Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Published

    Chemically armed mercenary ants protect fungus-farming societies. / Adams, Rachelle Martha Marie; Liberti, Joanito; Illum, Anders A.; Jones, Tappey H.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 110, No. 39, 2013, p. 15752-15757.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Published

    Adoption of parasitic Maculinea alcon caterpillars (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae) by three Myrmica ant species. / Als, Thomas Damm; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, J. J.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 62, 01.07.2001, p. 99-106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Dynamic Wolbachia prevalence in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants : potential for a nutritional symbiosis. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Boye, Mads; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 25, No. 7, 2012, p. 1340-1350.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. 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

  13. Published

    Disease dynamics in a specialized parasite of ant societies. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Ferrari, Matthew; Evans, Harry C.; Elliot, Simon L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David P.

    In: PLOS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 5, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Published

    Diploid male production in a leaf-cutting ant. / Armitage, S.; Boomsma, J.; Baer, Boris.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010, p. 175-182.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Published

    An evaluation of the possible adaptive function of fungal brood covering by attine ants. / Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Wcislo, William T.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 66, No. 6, 2012, p. 1966-1975.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. Published

    Multiple mating and facultative polygyny in the Panamanian ant Acromyrmex echinatior. / Bekkevold, D.; Frydenberg, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, No. 46, 1999, p. 103-109.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    Rossiter H. Crozier (1943-2009). / Boomsma, J.J.; Pamilo, P.

    In: Science, Vol. 327, No. 5961, 2010, p. 45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. 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

  37. Published

    Only full-sibling families evolved eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Beekman, Madeleine; Cornwallis, Charlie K; Griffin, Ashleigh S; Holman, Luke; Hughes, William O H; Keller, Laurent; Oldroyd, Benjamin P; Ratnieks, Francis L W.

    In: Nature, Vol. 471, No. 7339, 2011, p. E4-5; author reply E9-10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 364, No. 1533, 2009, p. 3191-207.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. Published

    Rethinking crop-disease management in fungus-growing ants. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 106, No. 42, 2009, p. 17611-2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. Published

    Nice to kin and nasty to non-kin : revisiting Hamilton's early insights on eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; d'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Biology Letters, Vol. 9, No. 6, 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. Published

    Jacobus (Koos) Boomsma. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 25, No. 13, 2015, p. R532-R534.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

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