Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 2021
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Queens of the inquiline social parasite Acromyrmex insinuator can join nest-founding queens of its host, the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior

    Howe, J., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 17 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Insectes Sociaux. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Nutritional niches reveal fundamental domestication trade-offs in fungus-farming ants

    Shik, Jonathan Z., Kooij, P. W., Donoso, D. A., Santos, J. C., Gomez, E. B., Franco, M., Crumière, A. J. J., Arnan, X., Howe, J., Wcislo, W. T. & Boomsma, Koos, 2021, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution. 5, 1, p. 122-134

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Proteomics reveals synergy between biomass degrading enzymes and inorganic Fenton chemistry in leaf-cutting ant colonies

    Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2021, In: eLife. 10, 21 p., e61816.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Relaxed selection underlies genome erosion in socially parasitic ant species

    Schrader, L., Pan, H., Bollazzi, M., Schiøtt, M., Larabee, F. J., Bi, X., Deng, Y., Zhang, Guojie, Boomsma, Koos & Rabeling, C., 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12, 13 p., 2918.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2020
  7. Published

    A novel method for using RNA-seq data to identify imprinted genes in social Hymenoptera with multiply mated queens

    Howe, J., Schiøtt, M., Li, Q., Wang, Z., Zhang, Guojie & Boomsma, Koos, 2020, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 33, 12, p. 1770-1782 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    The evolution of multicellular complexity: the role of relatedness and environmental constraints

    Fisher, Roberta May, Shik, Jonathan Z. & Boomsma, Koos, 2020, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 287, 1931, 8 p., 20192963.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    The gene expression network regulating queen brain remodeling after insemination and its parallel use in ants with reproductive workers

    Nagel, M., Qiu, Bitao, Brandenborg, L. E., Larsen, R. S., Ning, D., Boomsma, Koos & Zhang, Guojie, 2020, In: Science Advances. 6, 38, 17 p., eaaz5772.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Tracking the narrow roads of gene land

    Boomsma, Koos, 2020, In: Insectes Sociaux. 67, 1, p. 7-10 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

  11. 2019
  12. Published

    Horizontal partner exchange does not preclude stable mutualism in fungus-growing ants

    Howe, J., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2019, In: Behavioral Ecology. 30, 2, p. 372-382

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Phylogeography and cryptic speciation in the Myrmica scabrinodis NYLANDER, 1846 species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and their conservation implications

    Ebsen, J. R., Boomsma, Koos & Nash, David Richard, 2019, In: Insect Conservation and Diversity. 12, 6, p. 467-480 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Protein-level interactions as mediators of sexual conflict in ants

    Dosselli, R., Grassl, J., Beckers, Susanne den Boer, Kratz, M., Moran, J. M., Boomsma, Koos & Baer, B., 2019, In: Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 18, Suppl. 1, p. S34-S45

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Seminal fluid compromises visual perception in honeybee queens reducing their survival during additional mating flights

    Liberti, J., Görner, J., Welch, M., Dosselli, R., Schiøtt, M., Ogawa, Y., Castleden, I., Hemmi, J. M., Baer-Imhoof, B., Boomsma, Koos & Baer, B., 2019, In: eLife. 8, 27 p., e45009.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    The evolution of abdominal microbiomes in fungus-growing ants

    Sapountzis, P., Nash, David Richard, Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2019, In: Molecular Ecology. 28, 4, p. 879-899 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    The scent of symbiosis: gut bacteria may affect social interactions in leaf-cutting ants

    Teseo, S., van Zweden, J. S., Pontieri, L., Kooij, P. W., Sørensen, Søren Johannes, Wenseleers, T., Poulsen, Michael, Boomsma, Koos & Sapountzis, P., 2019, In: Animal Behaviour. 150, p. 239-254

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. 2018
  19. Published

    Association of Long-term Risk of Respiratory, Allergic, and Infectious Diseases With Removal of Adenoids and Tonsils in Childhood

    Byars, S. G., Stearns, S. C. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: J A M A Otolaryngology. Head & Neck Surgery. 144, 7, p. 594-603 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Chemical warfare between leafcutter ant symbionts and a co-evolved pathogen

    Heine, D., Holmes, N. A., Worsley, S. F., Santos, A. C. A., Innocent, T. M., Scherlach, K., Patrick, E. H., Yu, D. W., Murrell, J. C., Vieria, P. C., Boomsma, Koos, Hertweck, C., Hutchings, M. I. & Wilkinson, B., 2018, In: Nature Communications. 9, 11 p., 2208.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Differential immune gene expression in sperm storage organs of leaf-cutting ants

    Cherasse, S., Baer, B., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 6, 11 p., jeb173435.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Limitations to the Association of Risk of Airway Disease with Removal of Adenoids and Tonsils in Children - Reply

    Byars, S. G., Stearns, S. C. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 144, 12, p. 1188-1189

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Monogamous sperm storage and permanent worker sterility in a long-lived ambrosia beetle

    Smith, S. M., Kent, D. S., Boomsma, Koos & Stow, A. J., 2018, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 6, p. 1009-1018

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Reconstructing the functions of endosymbiotic Mollicutes in fungus-growing ants

    Sapountzis, P., Zhukova, M., Shik, Jonathan Z., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: eLife. 7, p. 1-31 e39209.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Reconstructing the relatedness of cooperatively breeding queens in the Panamanian leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

    Nehring, V., Dijkstra, M. B., Sumner, S., Hughes, W. O. H. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: Myrmecological News. 27, p. 33-45

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Rival seminal fluid induces enhanced sperm motility in a polyandrous ant

    Liberti, J., Baer, B. & Boomsma, Koos, 2018, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18, 12 p., 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Superorganismality and caste differentiation as points of no return: how the major evolutionary transitions were lost in translation

    Boomsma, Koos & Gawne, R., 2018, In: Biological Reviews. 93, 1, p. 28-54 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Symbiotic partnerships and their chemical interactions in the leafcutter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

    Worsley, S. F., Innocent, T. M., Heine, D., Murrell, J. C., Yu, D. W., Wilkinson, B., Hutchings, M. I., Boomsma, Koos & Holmes, N. A., 2018, In: Myrmecological News. 27, p. 59-74

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Towards reconstructing the ancestral brain gene-network regulating caste differentiation in ants

    Qiu, Bitao, Larsen, R. S., Chang, N., Wang, J., Boomsma, Koos & Zhang, Guojie, 2018, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 11, p. 1782-1791

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. 2017
  31. Published

    Diversity and transmission of gut bacteria in Atta and Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants during development

    Zhukova, M., Sapountzis, P., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 10 Oct 2017, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 14 p., 1942.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA)

    Boomsma, Koos, Brady, S. G., Dunn, Rob, Gadau, J., Heinze, J., Keller, L., Moreau, C. S., Sanders, N., Schrader, L., Schultz, T. R., Sundström, L., Ward, P. S., Wcislo, W. T. & Zhang, Guojie, Oct 2017, In: Myrmecological News. 25, p. 61-66 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Time from pre-eclampsia diagnosis to delivery affects future health prospects of children

    Hollegaard, B., Lykke, Jacob Alexander & Boomsma, Koos, 2017, In: Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. 2017, 1, p. 53-66 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. 2016
  35. Published

    Genome analysis of two Pseudonocardia phylotypes associated with Acromyrmex leafcutter ants reveals their biosynthetic potential

    Holmes, N. A., Innocent, T. M., Heine, D., Al Bassam, M., Worsley, S. F., Trottmann, F., Patrick, E. H., Yu, D. W., Murrell, J. C., Schiøtt, M., Wilkinson, B., Boomsma, Koos & Hutchings, M. I., 26 Dec 2016, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, 16 p., 2073.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Ant mediated redistribution of a xyloglucanase enzyme in fungus gardens of Acromyrmex echinatior

    Kooij, P. W., Pullens, J. W. M., Boomsma, Koos & Schiøtt, M., 2016, In: BMC Microbiology. 16, 9 p., 81.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Clonal yeast biofilms can reap competitive advantages through cell differentiation without being obligatorily multicellular

    Regenberg, Birgitte, Hanghøj, Kristian Ebbesen, Andersen, K. S. & Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences. 283, 1842, 8 p., 20161303.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Fifty years of illumination about the natural levels of adaptation

    Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Current Biology. 26, 24, p. R1250-R1255 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Nutrition mediates the expression of cultivar-farmer conflict in a fungus-growing ant

    Shik, Jonathan Z., Gomez, E. B., Kooij, P. W., Santos, J. C., Wcislo, W. T. & Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings. 113, 36, p. 10121-10126 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Queen reproductive tract secretions enhance sperm motility in ants

    Liberti, J., Baer, B. & Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Biology Letters. 12, 11, 5 p., 20160722.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Reciprocal genomic evolution in the ant-fungus agricultural symbiosis

    Nygaard, S., Hu, H., Li, C., Schiøtt, M., Chen, Z., Yang, Z., Xie, Q., Ma, C., Deng, Y., Dikow, R. B., Rabeling, C., Nash, David Richard, Wcislo, W. T., Brady, S. G., Schultz, T. R., Zhang, Guojie & Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Nature Communications. 7, 9 p., 12233.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Slowing them down will make them lose: a role for attine ant crop fungus in defending pupae against infections?

    Armitage, S. A. O., Fernández-Marín, H., Boomsma, Koos & Wcislo, W. T., 2016, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 85, 5, p. 1210-1221 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Tachykinin expression levels correlate with caste-specific aggression in workers of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior

    Howe, J., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 4, 55, 12 p., 55.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    When every sperm is sacred: the emergence and decline of superorganismal chimeras

    Boomsma, Koos, 2016, In: Functional Ecology. 30, 4, p. 504-505 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. 2015
  46. Published

    Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants have simple gut microbiota with nitrogen-fixing potential

    Sapountzis, P., Zhukova, M., Hansen, Lars Hestbjerg, Sørensen, Søren Johannes, Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81, 16, p. 5527-5537 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    A genomic comparison of two termites with different social complexity

    Korb, J., Poulsen, Michael, Hu, H., Li, C., Boomsma, Koos, Zhang, Guojie & Liebig, J., 2015, In: Frontiers in Genetics. 6, 12 p., 9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Ant sperm storage organs do not have phenoloxidase constitutive immune activity

    Dávila, F., Cherasse, S., Boomsma, Koos & Aron, S., 2015, In: Journal of Insect Physiology. 78, p. 9-14 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Bacterial symbiont sharing in Megalomyrmex social parasites and their fungus-growing ant hosts

    Liberti, J., Sapountzis, P., Hansen, Lars Hestbjerg, Sørensen, Søren Johannes, Adams, R. M. M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Molecular Ecology. 24, 12, p. 3151-3169 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Evolutionarily advanced ant farmers rear polyploid fungal crops

    Kooij, P. W., Aanen, D. K., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 11, p. 1911-1924 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Functional role of phenylacetic acid from metapleural gland secretions in controlling fungal pathogens in evolutionarily derived leaf-cutting ants

    Fernández-Marín, H., Nash, David Richard, Higginbotham, S., Estrada, C., van Zweden, J. S., D'Ettorre, P., Wcislo, W. T. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1807, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    Integration strategies of a leaf-cutting ant social parasite

    Nehring, V., Dani, F. R., Turillazzi, S., Boomsma, Koos & D'Ettorre, P., 2015, In: Animal Behaviour. 108, p. 55-65 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Interaction specificity between leaf-cutting ants and vertically transmitted Pseudonocardia bacteria

    Andersen, Sandra Breum, Yek, S. H., Nash, David Richard & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15, 13 p., 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. Published

    Jacobus (Koos) Boomsma

    Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Current Biology. 25, 13, p. R532-R534 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

  55. Published

    Policing and punishment across the domains of social evolution

    Singh, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Oikos. 124, 8, p. 971-982 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  56. Published

    Somatic incompatibility and genetic structure of fungal crops in sympatric Atta colombica and Acromyrmex echinatior leaf-cutting ants

    Kooij, P. W., Poulsen, Michael, Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2015, In: Fungal Ecology. 18, p. 10-17 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. Published

    The ejaculatory biology of leafcutter ants

    Beckers, Susanne den Boer, Stürup, M., Boomsma, Koos & Baer, B., 2015, In: Journal of Insect Physiology. 74, p. 56-62 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  58. 2014
  59. Published

    Leucoagaricus gongylophorus uses leaf-cutting ants to vector proteolytic enzymes towards new plant substrate

    Kooij, P. W., Rogowska-Wrzesinska, A., Hoffmann, D., Roepstorff, P., Boomsma, Koos & Schiøtt, M., 2014, In: I S M E Journal. 8, p. 1032-1040 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  60. Published

    Caste-specific RNA editomes in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior

    Li, Q., Wang, Z., Lian, J., Schiøtt, M., Jin, L., Zhang, P., Zhang, Y., Nygaard, S., Peng, Z., Zhou, Y., Deng, Y., Zhang, W., Boomsma, Koos & Zhang, Guojie, 2014, In: Nature Communications. 5, 11 p., 4943.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  61. Published

    Complementary symbiont contributions to plant decomposition in a fungus-farming termite

    Poulsen, Michael, Hu, H., Li, C., Chen, Z., Xu, L., Otani, S., Nygaard, S., Nobre, T., Klaubauf, S., Schindler, P. M., Hauser, Frank, Pan, H., Yang, Z., Sonnenberg, A. S. M., de Beer, Z. W., Zhang, Y., Wingfield, M. J., Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis (Cok), de Vries, R. P., Korb, J., Aanen, D. K., Wang, J., Boomsma, Koos & Zhang, Guojie, 2014, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 40, 6 p., 14500-14505.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  62. Published

    Convergent development of ecological, genetic, and morphological traits in native supercolonies of the red ant Myrmica rubra

    Huszár, D. B., Larsen, R. S., Carlsen, S., Boomsma, Koos & Pedersen, Jes Søe, 2014, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68, 11, p. 1859-1870 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  63. Published

    Differences in forage-acquisition and fungal enzyme activity contribute to niche segregation in Panamanian leaf-cutting ants

    Kooij, P. W., Liberti, J., Giampoudakis, K., Schiøtt, M. & Boomsma, Koos, 2014, In: PLOS ONE. 9, 4, 9 p., e94284.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  64. Published

    Evolution: sympatric speciation the eusocial way

    Boomsma, Koos & Nash, David Richard, 2014, In: Current biology : CB. 24, 17, p. R798-R800 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  65. Published

    Evolutionary interaction networks of insect pathogenic fungi

    Boomsma, Koos, Jensen, Annette Bruun, Meyling, Nicolai Vitt & Eilenberg, Jørgen, 2014, In: Annual Review of Entomology. 59, p. 467-485 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  66. Published

    Identifying the core microbial community in the gut of fungus-growing termites

    Otani, S., Mikaelyan, A., Nobre, T., Hansen, Lars Hestbjerg, Koné, N. A., Sørensen, Søren Johannes, Aanen, D. K., Boomsma, Koos, Brune, A. & Poulsen, Michael, 2014, In: Molecular Ecology. 23, 18, p. 4631–4644 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  67. Published

    Opposite risk patterns for autism and schizophrenia are associated with normal variation in birth size: phenotypic support for hypothesized diametric gene-dosage effects

    Byars, S. G., Stearns, S. C. & Boomsma, Koos, 2014, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1794, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  68. Published

    Short independent lives and selection for maximal sperm survival make investment in immune defences unprofitable for leaf-cutting ant males

    Stürup, M., Baer, B. & Boomsma, Koos, 2014, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68, 6, p. 947-955 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  69. Published

    Sperm mixing in the polyandrous leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior

    Stürup, M., Nash, David Richard, Hughes, W. O. H. & Boomsma, Koos, 2014, In: Ecology and Evolution. 4, 18, p. 3571-3582 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  70. Published

    Symbiotic adaptation in the fungal cultivar of leaf-cutting ants

    de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard, Boomsma, Koos & Tunlid, A., 2014, In: Nature Communications. 5, 10 p., 5675.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  71. Published

    The evolution of multiqueen breeding in eusocial lineages with permanent physically differentiated castes

    Boomsma, Koos, Huszár, D. B. & Pedersen, Jes Søe, 2014, In: Animal Behaviour. 92, p. 241-252 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  72. Published

    Variable interaction specificity and symbiont performance in Panamanian Trachymyrmex and Sericomyrmex fungus-growing ants

    de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard & Boomsma, Koos, 2014, In: B M C Evolutionary Biology. 14, 22 p., 244.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  73. 2013
  74. Published

    A technique to artificially inseminate leafcutter ants

    Beckers, Susanne den Boer, Boomsma, Koos & Baer, B., 2013, In: Insectes Sociaux. 60, p. 111-118 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  75. Published

    Beyond promiscuity: mate-choice commitments in social breeding

    Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 368, 1613, 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  76. Published

    Chemically armed mercenary ants protect fungus-farming societies

    Adams, R. M. M., Liberti, J., Illum, A. A., Jones, T. H., Nash, David Richard & Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 39, p. 15752-15757 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  77. Published

    Differential gene expression in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants after challenges with two fungal pathogens

    Yek, S. H., Boomsma, Koos & Schiøtt, M., 2013, In: Molecular Ecology. 22, 8, p. 2173-2187 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  78. Published

    Dynamic disease management in trachymyrmex fungus-growing ants (Attini: Formicidae)

    Fernández-Marín, H., Bruner, G., Gomez, E. B., Nash, David Richard, Boomsma, Koos & Wcislo, W. T., 2013, In: American Naturalist. 181, 4, p. 571-582 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  79. Published

    Laccase detoxification mediates the nutritional alliance between leaf-cutting ants and fungus-garden symbionts.

    de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard, Schiøtt, M., Rogowska-Wrzesinska, A., Nygaard, S., Roepstorff, P. & Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 2, p. 583-587 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  80. Published

    Nature's Oracle The Life and Work of W. D. Hamilton

    Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: Science. 340, 6129, p. 145-146 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearchpeer-review

  81. Published

    Nice to kin and nasty to non-kin: revisiting Hamilton's early insights on eusociality

    Boomsma, Koos & d'Ettorre, P., 2013, In: Biology Letters. 9, 6, 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  82. Published

    Parent-offspring conflict and the persistence of pregnancy-induced hypertension in modern humans

    Hartsteen, B. H., Byars, S. G., Lykke, J. & Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: P L o S One. 8, 2, 9 p., e56821.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  83. Published

    Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality

    Simola, D. F., Wissler, L., Donahue, G., Waterhouse, R. M., Helmkampf, M., Roux, J., Nygaard, S., Glastad, K. M., Hagen, D. E., Viljakainen, L., Reese, J. T., Hunt, B. G., Graur, D., Elhaik, E., Kriventseva, E. V., Wen, J., Parker, B. J., Cash, E., Privman, E., Childers, C. P., Muñoz-Torres, M. C., Boomsma, Koos, Bornberg-Bauer, E., Currie, C. R., Elsik, C. G., Suen, G., Goodisman, M. A. D., Keller, L., Liebig, J., Rawls, A., Reinberg, D., Smith, C. D., Smith, C. R., Tsutsui, N., Wurm, Y., Zdobnov, E. M., Berger, S. L. & Gadau, J., 2013, In: Genome Research. 23, 8, p. 1235-1247 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  84. Published

    Specificity and stability of the Acromyrmex–Pseudonocardia symbiosis

    Andersen, Sandra Breum, Hansen, Lars Hestbjerg, Sapountzis, P., Sørensen, Søren Johannes & Boomsma, Koos, 2013, In: Molecular Ecology. 22, 16, p. 4307-4321 15 p.

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  85. 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, M. N., Linde, T., Nygaard, S., Nielsen, K. L., Boomsma, Koos & Lange, L., 2013, In: B M C Genomics. 14, 11 p., 928.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  86. Published

    When every sperm counts: factors affecting male fertility in the honeybee Apis mellifera

    Stürup, M., Baer-Imhoof, B., Nash, David Richard, Boomsma, Koos & Baer, B., 2013, In: Behavioral Ecology. 24, 5, p. 1192-1198 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  87. 2012
  88. Published

    An evaluation of the possible adaptive function of fungal brood covering by attine ants

    Armitage, S. A. O., Fernández-Marín, H., Wcislo, W. T. & Boomsma, Koos, 2012, In: Evolution. 66, 6, p. 1966-1975 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  89. Published

    Ants farm subterranean aphids mostly in single clone groups: an example of prudent husbandry for carbohydrates and proteins?

    Ivens, A. B. F., Kronauer, D. J. C., Pen, I., Weissing, F. J. & Boomsma, Koos, 2012, In: B M C Evolutionary Biology. 12, 106, 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  90. Published

    Disease dynamics in a specialized parasite of ant societies

    Andersen, Sandra Breum, Ferrari, M., Evans, H. C., Elliot, S. L., Boomsma, Koos & Hughes, D. P., 2012, In: PLOS ONE. 7, 5, 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  91. Published

    Dispersal and gene flow in the rare, parasitic Large Blue butterfly Maculinea arion

    Ugelvig, L. V., Andersen, A., Boomsma, Koos & Nash, David Richard, 2012, In: Molecular Ecology. 21, 13, p. 3224-3236 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  92. Published

    Dynamic Wolbachia prevalence in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants: potential for a nutritional symbiosis

    Andersen, Sandra Breum, Boye, M., Nash, David Richard & Boomsma, Koos, 2012, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25, 7, p. 1340-1350 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  93. Published

    Old soldiers never die ....

    Boomsma, Koos & Nygaard, S., 2012, In: Genome Biology. 13, 2, 3 p., 144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  94. Published

    Regulation and specificity of antifungal metapleural gland secretion in leaf-cutting ants

    Yek, S. H., Nash, David Richard, Jensen, Annette Bruun & Boomsma, Koos, 2012, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1745, p. 4215-4222 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  95. Published

    Reproduction and dispersal in an ant-associated root aphid community

    Ivens, A. B. F., Kronauer, D. J. C., Pen, I., Weissing, F. J. & Boomsma, Koos, 2012, In: Molecular Ecology. 21, 17, p. 4257-4269 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  96. Published

    Towards a better understanding of the evolution of specialized parasites of fungus-growing ant crops

    Yek, S. H., Boomsma, Koos & Poulsen, Michael, 2012, In: Psyche (Cambridge, 1874). 2012, 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  97. Published

    Virulence of mixed fungal infections in honey bee brood

    Vojvodic, S., Boomsma, Koos, Eilenberg, Jørgen & Jensen, Annette Bruun, 2012, In: Frontiers in Zoology. 9, 5, 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  98. Published

    Wingless virgin queens assume helper roles in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants

    Nehring, V., Boomsma, Koos & D'Ettorre, P., 2012, In: Current Biology. 22, 17, p. R671-R673 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

  99. 2011
  100. Published

    Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection

    Hughes, D. P., Andersen, Sandra Breum, Hywel-Jones, N. L., Himaman, W., Billen, J. & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: B M C Ecology. 11, 13, p. 13 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  101. Published

    Characterisation and cross-amplification of polymorphic microsatellite loci in ant-associated root-aphids

    Ivens, A. B. F., Kronauer, D. J. C. & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 1, p. 73-77 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  102. Published

    Evolutionary biology: Farming writ small

    Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: Nature. 469, 7330, p. 308-309 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  103. Published

    Evolutionary patterns of proteinase activity in attine ant fungus gardens

    Semenova, T., Hughes, D. P., Boomsma, Koos & Schiøtt, M., 2011, In: B M C Microbiology. 12, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  104. Published

    Farming termites determine the genetic population structure of Termitomyces fungal symbionts

    Nobre, T., Fernandes, C., Boomsma, Koos, Korb, J. & Aanen, D. K., 2011, In: Molecular Ecology. 20, 9, p. 2023-2033 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  105. Published

    Genetic variation in virulence among chalkbrood strains infecting honeybees

    Vojvodic, S., Jensen, Annette Bruun, Markussen, Bo, Eilenberg, Jørgen & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: P L o S One. 6, 9, 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  106. Published

    Hybridization in East African swarm-raiding army ants

    Kronauer, D. J., Peters, M. K., Schöning, C. & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: Frontiers in Zoology. 8, 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  107. Published

    Immune defense in leaf-cutting ants: a cross-fostering approach

    Armitage, S. A. O., Broch, J. F., Marín, H. F., Nash, David Richard & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: Evolution. 65, 6, p. 1791-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  108. Published

    Mating, hybridisation and introgression in Lasius ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

    Van der Have, T., Pedersen, Jes Søe & Boomsma, Koos, 2011, In: Myrmecological News. 15, p. 109–115 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  109. Published

    Nine novel microsatellite markers for the army ant Simopelta pergandei (subfamily Ponerinae)

    Kronauer, D. J. C., Boomsma, Koos & Pierce, N. E., 2011, In: Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 1, p. 61-63 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  110. Published

    No benefit in diversity? The effect of genetic variation on survival and disease resistance in a polygynous social insect

    Schmidt, A. M., Linksvayer, T. A., Boomsma, Koos & Pedersen, Jes Søe, 2011, In: Ecological Entomology. 36, 6, p. 751–759 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  111. Published

    Only full-sibling families evolved eusociality

    Boomsma, Koos, Beekman, M., Cornwallis, C. K., Griffin, A. S., Holman, L., Hughes, W. O. H., Keller, L., Oldroyd, B. P. & Ratnieks, F. L. W., 2011, In: Nature. 471, 7339, p. E4-5; author reply E9-10 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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