Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Published

    Mating, hybridisation and introgression in Lasius ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). / Van der Have, Tom; Pedersen, Jes Søe; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Myrmecological News, Vol. 15, 2011, p. 109–115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Reconstructing eight decades of genetic variation in an isolated Danish population of the large blue butterfly Maculinea arion. / Ugelvig, Line V; Nielsen, Per S; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Nash, David Richard.

    In: B M C Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 11, 2011, p. 201.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Published

    Queen-worker caste ratio depends on colony size in the pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis). / Schmidt, Anna Mosegaard; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2011, p. 139–144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    No benefit in diversity? The effect of genetic variation on survival and disease resistance in a polygynous social insect. / Schmidt, Anna Mosegaard; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2011, p. 751–759.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Published

    Nine novel microsatellite markers for the army ant Simopelta pergandei (subfamily Ponerinae). / Kronauer, D.J.C.; Boomsma, J.J.; Pierce, N.E.

    In: Conservation Genetics Resources, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011, p. 61-63.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Rapid shifts in Atta cephalotes fungus-garden enzyme activity after a change in fungal substrate (Attini, Formicidae). / Kooij, P W; Schiøtt, M; Boomsma, J J; De Fine Licht, H H.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2011, p. 145-151.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Characterisation and cross-amplification of polymorphic microsatellite loci in ant-associated root-aphids. / Ivens, A.B.F.; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Conservation Genetics Resources, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011, p. 73-77.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection. / Hughes, David P; Andersen, Sandra B; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L; Himaman, Winanda; Billen, Johan; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: B M C Ecology, Vol. 11, No. 13, 2011, p. 13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Random sperm use and genetic effects on worker caste fate in Atta colombica leaf-cutting ants. / Holman, Luke; Stürup, Marlene; Trontti, Kalevi; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 23, 2011, p. 5092-5102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

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