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Publications:  Dr Yannick Wurm

Dr¿gan M-A, Moghul I, Priyam A et al. (2016) . GeneValidator: identify problems with protein-coding gene predictions.Bioinformatics vol. 32, (10) 1559-1561.
Semmens DC, Mirabeau O, Moghul I et al. (2016) . Transcriptomic identification of starfish neuropeptide precursors yields new insights into neuropeptide evolution.Open Biol vol. 6, (2)
Wurm Y (2015) . Arthropod genomics beyond fruit flies: bridging the gap between proximate and ultimate causation.Brief Funct Genomics vol. 14, (6) 381-383.
Wallom DCH, Booth T, Bowery A et al. (2015) . Desktop as a service supporting environmental 'omics. Proceedings - 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience, eScience 2015.
WURM Y, Nygaard S (2015) . Ant genomics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): challenges to overcome and opportunities to seize.Myrmecological News vol. 21, 59-72.
Nipitwattanaphon M, Wang J, Ross KG et al. (2014) . Effects of ploidy and sex-locus genotype on gene expression patterns in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.Proc Biol Sci vol. 281, (1797)
Schrader L, Kim JW, Ence D et al. (2014) . Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species.Nat Commun vol. 5,
Buechel SD, Wurm Y, Keller L (2014) . Social chromosome variants differentially affect queen determination and the survival of workers in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.Mol Ecol vol. 23, (20) 5117-5127.
Purcell J, Brelsford A, Wurm Y et al. (2014) . Convergent genetic architecture underlies social organization in ants.Current Biology vol. 24, (22) 2728-2732.
Valles SM, Shoemaker D, Wurm Y et al. (2013) . Discovery and molecular characterization of an ambisense densovirus from South American populations of Solenopsis invicta.Biological Control vol. 67, (3) 431-439.
Simola DF, Wissler L, Donahue G et al. (2013) . Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality.Genome Research vol. 23, (8) 1235-1247.
Corona M, Libbrecht R, Wurm Y et al. (2013) . Vitellogenin Underwent Subfunctionalization to Acquire Caste and Behavioral Specific Expression in the Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus.PLoS Genetics vol. 9, (8)
Kulmuni J, Wurm Y, Pamilo P (2013) . Comparative genomics of chemosensory protein genes reveals rapid evolution and positive selection in ant-specific duplicates.Heredity vol. 110, (6) 538-547.
Privman E, Wurm Y, Keller L (2013) . Duplication and concerted evolution in a master sex determiner under balancing selection.Proc Biol Sci vol. 280, (1758)
Wang J, Wurm Y, Nipitwattanaphon M et al. (2013) . A Y-like social chromosome causes alternative colony organization in fire ants.Nature vol. 493, (7434) 664-668.
Kulmuni J, Wurm Y, Pamilo P (2013) . Comparative genomics of chemosensory protein genes reveals rapid evolution and positive selection in ant-specific duplicates.Heredity
Manfredini F, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y et al. (2013) . Sociogenomics of Cooperation and Conflict during Colony Founding in the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta.PLoS Genetics vol. 9, (8)
Corona M, Libbrecht R, Wurm Y et al. (2013) . Vitellogenin underwent subfunctionalization to acquire caste and behavioral specific expression in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus.PLoS Genet vol. 9, (8)
Ingram KK, Kutowoi A, Wurm Y et al. (2012) . The Molecular Clockwork of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta.PLoS ONE vol. 7, (11)
Chittka A, Wurm Y, Chittka L (2012) . Epigenetics: the making of ant castes.Curr Biol vol. 22, (19) R835-R838.
Gadau J, Helmkampf M, Nygaard S et al. (2012) . The genomic impact of 100 million years of social evolution in seven ant species.Trends in Genetics vol. 28, (1) 14-21.
Riba-Grognuz O, Keller L, Falquet L et al. (2011) . Visualization and quality assessment of de novo genome assemblies.Bioinformatics vol. 27, (24) 3425-3426.
Hunt BG, Ometto L, Wurm Y et al. (2011) . Relaxed selection is a precursor to the evolution of phenotypic plasticity.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 108, (38) 15936-15941.
Nygaard S, Zhang G, Schiøtt M et al. (2011) . The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming.Genome Research vol. 21, (8) 1339-1348.
Wurm Y, Wang J, Riba-Grognuz O et al. (2011) . The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 108, (14) 5679-5684.
Gotzek D, Robertson HM, Wurm Y et al. (2011) . Odorant binding proteins of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: an example of the problems facing the analysis of widely divergent proteins.PLoS One vol. 6, (1)
Wurm Y, Keller L (2010) . Parasitoid wasps: from natural history to genomic studies.Curr Biol vol. 20, (5) R242-R244.
Wurm Y, Wang J, Keller L (2010) . Changes in reproductive roles are associated with changes in gene expression in fire ant queens.Mol Ecol vol. 19, (6) 1200-1211.
Wurm Y, Uva P, Ricci F et al. (2009) . Fourmidable: a database for ant genomics.BMC Genomics vol. 10,
Wurm Y, Wang J, Keller L (2007) . Behavioral genomics: A, bee, C, G, T.Curr Biol vol. 17, (2) R51-R53.
Wang J, Jemielity S, Uva P et al. (2007) . An annotated cDNA library and microarray for large-scale gene-expression studies in the ant Solenopsis invicta.Genome Biol vol. 8, (1)
Zerlin M, Greiffenberg L, Wurm Y et al. (2005) . Cryostock - A software for cell culture management. Animal Cell Technology Meets Genomics. 397-400.
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