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Choosing the Best Gene Predictions with GeneValidator.

Moghul I, Priyam A, Wurm Y.

Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1962:257-267. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9173-0_16.


The first draft genomes of the ant Formica exsecta, and its Wolbachia endosymbiont reveal extensive gene transfer from endosymbiont to host.

Dhaygude K, Nair A, Johansson H, Wurm Y, Sundström L.

BMC Genomics. 2019 Apr 16;20(1):301. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5665-6.


Erratum to: Degenerative Expansion of a Young Supergene.

Stolle E, Pracana R, Howard P, Paris CI, Brown SJ, Castillo-Carrillo C, Rossiter SJ, Wurm Y.

Mol Biol Evol. 2019 May 1;36(5):1111. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msz056. No abstract available.


Caste- and pesticide-specific effects of neonicotinoid pesticide exposure on gene expression in bumblebees.

Colgan TJ, Fletcher IK, Arce AN, Gill RJ, Ramos Rodrigues A, Stolle E, Chittka L, Wurm Y.

Mol Ecol. 2019 Apr;28(8):1964-1974. doi: 10.1111/mec.15047. Epub 2019 Mar 6.


Degenerative Expansion of a Young Supergene.

Stolle E, Pracana R, Howard P, Paris CI, Brown SJ, Castillo-Carrillo C, Rossiter SJ, Wurm Y.

Mol Biol Evol. 2019 Mar 1;36(3):553-561. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msy236. Erratum in: Mol Biol Evol. 2019 May 1;36(5):1111.


Foraging bumblebees acquire a preference for neonicotinoid-treated food with prolonged exposure.

Arce AN, Ramos Rodrigues A, Yu J, Colgan TJ, Wurm Y, Gill RJ.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Aug 29;285(1885). pii: 20180655. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0655.


Genes and genomic processes underpinning the social lives of ants.

Favreau E, Martínez-Ruiz C, Rodrigues Santiago L, Hammond RL, Wurm Y.

Curr Opin Insect Sci. 2018 Feb;25:83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.001. Epub 2017 Dec 20. Review.


Fire ant social chromosomes: Differences in number, sequence and expression of odorant binding proteins.

Pracana R, Levantis I, Martínez-Ruiz C, Stolle E, Priyam A, Wurm Y.

Evol Lett. 2017 Aug 23;1(4):199-210. doi: 10.1002/evl3.22. eCollection 2017 Sep.


The fire ant social chromosome supergene variant Sb shows low diversity but high divergence from SB.

Pracana R, Priyam A, Levantis I, Nichols RA, Wurm Y.

Mol Ecol. 2017 Jun;26(11):2864-2879. doi: 10.1111/mec.14054. Epub 2017 Apr 1.


Transcriptomic identification of starfish neuropeptide precursors yields new insights into neuropeptide evolution.

Semmens DC, Mirabeau O, Moghul I, Pancholi MR, Wurm Y, Elphick MR.

Open Biol. 2016 Feb;6(2):150224. doi: 10.1098/rsob.150224.


GeneValidator: identify problems with protein-coding gene predictions.

Drăgan MA, Moghul I, Priyam A, Bustos C, Wurm Y.

Bioinformatics. 2016 May 15;32(10):1559-61. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw015. Epub 2016 Jan 18.


Arthropod genomics beyond fruit flies: bridging the gap between proximate and ultimate causation.

Wurm Y.

Brief Funct Genomics. 2015 Nov;14(6):381-3. doi: 10.1093/bfgp/elv034. No abstract available.


Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species.

Schrader L, Kim JW, Ence D, Zimin A, Klein A, Wyschetzki K, Weichselgartner T, Kemena C, Stökl J, Schultner E, Wurm Y, Smith CD, Yandell M, Heinze J, Gadau J, Oettler J.

Nat Commun. 2014 Dec 16;5:5495. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6495.


Convergent genetic architecture underlies social organization in ants.

Purcell J, Brelsford A, Wurm Y, Perrin N, Chapuisat M.

Curr Biol. 2014 Nov 17;24(22):2728-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.071. Epub 2014 Oct 23.


Effects of ploidy and sex-locus genotype on gene expression patterns in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.

Nipitwattanaphon M, Wang J, Ross KG, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y, Khurewathanakul C, Keller L.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Dec 22;281(1797). pii: 20141776. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1776.


Social chromosome variants differentially affect queen determination and the survival of workers in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.

Buechel SD, Wurm Y, Keller L.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Oct;23(20):5117-27. doi: 10.1111/mec.12915. Epub 2014 Oct 7.


Vitellogenin underwent subfunctionalization to acquire caste and behavioral specific expression in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus.

Corona M, Libbrecht R, Wurm Y, Riba-Grognuz O, Studer RA, Keller L.

PLoS Genet. 2013;9(8):e1003730. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003730. Epub 2013 Aug 15.


Sociogenomics of cooperation and conflict during colony founding in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.

Manfredini F, Riba-Grognuz O, Wurm Y, Keller L, Shoemaker D, Grozinger CM.

PLoS Genet. 2013;9(8):e1003633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003633. Epub 2013 Aug 8.


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

Simola DF, Wissler L, Donahue G, Waterhouse RM, Helmkampf M, Roux J, Nygaard S, Glastad KM, Hagen DE, Viljakainen L, Reese JT, Hunt BG, Graur D, Elhaik E, Kriventseva EV, Wen J, Parker BJ, Cash E, Privman E, Childers CP, Muñoz-Torres MC, Boomsma JJ, Bornberg-Bauer E, Currie CR, Elsik CG, Suen G, Goodisman MA, Keller L, Liebig J, Rawls A, Reinberg D, Smith CD, Smith CR, Tsutsui N, Wurm Y, Zdobnov EM, Berger SL, Gadau J.

Genome Res. 2013 Aug;23(8):1235-47. doi: 10.1101/gr.155408.113. Epub 2013 May 1.


Duplication and concerted evolution in a master sex determiner under balancing selection.

Privman E, Wurm Y, Keller L.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Mar 6;280(1758):20122968. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2968. Print 2013 May 7.


Comparative genomics of chemosensory protein genes reveals rapid evolution and positive selection in ant-specific duplicates.

Kulmuni J, Wurm Y, Pamilo P.

Heredity (Edinb). 2013 Jun;110(6):538-47. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2012.122. Epub 2013 Feb 13.


A Y-like social chromosome causes alternative colony organization in fire ants.

Wang J, Wurm Y, Nipitwattanaphon M, Riba-Grognuz O, Huang YC, Shoemaker D, Keller L.

Nature. 2013 Jan 31;493(7434):664-8. doi: 10.1038/nature11832. Epub 2013 Jan 16.


The molecular clockwork of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.

Ingram KK, Kutowoi A, Wurm Y, Shoemaker D, Meier R, Bloch G.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e45715. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045715. Epub 2012 Nov 13.


Epigenetics: the making of ant castes.

Chittka A, Wurm Y, Chittka L.

Curr Biol. 2012 Oct 9;22(19):R835-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.045.


Visualization and quality assessment of de novo genome assemblies.

Riba-Grognuz O, Keller L, Falquet L, Xenarios I, Wurm Y.

Bioinformatics. 2011 Dec 15;27(24):3425-6. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr569. Epub 2011 Oct 12.


The genomic impact of 100 million years of social evolution in seven ant species.

Gadau J, Helmkampf M, Nygaard S, Roux J, Simola DF, Smith CR, Suen G, Wurm Y, Smith CD.

Trends Genet. 2012 Jan;28(1):14-21. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2011.08.005. Epub 2011 Oct 5. Review.


Relaxed selection is a precursor to the evolution of phenotypic plasticity.

Hunt BG, Ometto L, Wurm Y, Shoemaker D, Yi SV, Keller L, Goodisman MA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 20;108(38):15936-41. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1104825108. Epub 2011 Sep 12.


The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming.

Nygaard S, Zhang G, Schiøtt M, Li C, Wurm Y, Hu H, Zhou J, Ji L, Qiu F, Rasmussen M, Pan H, Hauser F, Krogh A, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Wang J, Boomsma JJ.

Genome Res. 2011 Aug;21(8):1339-48. doi: 10.1101/gr.121392.111. Epub 2011 Jun 30.


Odorant binding proteins of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: an example of the problems facing the analysis of widely divergent proteins.

Gotzek D, Robertson HM, Wurm Y, Shoemaker D.

PLoS One. 2011 Jan 31;6(1):e16289. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016289.


The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta.

Wurm Y, Wang J, Riba-Grognuz O, Corona M, Nygaard S, Hunt BG, Ingram KK, Falquet L, Nipitwattanaphon M, Gotzek D, Dijkstra MB, Oettler J, Comtesse F, Shih CJ, Wu WJ, Yang CC, Thomas J, Beaudoing E, Pradervand S, Flegel V, Cook ED, Fabbretti R, Stockinger H, Long L, Farmerie WG, Oakey J, Boomsma JJ, Pamilo P, Yi SV, Heinze J, Goodisman MA, Farinelli L, Harshman K, Hulo N, Cerutti L, Xenarios I, Shoemaker D, Keller L.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 5;108(14):5679-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1009690108. Epub 2011 Jan 31.


Parasitoid wasps: from natural history to genomic studies.

Wurm Y, Keller L.

Curr Biol. 2010 Mar 9;20(5):R242-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.027.


Changes in reproductive roles are associated with changes in gene expression in fire ant queens.

Wurm Y, Wang J, Keller L.

Mol Ecol. 2010 Mar;19(6):1200-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04561.x. Epub 2010 Feb 16.


Fourmidable: a database for ant genomics.

Wurm Y, Uva P, Ricci F, Wang J, Jemielity S, Iseli C, Falquet L, Keller L.

BMC Genomics. 2009 Jan 6;10:5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-5.


Behavioral genomics: A, bee, C, G, T.

Wurm Y, Wang J, Keller L.

Curr Biol. 2007 Jan 23;17(2):R51-3.


An annotated cDNA library and microarray for large-scale gene-expression studies in the ant Solenopsis invicta.

Wang J, Jemielity S, Uva P, Wurm Y, Gräff J, Keller L.

Genome Biol. 2007;8(1):R9.

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