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Publications:  Dr Yannick Wurm

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,
10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.001
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/31354
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.
10.1002/evl3.22
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/28532
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.
10.1111/mec.14054
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19557
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
10.1111/1365-2664.12792
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19604
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.
10.1093/bioinformatics/btw015
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11592
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)
10.1098/rsob.150224
http://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
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11593
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.
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.
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/7641
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)
10.1098/rspb.2014.1776
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22206
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,
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
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22207
Purcell J, Brelsford A, Wurm Y et al.(2014). Convergent genetic architecture underlies social organization in ants. Current Biology vol. 24, (22) 2728-2732.
10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.071
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/22209
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.
10.1016/j.biocontrol.2013.09.015
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.
10.1101/gr.155408.113
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)
10.1371/journal.pgen.1003633
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)
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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/5243
Ingram KK, Kutowoi A, Wurm Y et al.(2012). The Molecular Clockwork of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta. PLoS ONE vol. 7, (11)
10.1371/journal.pone.0045715
http://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 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 et al.(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 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.
10.1073/pnas.1104825108
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.
10.1101/gr.121392.111
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.
10.1073/pnas.1009690108
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)
10.1371/journal.pone.0016289
http://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 et al.(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 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)
10.1186/gb-2007-8-1-r9
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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