Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. Published

    Slowing them down will make them lose : a role for attine ant crop fungus in defending pupae against infections? / Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Wcislo, William T.

    In: Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol. 85, No. 5, 2016, p. 1210-1221.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Snyltegedehamsen Pseudovespula adulterina (Buysson, 1905) ny for Danmark (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). / Buhl, Peter Neerup; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Holter, Peter; Pedersen, Bo Vest.

    In: Ent. Meddr., No. 68, 2000, p. 137.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  3. Published

    Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality. / Simola, Daniel F.; Wissler, Lothar; Donahue, Greg; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Helmkampf, Martin; Roux, Julien; Nygaard, Sanne; Glastad, Karl M.; Hagen, Darren E.; Viljakainen, Lumi; Reese, Justin T; Hunt, Brendan G; Graur, Dan; Elhaik, Eran; Kriventseva, Evgenia V; Wen, Jiayu; Parker, Brian John; Cash, Elizabeth; Privman, Eyal; Childers, Christopher P; Muñoz-Torres, Monica C; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Bornberg-Bauer, Erich; Currie, Cameron R; Elsik, Christine G; Suen, Garret; Goodisman, Michael A D; Keller, Laurent; Liebig, Jürgen; Rawls, Alan; Reinberg, Danny; Smith, Chris D; Smith, Chris R; Tsutsui, Neil; Wurm, Yannick; Zdobnov, Evgeny M; Berger, Shelley L; Gadau, Jürgen.

    In: Genome Research, Vol. 23, No. 8, 2013, p. 1235-1247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Published

    Social mutualism and social parasitism: conflict and cooperation at the family and species level. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    Genes, Behaviors and Evolution of Social Insects. Sapporo, Japan : Hokkaido University, 2003. p. 131-170.

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

  7. Published

    Social structure and split sex ratios in the ant Pheidole pallidula. / Aron, S.; Campan, E.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Passera, L.

    In: Ethology Ecology & Evolution, No. 11, 1999, p. 209-227.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. 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

  9. Published

    Somatic incompatibility and genetic structure of fungal crops in sympatric Atta colombica and Acromyrmex echinatior leaf-cutting ants. / Kooij, Pepijn Wilhelmus; Thomas-Poulsen, Michael; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Fungal Ecology, Vol. 18, 2015, p. 10-17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Specificity and stability of the Acromyrmex–Pseudonocardia symbiosis. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Hansen, Lars H.; Sapountzis, Panagiotis; Sørensen, Søren Johannes; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 22, No. 16, 2013, p. 4307-4321.

    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

    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

  13. 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

  14. Published

    Sperm length, sperm storage and mating system characteristics in bumblebees. / Baer, Boris; Schmid-Hempel, Paul; Høeg, Jens Thorvald; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2003, p. 101-108.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Sperm mixing in the polyandrous leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior. / Stürup, Marlene; Nash, David Richard; Hughes, William O.H.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 4, No. 18, 2014, p. 3571-3582.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. 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

  17. Published

    Strict monandry in the ponerine army ant genus Simopelta suggests that colony size and complexity drive mating system evolution in social insects. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; O'Donnell, Sean; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Pierce, Naomi E.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2011, p. 420-8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. 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

  19. Published

    Superorganismality and caste differentiation as points of no return : how the major evolutionary transitions were lost in translation. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Gawne, Richard.

    In: Biological Reviews, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2018, p. 28-54.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Survival and growth of parasitic Maculinea alcon caterpillars (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in laboratory nests of three Myrmica ant species. / Nash, David Richard; Als, Thomas Damm; Boomsma, J. J.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2011, p. 391-401.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

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