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Publications:  Dr Yannick Wurm

WURM Y, CHITTKA L(2019). Caste- and pesticide-specific effects of neonicotinoid pesticide exposure on gene expression in bumblebees. Molecular Ecology
10.1111/mec.15047
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/55290
Stolle E, Pracana R, Howard P, Paris CI, Brown SJ, Castillo-Carrillo C, Rossiter SJ, Wurm Y(2019). Degenerative Expansion of a Young Supergene. Mol Biol Evol vol. 36, (3) 553-561.
10.1093/molbev/msy236
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/55289
Moghul I, Priyam A, Wurm Y(2019). Choosing the Best Gene Predictions with GeneValidator. Methods Mol Biol vol. 1962, 257-267.
10.1007/978-1-4939-9173-0_16
Arce AN, Ramos Rodrigues A, Yu J, Colgan TJ, Wurm Y, Gill RJ(2018). Foraging bumblebees acquire a preference for neonicotinoid-treated food with prolonged exposure. Proc Biol Sci vol. 285, (1885)
10.1098/rspb.2018.0655
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/44266
FAVREAU E, Martínez Ruiz C, RODRIGUES SANTIAGO L, Hammond RL, WURM Y(2017). Genes and genomic processes underpinning the social lives of ants. Current Opinion in Insect Science vol. 25,
10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.001
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/31354
Boomsma JJ, Brady SG, Dunn RR, Gadau J, Heinze J, Keller L, Moreau CS, Sanders NJ et al.(2017). The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA). Myrmecological News vol. 25, 61-66.
Pracana R, Levantis I, Martínez-Ruiz C, Stolle E, Priyam A, Wurm Y(2017). Fire ant social chromosomes: Differences in number, sequence and expression of odorant binding proteins. Evolution Letters vol. 1, (4) 199-210.
10.1002/evl3.22
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/28532
Pracana R, Priyam A, Levantis I, Nichols RA, Wurm Y(2017). The fire ant social chromosome supergene variant Sb shows low diversity but high divergence from SB. Mol Ecol vol. 26, (11) 2864-2879.
10.1111/mec.14054
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19557
Arce AN, David TI, Randall EL, Ramos Rodrigues A, Colgan TJ, Wurm Y, Gill RJ(2016). Impact of controlled neonicotinoid exposure on bumblebees in a realistic field setting. Journal of Applied Ecology
10.1111/1365-2664.12792
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19604
Dr¿gan M-A, Moghul I, Priyam A, Bustos C, Wurm Y(2016). GeneValidator: identify problems with protein-coding gene predictions. Bioinformatics vol. 32, (10) 1559-1561.
10.1093/bioinformatics/btw015
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11592
Semmens DC, Mirabeau O, Moghul I, Pancholi MR, Wurm Y, Elphick MR(2016). Transcriptomic identification of starfish neuropeptide precursors yields new insights into neuropeptide evolution. Open Biol vol. 6, (2)
10.1098/rsob.150224
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11311
Wurm Y(2015). Arthropod genomics beyond fruit flies: bridging the gap between proximate and ultimate causation. Brief Funct Genomics vol. 14, (6) 381-383.
10.1093/bfgp/elv034
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11593
Wallom DCH, Booth T, Bowery A, Collier B, Kershaw P, Priyam A, Wurm Y, Field D (2015). Desktop as a service supporting environmental 'omics. Proceedings - 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience, eScience 2015.
10.1109/eScience.2015.53
WURM Y, Nygaard S(2015). Ant genomics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): challenges to overcome and opportunities to seize. Myrmecological News vol. 21, 59-72.
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/7641
Nipitwattanaphon M, Wang J, Ross KG, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y, Khurewathanakul C, Keller L(2014). Effects of ploidy and sex-locus genotype on gene expression patterns in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Proc Biol Sci vol. 281, (1797)
10.1098/rspb.2014.1776
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22206
Schrader L, Kim JW, Ence D, Zimin A, Klein A, Wyschetzki K, Weichselgartner T, Kemena C et al.(2014). Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species. Nat Commun vol. 5,
10.1038/ncomms6495
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.
10.1111/mec.12915
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22207
Purcell J, Brelsford A, Wurm Y, Perrin N, Chapuisat M(2014). Convergent genetic architecture underlies social organization in ants. Current Biology vol. 24, (22) 2728-2732.
10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.071
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22209
Valles SM, Shoemaker DW, Wurm Y, Strong CA, Varone L, Becnel JJ, Shirk PD(2013). Discovery and molecular characterization of an ambisense densovirus from South American populations of Solenopsis invicta. Biological Control vol. 67, (3) 431-439.
10.1016/j.biocontrol.2013.09.015
Simola DF, Wissler L, Donahue G, Waterhouse RM, Helmkampf M, Roux J, Nygaard S, Glastad KM 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.
10.1101/gr.155408.113
Manfredini F, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y, Keller L, Shoemaker DW, Grozinger CM(2013). Sociogenomics of Cooperation and Conflict during Colony Founding in the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta. PLoS Genetics vol. 9, (8)
10.1371/journal.pgen.1003633
Corona M, Libbrecht R, Wurm Y, Riba-Grognuz O, Studer RA, Keller L(2013). Vitellogenin Underwent Subfunctionalization to Acquire Caste and Behavioral Specific Expression in the Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus. PLoS Genetics vol. 9, (8)
10.1371/journal.pgen.1003730
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.
10.1038/hdy.2012.122
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)
10.1098/rspb.2012.2968
Wang J, Wurm Y, Nipitwattanaphon M, Riba-Grognuz O, Huang Y-C, Shoemaker D, Keller L(2013). A Y-like social chromosome causes alternative colony organization in fire ants. Nature vol. 493, (7434) 664-668.
10.1038/nature11832
Kulmuni J, Wurm Y, Pamilo P(2013). Comparative genomics of chemosensory protein genes reveals rapid evolution and positive selection in ant-specific duplicates. Heredity
10.1038/hdy.2012.122
Manfredini F, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y, Keller L, Shoemaker DW, Grozinger CM(2013). Sociogenomics of Cooperation and Conflict during Colony Founding in the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta. PLoS Genetics vol. 9, (8)
10.1371/journal.pgen.1003633
Corona M, Libbrecht R, Wurm Y, Riba-Grognuz O, Studer RA, Keller L(2013). Vitellogenin underwent subfunctionalization to acquire caste and behavioral specific expression in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus. PLoS Genet vol. 9, (8)
10.1371/journal.pgen.1003730
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/5243
Ingram KK, Kutowoi A, Wurm Y, Shoemaker DW, Meier R, Bloch G(2012). The Molecular Clockwork of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta. PLoS ONE vol. 7, (11)
10.1371/journal.pone.0045715
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/5363
Chittka A, Wurm Y, Chittka L(2012). Epigenetics: the making of ant castes. Curr Biol vol. 22, (19) R835-R838.
10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.045
Gadau J, Helmkampf M, Nygaard S, Roux J, Simola DF, Smith CR, Suen G, Wurm Y 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.
10.1016/j.tig.2011.08.005
Riba-Grognuz O, Keller L, Falquet L, Xenarios I, Wurm Y(2011). Visualization and quality assessment of de novo genome assemblies. Bioinformatics vol. 27, (24) 3425-3426.
10.1093/bioinformatics/btr569
Hunt BG, Ometto L, Wurm Y, Shoemaker DW, Yi SV, Keller L, Goodisman MAD(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.
10.1073/pnas.1104825108
Nygaard S, Zhang G, Schiøtt M, Li C, Wurm Y, Hu H, Zhou J, Ji L 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.
10.1101/gr.121392.111
Wurm Y, Wang J, Riba-Grognuz O, Corona M, Nygaard S, Hunt BG, Ingram KK, Falquet L et al.(2011). The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 108, (14) 5679-5684.
10.1073/pnas.1009690108
Gotzek D, Robertson HM, Wurm Y, Shoemaker D(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)
10.1371/journal.pone.0016289
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/5425
Wurm Y, Keller L(2010). Parasitoid wasps: from natural history to genomic studies. Curr Biol vol. 20, (5) R242-R244.
10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.027
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.
10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04561.x
Wurm Y, Uva P, Ricci F, Wang J, Jemielity S, Iseli C, Falquet L, Keller L(2009). Fourmidable: a database for ant genomics. BMC Genomics vol. 10,
10.1186/1471-2164-10-5
Wurm Y, Wang J, Keller L(2007). Behavioral genomics: A, bee, C, G, T. Curr Biol vol. 17, (2) R51-R53.
10.1016/j.cub.2006.12.019
Wang J, Jemielity S, Uva P, Wurm Y, Gräff J, Keller L(2007). An annotated cDNA library and microarray for large-scale gene-expression studies in the ant Solenopsis invicta. Genome Biol vol. 8, (1)
10.1186/gb-2007-8-1-r9
Zerlin M, Greiffenberg L, Wurm Y, Winkler I, Kreusel D, Toemoe S, Ballabas L, Martin J (2005). Cryostock - A software for cell culture management. Animal Cell Technology Meets Genomics. 397-400.
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