Articles


2013
Gadau J, Pietsch C, van den Assem J, Gerritsma S, Ferber S, van de Zande L, and Beukeboom LW (submitted) Genetic architecture of species differences in male courtship behavior in Nasonia (Hymenoptera; Pteromalidae).

Overson R, Gadau J, Clark R, Pratt S, and Fewell J (2014) Behavioral transitions with the evolution of cooperative nest founding by harvester ant queens. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology DOI: 10.1007/s00265-013-1618-2

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 C, Elsik CG, Suen G, Goodisman MAD, Keller L, Liebig J, Rawls A, Reinberg D, Smith CD, Smith CR, Tsutsui N, Wurm Y, Zdobnov EM, Berger SL, and Gadau J* (2013) Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality. Genome Research DOI: 10.1101/gr.155408.113 *communicating author

Gibson JD, Niehuis O, Peirson BRE, Cash EI, and Gadau J (2013) Genetic and developmental basis of F2 hybrid breakdown in Nasonia. Evolution DOI: 10.1111/evo.12080

Holbrook CT, Eriksson TH, Overson RP, Gadau J, and Fewell JH (2013) Colony-size effects on task organization in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus. Insectes Sociaux DOI: 10.1007/s00040-013-0282-x

Niehuis O, Buellesbach J, Gibson JD, Pothmann D, Hanner C, Mutti N, Judson AK, Gadau J, Ruther J, and Schmitt T (2013) Behavioural and genetic analyses on Nasonia shed light on the evolution of sex pheromones. Nature DOI:10.1038/nature11838

Wissler L, Gadau J, Simola DF, Helmkampf M, and Bornberg-Bauer E (2013) Mechanisms and dynamics of orphan gene emergence in insect genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution DOI:10.1093/gbe/evt009

Desjardins CA, Gadau J, Lopez, JA, Niehuis O, Avery AR, Loehlin DW, Richards S, Colbourne JK, and Werren JH (2013) Fine scale mapping of the Nasonia genome to chromosomes using a high-density genotyping microarray. G3 DOI:10.1534/g3.112.004739

2012
Smith AA, Overson RP, Hölldobler B, Gadau J, and Liebig J (2012) The potential for worker reproduction in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli and its absence in the field. Insectes Sociaux DOI:10.1007/s00040-012-0235-9

Smith CR, Smith CD, Mutti N, and Gadau J (2012) DNA methylation differences in development, reproductive division of labor and hybridization in a harvester ant. PlosONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0042433

Linksvayer TA, Gadau J, Fewell J, and Laubichler MD (2012) Developmental evolution in social insects – regulatory networks from genes to societies. Journal of Experimental Evolution – Molecular and Developmental. 159-169. DOI:10.1002/jez.b.22001

2011
Gadau J and Helmkampf M (2011) Ant(gen)omics – What we have and what we need. Myrmecological News 16: 67-68.

Gadau J, Helmkampf M, Nygaard S, Roux J, Simola DF, Smith CR, Suen G, Wurm Y, and Smith CD (2011) The genomic impact of 100 million years of social evolution in seven ant species. Trends in Genetics 28: 12-21.

Abbot et al. (2011) Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature 471, E1–E4 DOI:10.1038/nature09831

Hölldobler B, Grillenberger B, and Gadau J (2011) Colony and Brood Raiding in Myrmecocystus mimicus and M. depilis. Myrmecological News 15: 53-61

Smith CD, Zimin A, Holt C, Abouheif E, Benton R, Cash E, Croset V, Currie C, Elhaik E, Elsik C, Fave M-J, Fernandes V, Gadau J, Gibson JD, Graur D, Grubbs K, Hagen D, Helmkampf M, et al., and Tsutsui N (2011) The draft genome of the globally widespread and invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humile). PNAS DOI:10.1073/pnas.1008617108

Suen G, Teiling C, Li L, Holt C, Abouheif E, Bornberg-Bauer E, Bouffard P, Caldera EJ, Cash E, Cavanaugh A, Denas O, Elhaik E, Favé M-J, Gadau J, Gibson JD, Graur D, Grubbs KJ, Hagen DE, Harkins TT, Helmkampf M, Hu H, Johnson BR, Kim J, Marsh SE, Moeller JA, Muñoz-Torres MC, Murphy MC, Naughton MC, Nigam S, Overson R, Rajakumar R, Reese JT, Scott JJ, Smith CR, Tao S, Tsutsui ND, Viljakainen L, Wissler L, Yandell MD, Zimmer F, Taylor J, Slater SC, Clifton SW, Warren WC, Elsik CG, Smith CD, Weinstock GM, Gerardo NM, and Currie CR (2011) The genome sequence of the leaf-cutter ant Atta cephalotes reveals insights into its obligate symbiotic lifestyle. PlosGenetics DOI:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002007

Smith CR, Smith CD, Robertson H, Helmkampf M, Zimin A, Yandell M, Holt C, Hu H, Abouheif E, Benton R, Cash E, Croset V, Currie C, Elhaik E, Elsik C, Favé M-J, Fernandes V, Gibson JD, Graur D, Gronenberg W, Grubbs K, Hagen D, Viniegra I, Johnson B, Johnson R, Khila A, Kim J, Mathis K, Muñoz-Torres MC, Murphy M, Mustard J, Nakamura R, Niehuis O, Nigam S, Overson R, Placek J, Rajakumar R, Reese J, Suen G, Tao S, Torres C, Tsutsui N, Viljakainen L, Wolschin F, and Gadau J* (2011) A draft genome of the red harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex barbatus: a model for reproductive division of labor and social complexity. PNAS DOI:10.1073/pnas.1007901108 *communicating author and lead PI on NSF grant

2010
Kim J, Cunningham R, James B, Wyder S, Gibson JD, Niehuis O, Zdobnov EM, Robertson HM, Robinson GE, Werren JH, Sinha S. (2010) Functional characterization of transcription factor motifs using cross-species comparison across large evolutionary distances. PLoS Computational Biology 6:e1000652 DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000652

Niehuis O, Gibson JD, Rosenberg MS, Pannebakker BA, Koevoets T, Judson AK, Desjardins CA, Kennedy K, Duggan D, Beukeboom LW, van de Zande L, Shuker DM, Werren JH, Gadau J. (2010) Recombination and its impact on the genome of the haplodiploid parasitoid wasp Nasonia. PLoS ONE 5:e8597 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0008597

Meznar ER, Gadau J, Koeniger N, and Rueppell O (2010) Comparative linkage mapping suggests a high recombination rate in all honey bees. Journal of Heredity 101: 118-126. DOI:10.1093/jhered/esq002

Sirviö A, P Pamilo, RA Johnson, RE Page Jr and Gadau J (2010) Origin and evolution of the dependent lineages in the genetic caste determination system of Pogonomyrmex spp. Evolution DOI:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01170.x

Niehuis O, Büllesbach J, Judson AK, Schmitt T, Gadau J (2010) Genetics of cuticular hydrocarbon differences between males of the parasitoid wasps Nasonia giraulti and Nasonia vitripennis. Heredity 1-10.

Werren JH, Richards S, Desjardins CA, Niehuis O, Gadau J, Colbourne JK, and The Nasonia Genome Working Group (2010) Functional and evolutionary insights from the genomes of three parasitoid Nasonia species. Science 327:343-348. DOI:10.1126/science.1178028

Pannebakker B, Niehuis O, Hedley AA, Gadau J, and Shuker DD. (2010) The distribution and evolution of microsatellites in the Nasonia parasitoid wasp genome. Insect Molecular Biology DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2009.00915.x (Special Issue – Vol 19).

Robertson H, Gadau J, and Wanner K. (2010) Evolution of the chemoreceptor superfamily in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Insect Molecular Biology DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2009.00979.x (Special Issue – Vol 19).

Raychoudhury R, Grillenberger BK, Gadau J, Bijlsma R, van de Zande L, Werren JH, and Beukeboom LW (2010) Phylogeography of Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera) indicates a mitochondrial – Wolbachia sweep in North America. Heredity 104:310-317. advance online publication, January 20, 2010; DOI:10.1038/hdy.2009.172.

Beukeboom LW, Niehuis O, Pannebakker B, Koevoets T, Gibson JD, Shuker D, van de Zande L, and Gadau J (2010) A comparison of recombination frequencies in intra- versus interspecific mapping populations of Nasonia. Heredity 104:302–309. DOI:10.1038/hdy.2009.185.

Gibson JD, Niehuis O, Verelli BC, and Gadau J (2010) Signatures of positive selection in nuclear encoded genes of the oxidative phosphorylation pathway in holometabolous insects and its role in hybrid breakdown in Nasonia. Heredity 104:310-317. advance online publication, January 20, 2010; DOI:10.1038/hdy.2009.172.

2009
Dolezal AG, Brent C, Gadau J, Hölldobler B, Amdam GV (2009) Endocrine physiology of the division of labour in Pogonomyrmex californicus founding queens. Animal Behaviour 77:1005-1010. DOI:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.01.010.

Anderson KE, Smith CR, Linksvayer TA, Mott BM, Gadau J, Fewell JH (2009) Modeling the maintenance of a dependent lineage system: the influence of positive frequency-dependent selection on sex ratio. Evolution 63:2142-52.

Grillenberger BK, Van de Zande L, Bijlsma R, Gadau J, and Beukeboom LW (2009) Reproductive strategies under multiparasitism in natural populations of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia (Hymenoptera). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(3):460-70.

Smith CD, Smith CR, Mueller U, and Gadau J (2009) Ant genomics: strength and diversity in numbers Molecular Ecology DOI:10.11.11/j.1365-294X.2009.04438.x.

Wolschin F and Gadau J (2009) Deciphering proteomic signatures of early diapause in Nasonia. PlosONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0006394 (online; Open Access)

Niehuis O, Gibson JD, Rosenberg MS, Pannebakker BA, Koevoets T, Judson AK, Desjardins CA, Kennedy K, Duggan D, Beukeboom LW, van de Zande L, Shuke DM, Werren JH, and Gadau J (2009) Recombination and its impact on the genome of the haplodiploid parasitoid wasp Nasonia. PlosONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0008597 (online; Open Access)

2008
Pol RG, Lopez de Casenave J, Feldhaar H, Milesi F, and Gadau J (2008) Obligatory polyandry in two South American harvester ants. Insectes Sociaux 55: 91–97.

Burton-Chellew MN, Koevoets T, Grillenberger BK, Sykes EM, Underwood SL, Beukeboom LW, Bijlsma K, Gadau J, van de Zande L, West SA, and Shuker DM (2008) Facultative sex ratio adjustment in natural populations of wasps: cues of local mate competition and the precision of adaptation. American Naturalist 172:393-404.

Niehuis O, Judson AK, and Gadau J (2008) Cytonuclear genic incompatibilities cause increased mortality in male F2 hybrids of Nasonia giraulti and Nasonia vitripennis. Genetics 178:413-426.

Smith CR, Anderson KE, Tillberg CV, Gadau J, and Suarez AV (2008) Caste determination in a polymorphic social insect: nutritional, social, and genetic factors. American Naturalist. 172(4):497-507.

Helmkampf M, Gadau J, Feldhaar H (2008) Population- and sociogenetic structure of the leaf-cutter ant Atta colombica (Formicidae, Myrmicinae). Insectes Sociaux 55:434-442.

Gomez-Valero L, Latorre R, Gil J, Gadau J, Feldhaar H, and Silva FJ (2008) Patterns and rates of nucleotide substitution, insertion and deletion in the endosymbiont of ants Blochmannia floridanus. Molecular Ecology 17:4382-4392.

Wilfert L, Muñoz-Torres M, Reber-Funk C, Schmid-Hempel R, Tomkins J, Gadau J, and Schmid-Hempel P. (2008) Construction and characterization of a BAC-library for a key pollinator, the bumblebee Bombus terrestris L. Insectes Sociaux 56:44-48.

Ellison CK, Niehuis O, and Gadau J (2008) Hybrid breakdown and mitochondrial dysfunction in hybrids of Nasonia parasitoid wasps. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:1844-1851.

Grillenberger BK, Koevoets T, Burton-Chellew MN, Sykes EM, Shuker DM, van de Zande L, Bijlsma R, Gadau J, and Beukeboom LW (2008) Genetic structure of natural Nasonia vitripennis validating assumptions of sex-ratio theory. Molecular Ecology 17:2854-64.

2007
Stoll S, Gadau J, Gross R, and Feldhaar H (2007) Bacterial microflora associated with ants of the genus Tetraponera. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90:399-412.

Wilfert L, Gadau J and Schmid-Hempel P (2007) The genetic architecture of immune defense and reproduction in male Bombus terrestris bumblebees. Evolution 61:804-815.

Wilfert L, Gadau J and Schmid-Hempel P (2007) Sociality and genomic recombination. Heredity 98:189-197.

Wilfert L, Gadau J, Baer B, and Schmid-Hempel P (2007) Natural variation in the genetic architecture of a host parasite interaction in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Molecular Ecology 16:1327-1339.

Gadau J and Laubichler MD (2007) Relatedness: capturing cohesion in biological systems. Biological Theory 1:414-417.

Wilting A, Buckley-Beason VA, Feldhaar H, Gadau J, O’Brien SJ, and Linsenmair KE (2007) Clouded leopard phylogeny revisited: support for species recognition and population division between Borneo and Sumatra. Frontiers in Zoology 4:15 (online; Open Access).

Holbrook T, Strehl C-P, Johnson RA, and Gadau J (2007) Low queen mating frequency in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex (Ephebomyrmex) pima: implications for the evolution of polyandry. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:229-236.

Niehuis O, Judson AK, Werren JH, Hunter W, Dang P, Dowd SE, Grillenberger B, Beukeboom LW, and Gadau J (2007) Species diagnostic EST-derived SNP and STS markers for the wasp genus Nasonia Ashmead, 1904 (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), Journal of Economic Entomology 100:1033-1036.

Johnson RA, Holbrook CT, Strehl C, and Gadau J (2007) Population, colony structure and morphometrics in the queen dimorphic harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex pima. Insectes Sociaux 54:77-86.

Smith CR, Schoenick C, Anderson KE, Gadau J, and Suarez AV (2007) Potential and actual reproduction by different worker castes in queen-less and queen-right colonies of Pogonomyrmex badius. Insectes Sociaux. 54:260-267.

2006
Hedrick P, Gadau J, and Page RE Jr. (2006) Genetic sex determination and extinction. TREE 21:55-57.

Sirviö A, Gadau J, Rueppell O, Lamatsch D, Boomsma JJ , Pamilo P, and Page RE Jr. (2006) High recombination frequency creates genotypic diversity in colonies of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:1475-1485.

Anderson K, Gadau J, Mott BM, Johnson RA, Altimirano A, Strehl CP, and Fewell JH (2006) Distribution and evolutionary history of genetic caste determination in the seed harvester ants Pogonomyrmex barbatus and P. rugosus. Ecology 87:2171-2184.

Clark R, Anderson KE, Gadau J, and Fewell J (2006) Behavioural regulation of caste allocation in Pogonomyrmex barbatus lineages. Ecology 87:2201-2206.

Anderson KE, Hölldobler B, Fewell JH, Mott BM, and Gadau J (2006) Population wide lineage frequencies predict genetic load in the seed harvester ant Pogonomyrmex. PNAS 103:13433-13438.

Wilfert L, Gadau J, and Schmid-Hempel P (2006) A core linkage map for the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Genome 49:1215-1226.

2005
Rheindt F, Strehl C-P, and Gadau J (2005) A genetic component in the determination of worker polymorphism in the Florida harvester ant Pogonomyrmex badius. Insectes Sociaux 52:163-168.

Albertova V, Songkun S, Brockmann A, Gadau J, and Albert S (2005) Genomic organization of the mrjp3 locus of four honeybee species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53(20):8075-8081.

Feldhaar H, Fiala B, and Gadau J (2005) A shift in colony founding behaviour in the obligate plant-ant Crematogaster (Decacrema) morphospecies 2. Insectes Sociaux 52(3):222-230.

Bickel T, Brühl C, Gadau J, and Linsenmair KE (2005) The loss of genetic variation in two ant species in fragmented forests in Sabah, Malaysia. Biodiversity and Conservation. 15:157-175.

2004
Pietsch C, Rütten KB, and Gadau J (2004) Eleven microsatellite markers in Nasonia, Ahmead 1904 (Hymenoptera; Pteromalidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4:43-45.

Rütten KB, Pietsch C, Beukeboom L, and Gadau J (2004) Chromsomal anchoring of behavioral and wing QTL in Nasonia. Cytogenetics and Genome Research 105:126-133.

Kronauer DJC, Hölldobler B, and Gadau J (2004) Phylogentics of the New World honey ants (genus Myrmecocystus) estimated from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32:416-421.

Feldhaar H, Fiala B, and Gadau J (2004) Characterization of microsatellite markers for plant-ants of the genus Crematogaster subgenus Decacrema. Molecular Ecology Notes 4:409-411.

Rheindt F, Gadau J, Strehl CP, and Hölldobler B (2004) Extremely high mating frequency in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56:472-481.

Kaltenpoth M, Strohm E, and Gadau J. (2004) Polymorphic microsatellite markers for a solitary digger wasp, the European beewolf – Philantus triangulum (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4:589-592.

Falk K-H, Liebig J, and Gadau J (2004) Polymorphic microsatellite markers from the formicine ant Lasius (Dendrolasius) fuliginosus. Molecular Ecology Notes 4:716-718.

Strehl C and Gadau J (2004) Cladistic analysis of island populations of the Florida harvester ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) using divergence of mitochondrial DNA sequences. Florida Entomologist 87:576-581.

2003
Berghoff SM, Gadau J, Winter T, Linsenmaier KE, and Maschwitz U (2003) Investigation on the sociobiology of a hypogaic army ant: description of a sympatric Dorylus species and interspecific colony conflicts. Insectes Sociaux 50:139-147.

Feldhaar H, Fiala B, Gadau J, Mohamed M, and Maschwitz U (2003) Molecular phylogeny of Crematogaster subgenus Decacrema ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the colonization of Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae) trees. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27:441-452.

Gadau J, Strehl CP, Oettler J, and Hölldobler B (2003) Determinants of intracolonial relatedness in Pogonomyrmex rugosus (Hymenoptera; Formicidae) – mating frequency and brood raids. Molecular Ecology 12:1931-1938.

Gil R, Silva FJ, Zientz E, Delmotte F, González-Candelas F, Latorre A, Rausell C, Kamerbeek J, Gadau J, Hölldobler B, Van Ham RCHJ, Gross R, and Moya A (2003) The genome sequence of Blochmannia floridanus: comparative analysis of reduced genomes. PNAS 100:9388-93.

2002-2001
Page RE Jr., Gadau J, and Beye M (2002) The emergence of hymenopteran genetics. Genetics 160:375-379.

Gadau J, Page RE Jr., and Werren JH (2002) The genetic basis of the interspecific differences in wing size in Nasonia (Hymenoptea; Pteromalidae) – major QTL and epistasis. Genetics 161:673-684.

Julian GE, Fewell JH, Gadau J, Johnson RA, and Larrabee D (2002) Genetic determination of the queen caste in an ant hybrid zone. PNAS 99:8175-8160.

Kronauer DJC and Gadau J (2002) Isolation of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the new world honey ant Myrmecocystus mimicus. Molecular Ecology Notes 2:540-541.

Kronauer DJC, Gadau J, and Hölldobler B (2002) Genetic evidence for intra- and interspecific slavery in honey ants (Genus Myrmecocystus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 270:805-810.
2001

Gadau J, Gerloff CU, Krüger N, Chan H, Schmid-Hempel P, Wille A, and Page RE Jr. (2001) A linkage analysis of sex determination in Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidea) Journal of Heredity 87:234-242.

2000
Gadau J, Page RE Jr., Werren JH, and Schmid-Hempel P (2000) Genome organization and social evolution in Hymenoptera. Naturwissenschaften 87:87-89.

Sauer C, Stackebrandt E, Gadau J, Hölldobler B, and Gross R (2000) Systematic relationships and cospecioation of bacterial endosymbionts and their carpenter ant host species. IJSEM 50:1877-1886.

1999-1994
Gadau J, Page RE Jr, and Werren JH (1999) Mapping of hybrid incompatibility loci in Nasonia. Genetics 153:1731-1741.

Gadau J, Brady SG, and Ward PS (1999) Systematics, distribution, and ecology of an endemic California Camponotus quercicola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 92:514-522.
1994 – 1998 (PhD and Diploma)

Gadau J, Gertsch PJ, Heinze J, Pamilo P, and Hölldobler B (1998) Oligogyny by unrelated queens in the carpenter ant, Camponotus ligniperdus. Behavioral Ecology Sociobiology 44:15-22.

Foitzik S, Haberl M, Gadau J, and Heinze J (1997) Mating frequency of Leptothorax nylanderi ant queens determined by microsatellite analysis. Insectes Sociaux 44:219-227.

Altschmied J, Hornung U, Schlupp I, Gadau J, Kolb R, and Schartl (1997) Isolation of DNA suitable for PCR for field and laboratory work. BioTechniques 23:228-229.

Gadau J and Disney RHL (1996) The ant host (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and hitherto unknown female of Menozziola obscuripes (Diptera: Phoridae). Sociobiology 28:177-181

Gadau J, Heinze J, Hölldobler B, and Schmid M (1996) Population and colony structure of the carpenter ant, Camponotus floridanus. Molecular Ecology 5:785-792.

Heinze J, Gadau J, Hölldobler B, Nanda I, Schmidt M, and Scheller K (1994) Genetic variability in the ant Camponotus floridanus detected by multilocus DNA fingerprinting. Naturwissenschaften 81:34-36.
 

Other Publications



Book
Gadau, J. and Fewell, J. eds. (2009) Organization of Insect Societies – From genome to socio-complexity. Harvard University Press pp.615.

Chapters
Gadau J, Pietsch C, Beukeboom LW (2012) Quantitative Trait locus analysis in haplodiploid Hymenoptera In: Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Methods and Protocols Series: Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 871 Rifkin, Scott A. (Ed.) 2012, 2012, XI, 331 p. 87 illus., 4 in color. Humana Press. ISBN 978-1-61779-784-2

Feldhaar H, Gadau J, and Fiala B (2010) Speciation in obligately plant-associated Crematogaster ants: Host-distribution rather than adaption towards specific hosts drives the process in Ed.: M. Glaubrecht: Evolution in Action – Adaptive Radiations and the Origins of Biodiversity, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 193-213

Gadau J (2009) Phase-Unknown Linkage Mapping In: Ants Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5251.

Gadau J (2009) DNA isolation from Ants In: Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5245.

Smith CR, Dolezal A, Eliyahu D, Holbrook CT, Gadau J (2009) Ants (Formicidae): Models for social complexity. Emerging Model Organism – Vol.2, Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.emo125

Laubichler M and Gadau J (2009) Social Insects as models for Evo-Devo. Eds.: Gadau J and Fewell J Organization of Insect Societies – From genome to socio-complexity. Harvard University Press. pp.615.

Gadau J and Hunt G (2009) From genes to behavior: the genetic architecture of adaptive traits in social insect. Eds.: Gadau J and Fewell J Organization of Insect Societies – From genome to socio-complexity. Harvard University Press. pp.615.

Wilfert L, Schmid-Hempel P, and Gadau J (2008) Bumble bee, Bombus terrestris. Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals, Eds.: Wayne Hunter and Chittaranjan Kole, pp. 17-25, Springer Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg.

Gadau J, Niehuis O, A Peire, Werren JH, Baudry E, and Beukeboom LW (2008) Jewel wasp, Nasonia spp. Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals, Eds.: Wayne Hunter and Chittaranjan Kole, pp. 27-41, Springer Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg.

Zientz E, Gil R, van Ham RJ, Delmotte F, Gonzales-Candelas F, Kamerbeek, Latorre A, Raussell C, Silva FJ, Gadau J, Hölldobler B, Moya A, and Gross R (2004) Blochmannia spp.: intracellular endosymbiotic bacteria of carpenter ants. In: Nova Acta Leopoldina N. F., Bd. 88, Nr. 333 Parasitismus, Commensalism, Symbiosis — Common Themes, Different Outcome EDS.: Werner Goebel, Roy Gross, Jörg Hacker und Volker ter Meulen (Würzburg) 198 pp. ISBN 3-8047-2095-1.

Brady SG, Gadau J, and Ward PS (2000) Systematics of the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): A preliminary analysis using data from the mitochondrial gene cytochrome oxidase I. pp. 131-139. in Hymenoptera: Evolution, Biodiversity and Biological Control eds.: A. Austin and M. Dowton, CSIRO Publishing, Canberra. 468 pp.