J.; Mueller, U.G.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology, No. 8, 1999, p. 1819-1825.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Evolutionary patterns of proteinase activity in attine ant fungus gardens. / Semenova, Tatyana; Hughes, David Peter; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Schiøtt, Morten.

    In: B M C Microbiology, Vol. 12, 2011, p. 1-11.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Evolutionary interaction networks of insect pathogenic fungi. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Meyling, Nicolai Vitt; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    In: Annual Review of Entomology, Vol. 59, 2014, p. 467-485.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Evolutionary biology : Farming writ small. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Nature, Vol. 469, No. 7330, 2011, p. 308-309.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. Published

    Evolutionarily advanced ant farmers rear polyploid fungal crops. / Kooij, Pepijn Wilhelmus; Aanen, D.K.; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 28, No. 11, 2015, p. 1911-1924.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Evolution: sympatric speciation the eusocial way. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Nash, David Richard.

    In: Current biology : CB, Vol. 24, No. 17, 2014, p. R798-R800.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. 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

  50. Published

    Evidence for differential selection and potential adaptive evolution in the worker caste of an inquiline social parasite. / Sumner, Seirian; Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, No. Vol. 54, no. 3, 2003, p. 256-263.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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