Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 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

  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

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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