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Publications:  Dr Yannick Wurm

Stolle E, Pracana R, Howard P et al.(2018). Degenerative expansion of a young supergene. Mol Biol Evol
Arce AN, Ramos Rodrigues A, Yu J et al.(2018). Foraging bumblebees acquire a preference for neonicotinoid-treated food with prolonged exposure. Proc Biol Sci vol. 285, (1885)
FAVREAU E, Martínez Ruiz C, RODRIGUES SANTIAGO L et al.(2017). Genes and genomic processes underpinning the social lives of ants. Current Opinion in Insect Science vol. 25,
Pracana R, Levantis I, Martínez-Ruiz C et al.(2017). Fire ant social chromosomes: Differences in number, sequence and expression of odorant binding proteins. Evolution Letters vol. 1, (4) 199-210.
Pracana R, Priyam A, Levantis I et al.(2017). The fire ant social chromosome supergene variant Sb shows low diversity but high divergence from SB. Mol Ecol vol. 26, (11) 2864-2879.
Arce AN, David TI, Randall EL et al.(2016). Impact of controlled neonicotinoid exposure on bumblebees in a realistic field setting. Journal of Applied Ecology
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.
Wurm Y, Field D (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.
Shoemaker DW, Wurm Y, Strong CA 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.
Hunt BG, Graur D, Elhaik E 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.
(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 Genetics vol. 9, (8)
(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)
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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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