204. Yan, Z, Q Fang, L Wang, J Liu, Y Zhu, F Li, JH Werren, & G Ye. 2016. The venom composition of an endoparasitoid wasp revealed by combining venom proteomic and venomous gland transcriptomic analyses.  Nature Communications (In Press)

203. Benoit et al. Unique features associated with bed bug biology revealed through sequencing and manual curation of the Cimex lectularius genome. 2016.  Nature Communications (In Press).

202. Mrinalini, and JH Werren 2016. Parasitic wasps and their venoms.   Handbook of Toxinology (Springer-Verlag) (In Press).

201. Klein, AM, L Schrader, R. Gil, A Manzano-Marín, L Flórez, D Wheeler, JH Werren, A Latorre, J Heinze, M Kaltenpoth, A Moya, J Oettler. 2016. A novel intracellular mutualistic bacterium in the invasive ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. The ISME Journal 10:376–388; doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.119;doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.119.

200. Martinson, EO, VG Martinson, RE Edwards, Mrinalini, and JH Werren. 2015 Laterally transferred gene recruited as a venom in parasitoid wasps.   Mol. Biol. Evolution doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv348.

199. Werren, JH, LB Cohen, J Gadau, R Ponce, & JA Lynch. 2015. Dissection of the complex genetic basis of craniofacial anomalies using haploid genetics and interspecies hybrids in Nasonia wasps. Developmental Biology doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.12.022.

198. Siebert, AL, D Wheeler, and JH Werren. 2015. A new approach for investigating venom function applied to venom calreticulin in a parasitoid wasp.   Toxicon (Special Issue of Genomic Approaches in Venom Research) doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.08.012.

197.  Xu, JH Werren & AG Clark 2015. Genetic and epigenetic architecture iof sex-biased expression in the jewel wasps Nasonia vitripennis and giraulti.   PNAS 112: E3545-E3554.Chaoyang Zhao, et al. 2015. A Massive Expansion of Effector Genes Underlies Gall-Formation in the Wheat Pest Mayetiola destructor. Current Biology doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.12.057.

196. Martinson, E.O., D. Wheeler, J. Wright, Mrinalini, & J.H. Werren (2014).  Nasonia venom causes targeted gene expression changes in its fly host.  Molecular Ecology 23:5918-5930.

195.  Beukeboom, L. and J.H. Werren (2014).  In memoriam: Dr. J. (Hans) van den Assem.  Animal Biology 64:125-128.

194. Mrinalini, A Siebert, J Wright, E Martinson, D Wheeler, and JH Werren. (2014).  Parasitoid venom induces metabolic cascades in fly hosts. Metabolomics 1-17. Doi:10.1007/s11206-014-0697-z.

193. Hoedjes KM, HM Smid, LEM Vet, and JH Werren.  (2014). Quantitative trait loci affecting species differences in memory retention. Heredity doi: 10.1038/hdy.2014.66.

192. Telschow, A., K. Hilgenboecker, P. Hammerstein and J.H. Werren. (2014).  Dobzhansky-Muller and Wolbachia-induced incompatibilities in a diploid genetic system.  PLoS One 9(4): 1-10. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095488.

191. Sackton, T.B., J.H. Werren & A.G. Clark. (2014).  Characterizing the infection-induced transcriptome of Nasonia vitripennis reveals a preponderance of taxonomically-restricted immune genes.
PLoS One 8(12): e83984.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083984.191. Sackton, T.B., J.H. Werren & A.G. Clark.  Characterizing the infection-induced transcriptome of Nasonia vitripennis reveals a preponderance of taxonomically-restricted immune genes.  PLoS One (Accepted).

190. Wang, X., D. Wheeler, A. Avery, A. Rago, J-H Choi, J.K. Colbourne, A.G. Clark, and J.H. Werren. Function and Evolution of DNA Methylation in Nasonia vitripennis. PLoS Genetics 9(10): e1003872. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003872

189. Buellesbach, J.M., J. Gadau, L.W. Beukeboom, F. Echinger, R. Raychoudhury, J.H. Werren, and T. Schmidt. (2013). Cuticular hydrocarbon divergence in the jewel wasp Nasonia: Evolutionary shifts in chemical communication channels?J. Evol. Biol. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12242.  NIHMSID 518856.

188. Wheeler, D, AJ Redding, and JH Werren. (2013). Characterization of an ancient lepidopteran lateral gene transfer.PLoS One 8: 1-9.   e5926210.1371/journal.pone.0059262. PMID: 23533610

187. Desjardins, CA, J. Gadau, JC Colbourne, O Niehuis, JA Lopez, AA Avery, DW Loehlin, S Richards, and JH Werren.  (2013). Fine-scale mapping of the Nasonia genome to chromosomes using a high-density genotyping microarrayG3: Genes, Genomes and Genetics 3:205-215. PMID:23390597

186.  Hoedjes, K., J. Steidle, J.H. Werren, L. Vet,  & H. Smid (2012).  High-throughput olfactory conditioning and memory retention test reveal variation in Nasonia parasitic waspsGenes, Brain & Behavior 11:879-887. PMID:2280496

185.  Werren, J.H.  (2012).   Commentary: Symbionts provide pesticide detoxificationPNAS

doi/10.1073/pnas.1206194109. PMID:22615369

184. Salunke, B.P,  R.C. Salunkhe, D.P. Dhotre, S.A. Walujkar, A. B. Khandagale, R. Chaudhari, R.K.. Chandode, H.V.Ghate, M.S. Patole, J.H. Werren  and Y.S. Shouche.  (2012). Diversity of Wolbachia in butterflies from the Western Ghats, India by a multigene approach. Applied & Experimental Microbiology Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 78:4458-4467. PMID:22504801

183. Loehlin, D.W. and J.H. Werren.   (2012). Evolution of shape by multiple regulatory changes to a growth gene.Science  335:943-947.  DOI: 10.1126/science.1215193. PMC3520604

182. Park, J., Z. Peng, J. Zeng,  N. Elango, T. Park, D. Wheeler, J.H. Werren and S.V. Yi.  (2011) Comparative analyses of DNA methylation and sequence evolution using Nasonia genomes.   Mol. Biol. Evol. 28(12): 3345-3354. doi:10.1093/molbev/msr168.

181. Raychoudhury, R. and J H Werren. (2011) Host genotype changes bi-directional to uni-directional cytoplasmic incompatibility in Nasonia longicornisHeredity 108:105-114. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2011.53. PMID:21792226.

180.  Werren, J.H. (2011)  Selfish Genetic Elements, Genetic Conflict, and Evolutionary Innovation.   Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.  108:10863-10870.  PMID:2169039.

179. Bordenstein, S.R., C. Brothers, G. Wolfe, M. Bahr, R.L. Minckley, M.E. Clark, J.J. Wernegreen, S.R. Bordenstein, W.S. Reznikoff, and J.H. Werren. 2010. Using the Wolbachia bacterial symbiont to teach inquiry-based science: A high school laboratory series.   American Biology Teacher 72:478-483.

178. Stock, S.P., S.R. Bordenstein , J. Odden, D. Oldenburg , W. Reznikoff , M. Selosse, and J.H. Werren.  2010. Symbiosis Instruction: Considerations from the Education Workshop at the 6th ISS Congress .   Symbiosis 51:67-73.

177. Chang, J., A. Masters, A. Avery and J.H. Werren.   Diverse and Divergent Cardinium endosymbionts in Daddy Long-Legs (Arachnida: Opiliones)Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 105:220-227.  doi:10.1016/j.jip.2010.05.017.

176. Baldo, L., C.A. Desjardins, J.A Russell, J.K. Stahlhut and J.H. Werren. Baldo, L and J.H. Werren.  2010 Accelerated Microevolution in an Outer Membrane Protein (OMP) of the Intracellular Bacteria WolbachiaBMC Evolutionary Biology  10(48): 1-18. PMID:20163713.

175. Stahlhut, J.S, C. Desjardins, M. Clark, L. Baldo, J.A. Russell, J.H. Werren, and John Jaenike. 2010. The mushroom habitat as an ecological arena for global exchange of Wolbachia .   Molecular Ecology 19:1940-1952.

173.  Loehlin, D., D. Oliveira, R. Edwards, J.D. Giebel, M. Clark, M.V. Cattani, L. van de Zande, E. Verhulst, L.W. Beukeboom, M. Munoz-Torres, and J.H. Werren. 2010.  Non-coding Changes Cause Sex-specific Wing Size Differences Between Closely Related Species of Nasonia .    PLOS Genetics 6(1):e1000821; doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000821.

172. Kim, J., R. Cunningham, B. James, S. Wyder, J.D. Gibson, O. Niehuis, E.M. Zdobnov, H.M. Robertson, G.E. Robinson, J.H. Werren, and S. Sinha. 2010. Functional Characterization of Transcription Factor Motifs Using Cross-species Comparison across Large Evolutionary Distances. PLoS Computational Biology doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000652.

171. Werren, J.H., Richards, S., Desjardins, C.A., Niehuis, O., Gadau, J., Colbourne, J.K., et al. 2010. Functional and evolutionary insights from the genomes of three parasitoid Nasonia species.   Science 327:343-348.

170. Wilkes, T., A.C. Darby, J. Choi, J.K. Colbourne,  J.H. Werren, and G.D.D. Hurst. 2010. The draft genome sequence of Arsenophonus nasoniae, son-killer bacterium of Nasonia vitripennis, reveals genes associated with virulence and symbiosisMol Biol. Evol. 19(S1): 59-73.

169. Hunt, B.G, S. Wyder, N. Elango, J.H. Werren, E.M. Zdobnov,  S.V. Yi, M.A.D. Goodisman,  2010. Sociality is linked to rates of protein evolution in a highly social insect.   Mol Biol. Evol. doi: doi:10.1093/molbev/msp225.

168. Munoz-Torres, M., C. Saski, B. Blackmon, J. Romero-Severson, J. Tomkins, and J.H. Werren.  2010. Development of BAC library resources for parasitic Hymenoptera (Nasonia vitripennis and Nasonia giraulti).    Insect Molecular Biology 19(S1): 181-187.

167. Raychoudhury, R., B.K. Grillenberger, J. Gadau, R. Bijlsma, L. van de Zande, J.H. Werren, and L.W. Beukeboom.   2010. Phylogeography of Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera) indicates a mitochondrial-Wolbachia sweep in North AmericaHeredity 104: 318-326; doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.160.

166. Clark,M.E.,  F. P. O’Hara, A. Chawla, & J.H. Werren. 2010. Behavioral and Spermatogenic Hybrid Sterilty in NasoniaHeredity 104(3):289-301; doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.152.

165. Darby, A.C.,  J. Choi, J.K. T. Wilkes, M.A. Hughes, J.H. Werren, G.D.D. Hurst, and J.K. Colbourne. 2010. Characteristics of the genome of Arsenophonus nasoniae, son-killer bacterium of the wasp Nasonia.Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1):75-89.

164. Desjardins, C., F. Perfectti, F., J. Bartos, L.S. Enders, and J.H. Werren.  2010. The genetic basis of interspecies host preference difference in the model parasitoid Nasonia .  Heredity 104:270-277; doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.145.

163. Hunt, B.G., S. Wyder, N. Elango, J.H. Werren, E.M. Zdobnov, S.V. Yi, and A.D. Goodisman. 2010. Sociality is linked to rates of protein evolution in a highly social insect. Mol. Biol. Evol. 27(3):497-500.

162. Loehlin, D., L.S. Enders, and J.H. Werren. 2010. Evolution of sex-specific wing shape at the widerwing locus in four species of Nasonia .   Heredity 104:260-269; doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.146.

161. Behura, Susantha K., John H Werren, David W. Severson. 2010. Comparative analysis of nuclear tRNA genes of Nasonia vitripennis and Apis mellifera.  Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1): 49-58.

160. Raychoudhury, Rhitoban, Roger Burks, Deodoro C S G Oliveira, David Loehlin, Bernd Grillenberger, J H Werren. 2010.  Behavioral and Genetic Characteristics of a New Species of Nasonia. Heredity 104(3):278-88.

159. Niehuis, O., J.D. Gibson, M. Rosenberg, B. Pannebakker, T. Koevoets, A.K. Judson, C. Desjardins, K. Kennedy, D. Duggan, J.H. Werren, L.W. Beukeboom, J. Gadau.  Recombination and its impact on the genome of the haplodiploid parasitoid wasp NasoniaPloS One 5(e8597): 1-13.

158. Viljakainen, L., D.C.S.G. Oliveira, J. H. Werren, and S. K. Behura. 2010.  Transfers of mitochondrial DNA to the nuclear genome in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis . Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1): 27-36.

157. Oliveira, C. W. D. Hunter, J. Ng, C.A. Desjardins, P.M. Dang, and J.H. Werren. 2010. Data mining cDNAs reveals 3 new ssRNA viruses in Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).   Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1): 99-107.

156. De Graaf, D.C., M. Brunain, C.A. Desjardins, J.H. Werren and F.J. Jacobs. 2010. Insights into the venom composition of the ectoparasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis from bioinformatic and proteomic studies..   Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1):11-26.

155. De Graaf, DC, M. Brunain, B. Scharlaken, N. Pieren, B. Devreese, D.G. Ebo, W.J. Stevens, C. Desjardins, J.H. Werren and F.J. Jacobs. 2010.  Novel Apis mellifera and Nasonia vitripennis venom-associated protein with an ancient C1q-like domain.   Insect Mol. Biol. 19(S1):1-10.

154. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. Virgin Collection and Haplodiploid Crossing Methods in Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp) . Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5310.

153. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. Field Collection of Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp) Using Baits. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5313.

152. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. Curing Wolbachia Infections in Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp).  Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5312.

151. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009.  Egg Collection for Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp)Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5309.

150. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. Rearing Sarcophaga bullata Fly Hosts for Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp)Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5308.

149. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. Strain Maintenance of Nasonia vitripennis (Parasitoid Wasp). Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5307.

148. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin.  2009. The Parasitoid Wasp Nasonia:  An Emerging Model System With Haploid Male GeneticsCold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.emo134. PMID:20147035. PMC2916733

147. Werren, J.H. and D. Loehlin, and J.D Giebel. Larval RNAi in Nasonia (Parasitoid Wasp) 2009. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5310.

146. Ishmael, N.,  J.C. Dunning Hotopp,  P.  Iaonnidis, S. Biber,   J. Sakamoto, S. Siozios, V. Nene, J.H. Werren, K. Bourtzis, S. Bordenstein, and H. Tettelin. 2009. Extensive Genomic Diversity of Closely Related Wolbachia Strains.   Microbiology 155:2211-2222.

145. Weinert, L.A., J.H Werren, A. Aebi, G. Stone, and F.M. Jiggins 2009. Phylogeny and life history evolution of Rickettsia bacteriaBMC Biology 7:6 .

144. Oliveira, D.C.S.G, J.H. Werren,  E. Verhulst, J.D. Giebel, A. Kamping, L.W. Beukeboom and L. van de Zande.  2009.  Identification and Characterization of the Doublesex gene of Nasonia .  Insect Molecular Biology 25(10): 2167-2180. PMC2872477

143. Koehncke, A., A. Telschow, J. H. Werren, and P. Hammerstein. 2009. Life and death of an influential passenger: Wolbachia and the evolution of CI-modifiers by their hosts.   Plos One 4 (2):e4425.

142.  Bordenstein, S.R., C. Paraskevopoulos, J.C. Dunning Hotopp, P. Sapountzis, N. Lo, C. Bandi, H. Tettelin, J.H. Werren and K. Bourtzis. 2009. Parasitism and mutualism in Wolbachia: What the phylogenomic trees can and can not sayMolecular Biology and Evolution 26(1):231-241.

141.  Russell J.A., B. Goldman-Huertas, C.S. Moreau, L. Baldo, J.K. Stahlhut, J.H. Werren, N.E. Pierce. 2009.  Specialization and geographic isolaton among Wolbachia symbionts from ants and Lycaenid butterflies. Evolution 63:624-640.

140. Raychoudhury, R., L. Baldo, D.C.S.G. Oliveira, and J.H. Werren. 2008. Modes of Acquisition of Wolbachia in Nasonia: Horizontal Transfer, Hybrid Introgression and Co-divergenceEvolution 63:165-183.

139. Deodoro C. S. G. Oliveira, R. Raychoudhury, D.V. Lavrov, & J.H. Werren 2008. Rapidly evolving mitochondrial genome and directional selection in mitochondrial genes in the parasitic wasp Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)Molecular Biolgy & Evolution 25:2167-2180.

138. Ferree, P.M., A. Avery, J. Azpurua, T. Wilkes and J.H. Werren 2008. Bacterium blocks centrosome formation to kill males in Nasonia vitripennisCurrent Biology 18:1409-1414.

137.  Werren, J.H.,  L. Baldo, and M.E. Clark. 2008  Wolbachia: Master Manipulators of Invertebrate Biology.    Nature Reviews Microbiology 6:741-751.

136. Clark, M. E., C. Bailey, P. Ferree, S. England, D. Windsor, and J. H. Werren. 2008. Wollbachia modification of sperm does not require residence within developing spermatids or spermatocytesHeredity 101:420-428.

135. Hilgenböcker, K. A. Telschow,  P. Hammerstein, P. Schlattmann, A. Telschow, and J.H. Werren.   2008. How many species are infected with Wolbachia?: A statistical analysis of current data. FEMS Microbiology 281:215-220.

134. Baldo LB, N.A. Ayoub, J.R. Russel, J.S. Stahlhut, C.H. Hayashi. and J.H. Werren. 2008. Insights into the routes of Wolbachia invasion: strain shuffling across populations and species of the spider genus Agelenopsis revealed by strain and mitochondria diversityMolecular Ecology 17:557-569.

133. Dunning Hotopp, J.,  M..E. Clark, P. Fischer, J. Foster, D. Oliveira, M.C.M. Torres, J. Giebel, S. Wang, R. Nene, J. Shepard, N. Ishmael, N. Kumar, E. Ghedin, J. Tomkins, S. Richards, D. Spiro, B. Slatko, H. Tettelin, and J.H. Werren. 2007. Widespread Lateral Gene Transfers from Intracellular Bacteria to Multicellular EukaryotesScience 317 (5845): 1753-1756).

132. Niehuis, O., A.K. Judson, J.H. Werren, W. Hunter, S.E. Dowd, B. Grillenberger, L.W. Beukeboom,  and J. Gadau. 2007. Species diagnostic EST-derived SNP and STS markers for the wasp genus Nasonia Ashead, 1904 (Hymenoptera; Pteromalidae)J. Econ. Entom. 100 (4): 1033-1036.

131. Baldo, L., L. Prendini, A. Corthals, and J. H. Werren.  2007. Wolbachia are present in South African scorpions and cluster with supergroup FCurrent Microbiology 55:367-373.

130. Telschow, A., M. Flor, K. Kobayashi, P. Hammerstein, and J.H. Werren.  2007. Wolbachia induced Unidirectional CI as a Promotor of Speciation: Mainland-Island Model. PlosOne 8:1-10.

129.  Bordenstein, S.R. and J. H. Werren.   2007. Bidirectional Incompatibility among divergent Wolbachia and incompatibility level differences among closely related Wolbachia in Nasonia.  Heredity 99:278-287.

128. Baldo, L, N. Ayoub and J. H Werren. 2007. Revisiting Wolbachia Supergroup Typing Based on WSP: Spurious Lineages and Discordance with MLSTCurrent Microbiology 55:81-87.

127. Lo, N.,  C. Paraskevopoulos, K. Bourtzis, S. L. O’Neill, J. H. Werren, S. Bordenstein & C. Bandi. 2007. Taxonomic status of the intracellular bacterium Wolbachia pipientis.   Int. J. Syst. Evol. Micro 57:654-657.

126. Ioannidis, P., J.C. Dunning-Hotopp, P. Sapountzis, S. Siozios, G. Tsiamis, S.R. Bordenstein, L. Baldo, J.H. Werren and K. Bourtzis. (2007). New Criteria for selecting the origin of DNA replication in Wolbachia and closely related bacteriaBMC Genomics 8: Art. No. 182.

125. Kamping, A., V. Katju, L.W. Beukeboom and J.H. Werren. 2007.  Inheritance of gynandromorphisms in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis.   Genetics 175 (3):1321-1333.

124. Gadau, J., J. H. Werren, O. Niehuis and L. Beukeboom. 2007. The Jewel Wasp.  “Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals” Volume: IV: Insects (C. Kole & W. Hunter eds., Springer, Berlin).

123. Beukeboom, L.W., A. Kamping, M. Louter, L.P. Pijnacker, V. Katju, P.M. Ferre, and J.H. Werren. 2007. Haploid females in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennisScience 315:206.

122. Nault, B.A., A.M. Shelton, J.L.Gangloff-Kaufmann, M.E. Clark, J.H. Werren, J.C. Cabrera-Larosa, and G.G. Kennedy. 2006.  Reproductive modes of Onion Thrips (Thysanoptera:  Thripidae) populations from New York onion fields.   Environmental Entomology 35:1264 – 1271.

121. Baldo, L., J.C. Dunning Hotopp, S.R. Bordenstein, S. Biber, K. Jollie, C. Hayashi, H. Tettelin, M. Maiden, and J.H. Werren.  2006. A Multilocus Sequence Typing System for the endosymbiont WolbachiaApplied and Experimental Microbiology 72:7098 – 7110.

120. Savard, J, D. Tautz, Stephen Richards, George M. Weinstock, Richard A. Gibbs, J.H. Werren, H. Tettelin, D. Leaf, and M.J. Lercher.  2005. Phylogenomic analysis reveals bees and wasps (Hymenoptera) at the base of the radiation of holometabolous insectsGenome Research 16:1334 – 1338.

119.  Paraskevopoulos, C.,  S.R. Bordenstein, J. Wernegreen, J.H. Werren and K. Bourtzis. Towards a Wolbachia Multi Locus Strain Typing system: Discrimination of Wolbachia strains present in Drosophila species.   CurrentMicrobiology 53:388-395.

118. Uyen Tram, K. Fredrick, J.H. Werren, and W.  Sullivan. 2006. Paternal Chromosome segregation during the first mitotic division determines cytoplasmic incompatibility phenotype.    J. Cell Science 119(17): 3655-3663.

117.  Baudry, E., M. Desmadril  and J. H. Werren.  2006 Rapid adaptive evolution of the signal transduction gene Pten in an insect lineage.     J. Mol. Evol. 62: 1432-1432 .

116. Baldo, L., S.R. Bordenstein, , J. Wernegreen, and J.H. Werren. 2006.  Widespread recombination throughout Wolbachia genomesMolecular  Biology & Evolution  23 (2): 437-449.

115. Koukou, K. H. Pavlikak, G. Kilias, J.H. Werren, K. Bourtzis and S. Alahiotis.  2006. Influence of Antibiotic Treatment and Wolbachia Curing On Sexual Isolation Among Drosophila melanogaster Cage PopulationsEvolution  60: 87-96.

114. Casiraghi M.,  S.R. Bordenstein , L. Baldo, N. Lo N,  T. Beninati, J.J. Wernegreen.,  J.H. Werren, & C. Bandi.  2005. Phylogeny of Wolbachia based on gltA, groEL and ftsZ gene sequences: Clustering of arthropod and nematode symbionts in the F supergroup and evidence for further diversity in the Wolbachia tree.   Microbiology-SGM 151: 4015-4022.

113. Opijnen, T., E. Baudry, J. Bartos, L. Baldo, and J.H. Werren. 2005.  Genetic variability in the three genomes of Nasonia:  Nuclear, mitochondrial and WolbachiaInsect Molecular Biology 14 (6): 653-663.


112. Telschow, A., Yamamura, N. and J.H. Werren.  2005. Bidirectional cytoplasmic incompatibility and the stable coexistence of two Wolbachia strains in parapatric host populations.   J. theor. Biol. 235 (2): 265-274.

111. Telschow, A., J.H. P. Hammerstein, and J.H. Werren. 2005.  Wolbachia, reinforcement and speciation. Evolution 59 (8): 1607-1619.

110. Baldo, L., N. Lo, and J.H. Werren.  2005.  The Mosaic Nature of the Wolbachia Surface Protein (wsp). J. Bacteriology 187:5406-5418.

109. Werren, J.H.,  J. Gadau, L. Beukeboom, C. Desplan, J. Lynch, R. Rivers, S. Richards, L. van de Zande  2004.  Proposal to sequence the Nasonia genome.  NIH-NHGRI Genome Sequencing Whitepaper.  http://www.genome.gov/Pages/Research/Sequencing/SeqProposals/NasoniaSeq.pdf   

108. Werren, J.H.  2005.  Heritable microorganisms and reproductive parasitism.  In. Microbial Evolution: Concepts and Controversies. J. Sapp (ed.) Oxford University Press (New York).

107. Velthuis, B.J., W. Yang, T. van Opijnen and J.H. Werren. 2005.  Genetics of female mate discrimination of heterospecific males in Nasonia (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae)Animal Behavior 69:1107-1120.

106. Werren, J.H. 2005. Arsenophonus. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (Vol. 2); G.M. Garrity (ed); Springer-Verlag, New York

105. Keller, G.P., D.M. Windsor, J. Saucedo, and J.H. Werren.  2004. Reproductive effects and geographical distribution of two Wolbachia strains infecting the Neotropical beetle, Chelymorpha alternans (Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae)Molecular Ecology 13:2405 – 2420.

104. McAllister, B.F., L.W. Beukeboom and J.H. Werren. 2004.  Mapping of paternal-sex-ratio deletion chromosomes localizes multiple regions involved in expression and transmissionHeredity  92 (1): 5-13.

103.  Bordenstein, S.R., D.H.A. Fitch and J.H. Werren.  2003.  Absence of Wolbachia in Nonfilariid NematodesJ. Nematol. 35(3):266-270

102. Lachmann, M., N.W. Blackstone, D. Haig, A. Kowald, R.E. Michod, E. Szathmáry, J.H. Werren, and L. Wolpert.  2003.  Cooperation and conflict in the evolution of genomes, cells, and multicellular organisms.  In Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation.  Dahlem Conference Publications, Berlin GE.

101. Bordenstein, S.R., J.J. Uy and J.H. Werren. 2003. Host genotype determines Wolbachia cytoplasmic incompatibility type in Nasonia .   Genetics 164:223-233.

100. Baudry, E., K. Emerson, T. Whitworth and J.H. Werren. 2003.  Wolbachia and genetic variability in the birdnest blowfly Protocalliphora sialiaMolecular Ecology 12:1843-1854.

99. Baldo, L., J.D. Bartos, J. H. Werren, C. Bazzocchi, M. Casiraghi, and S. Panelli. 2003. Different rates of nucleotide substitutions in Wolbachia from arthropods and nematodes: arms race or host range?  Parasitologia 44: 179-187.

97. Gottlieb Y, E. Zchori-Fein, J. H. Werren, and T. Karr.  2002. Diploidy restoration in Wolbachia-infected Muscidifurax uniraptor . (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)J. invert. Pathol. 81:166-174.

98.  Werren, J.H. 2003. Invasion of the Gender Benders.  Natural History 112:58-63.

96. Casiraghi M., McCall J.W., Simoncini L., Kramer L.H., Sacchi L., Genchi C., Werren J.H. , Bandi C. 2002.  Tetracycline treatment and sex-ratio distortion: a role for Wolbachia in the moulting of filarial nematodes?   Int. J. Parasit. 32 (12): 1457-1468.


95.  Shoemaker, D.D., E.A. Herre, D. Molbo, C. Machado, J.H. Werren and R. Harrison.2002.  Distribution of Wolbachia in fig wasps: correlations with host phylogeny, ecology and population structure.  Proc. Royal Soc. London B 269: 2257-2267.

94. Werren, J.H. and R. Stouthamer. 2002.  PSR (Paternal Sex Ratio) chromosomes: The ultimate selfish genetic elementsGenetica 117 (1): 85-101.

93. Telschow, A., P. Hammerstein and J.H. Werren.  2002. The effect of Wolbachia on genetic divergence between populations: Mainland-Island model. Integr. Comp. Biol. (2): 340-351.

92. Werren, J.H., M.J. Hatcher, and H.C.J. Godfray. 2002.  Maternal-Offspring Conflict Leads to the Evolution of Dominant Zygotic Sex DeterminationHeredity 88:102-111.

91. Telschow, A., P. Hammerstein and J.H. Werren.  2002. The Effect of Wolbachia on Genetic Divergence between Populations: Models With Two Way MigrationAmerican Naturalist 160: S54-S66.

90. Gadau, J., R.E. Page, and J.H. Werren 2002. The genetic basis of interspecific differences in wing size in Nasonia – Major genes and epistasisGenetics 161 (2): 673-684.

89. Werren, J.H. 2001. Aresenophonus.  Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (Vol. 2); G.M. Garrity (ed); Springer-Verlag, New York. .

88. Perrot-Minnot, M. and J.H. Werren 2001. Meiotic and mitotic stability of an EMS-produced centric fragment in the haplodiploid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Heredity 87:8-16.

87. Lawson, E.T., T.A. Mousseau, R. Klaper, M.D. Hunter, and J.H. Werren. 2001. Rickettsia associated with male-killing in a buprestid beetle. Heredity 86:497-505.

86.  Perfectti, F. and J.H. Werren.  2001. The interspecific origin of B chromosomes: experimental evidenceEvolution 55: 1069-1073.

85.  Hurst, G.D.D. and J.H. Werren.  2001. The role of selfish genetic elements in eukaryotic evolutionNature Reviews 2:597-606.

84. Werren, J.H. and J. Bartos. 2001.  Recombination in WolbachiaCurrent Biology 11: 431-435.

83. Bordenstein, S.R., F.P. O’Hara and J.H. Werren.  2001.  Wolbachia-induced bidirectional incompatibility precedes other hybrid incompatibilities in Nasonia .  Nature 409:707-710.

82. Beukeboom, L.W. and J.H. Werren.  2000.  The Paternal Sex Ratio  (PSR) chromosome in natural populations of Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea).  Journal Evolutionary Biology 13:967-975.

81. Shoemaker, D.D., K.G. Ross, L. Keller, E.L. Vargo and J.H. Werren. 2000. Wolbachia infections in native and introduced populations of fire ants (Solenopsis spp.).  Insect Mol. Biol 9:661-674.

80. Werren, J.H. and D.W. Windsor. 2000.  Wolbachia infection frequencies in insects: evidence of a global equilibrium?  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 267: 1277 — 1285.

79. Gadau, J., R.E. Page, J.H. Werren and P. Schmid-Hempel. 2000. Genome Organization and Social Evolution in Hymenoptera.  Naturwissenshaften 87: 87-89 .

78.  Bordenstein, S.R., M. Drapeau and J.H. Werren. 2000.  Intraspecific variation in interspecific premating isolation between two Nasonia species.   Evolution 54: 567–573.

77.  Werren, J.H. and M. Hatcher. 2000. Maternal – zygotic gene conflict over sex determination: Effects of inbreedingGenetics 155: 1469-1479.

76.  Bordenstein, S.R. and J.H. Werren. 2000.  Do Wolbachia have positive fitness effects in NasoniaHeredity 84:54-62.

75. Slatko, B., S.L. O’Neill, A.L. Scott, J.H. Werren, and M.L. Blaxter. 1999. The Wolbachia Genome Consortium.  Microbial and Comparative Genomics 1999 4: 161-165.

74.  Gadau, J., R. Page and J.H. Werren.  1999. Mapping of hybrid incompatibility loci in Nasonia .   Genetics 153:1731-1741.

73.  Weston, R., I. Qureshi and J.H. Werren.  1999. Genetics of a morphological difference between two insect species.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 12:586-595.

72.  Hurst, G., F.M. Jiggins, J.H. Graf von der Schulenburg, D. Bertrand, J.H. Werren, S. West, I.I Goriacheva, I.A. Zakharov, R. Stouthamer, and M.E.N. Majerus. 1999. Male killing Wolbachia in two species of insectsProc. R. Soc. London B 266:735-740.

71.  Werren, J.H. and M.J. Perrot-Minnot.  1999. An antennapedia mutant in Nasonia vitripennis.  J. Heredity 90:319-320.

70.   Drapeau, M. and J.H. Werren. 1999.  Differences in mating behavior and sex ratio between three sibling species of NasoniaEvolutionary Ecology Research 1:223-234.

69.   McAllister, B.F. and J.H. Werren  1999. Evolution of tandemly repeated sequences: What happens at the end of an array?J. Mol. Evol. 48:469-481.

68.   Perrot-Minnot, M.J. and J.H. Werren.  1999.  The dynamics of Wolbachia infection in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis: selection on incompatibility and bacterial inheritance patterns. J. Evol. Biol. 12:272-282.

67.   Hariri, A.R., J.H. Werren and G.S. Wilkinson. 1998.  Distribution and fitness effects of Wolbachia in stalk-eyed flies (Diptera: Diopsidae)Heredity 81:254-260.

66.   West, S.A., J.M Cook, J.H. Werren and H.C.J. Godfray. 1998.   Wolbachia in two host-parasitoid communities.   Molecular Ecology 7:1457-1465.

65.    Werren, J.H. and L. Beukeboom.  1998.  Sex Determination, Sex Ratios and Genetic ConflictAnn. Rev. Ecol. & Systematics 29:233-261.

64.   Bordenstein, S.R. and J.H. Werren   1998.  Effects of A and B Wolbachia and host genotype on interspecies cytoplasmic incompatibility between two Nasonia speciesGenetics 148:1833-1844.

63.    Werren, J.H. 1998.  Wolbachia and speciation.  in Endless Forms: Species and Speciation, (D. Howard and S Berlocher, eds). pp. 245-260.  Oxford University Press.

62.   Werren, J.H., 1997.  Wolbachia run amok. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 94:11154-11155.

61.    McAllister, B.F. and J.H. Werren. 1997.  Hybrid origin of a B chromosome (PSR) in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennisChromosoma 106:243-253.

60.   Werren, J.H. and S. O’Neill  1997.  The evolution of heritable symbionts.  In Influential Passengers:inherited microorganisms and arthropod reproduction.  [S. O’Neill, A. Hoffman and J.H. Werren, eds] Oxford University Press

59.    McAllister, B.F. and J.H. Werren  1997.  Phylogenetic analysis of a retrotransposon with implications for strong evolutionary constraints on reverse transcriptase.   Mol. Biol. & Evol.  14:69-80.

58.   Werren, J.H. 1997.  Biology of Wolbachia .   Ann. Rev. Entom.   42:587 – 609.

57.    Perrot-Minnot, M.-J., L.R. Guo and J.H. Werren.  1996. Single and double infections of Wolbachia in the parasitic wasp  Nasonia vitripennis: Effects on compatibility.   Genetics 143:961 – 972.

56.    Godfray, H.C.J. & Werren, J.H. 1996.  Liver physiology and sex ratio biology – ReplyTrends in Ecology and Evolution   11:384-385.

55.    Balas, M.,  M. Lee and J.H. Werren. 1996.  Geographical distribution and fitness effects of the sonkiller bacterium in NasoniaEvol. Ecol. 10:593-607.

54.    Godfray, H.C.J. & Werren, J.H. 1996.  Recent developments in sex ratio studiesTrends in Ecology and Evolution   11:59-63.

53.    Werren, J.H., D. Windsor, and Li Rong Guo.  1995. Distribution of Wolbachia among neotropical arthropods. Proc. Royal Soc. London B.  262:197-204.

52.    Werren, J.H. and H.C. Godfray.  1995.  Sex Ratio.  Ency of Env Biol.  3:317-323.

51.    Werren, J.H., W. Zhang, and L.R. Guo. 1995.  Evolution and Phylogeny of Wolbachia Bacteria:  Reproductive Parasites of Arthropods. Proc. Royal Soc. London B 261:55-71.

50.    Werren , J.H. and J. Jaenike  1995. Wolbachia and cytoplasmic incompatibility in mycophagous Drosophila and their relatives.  Heredity  75:320-326.

49.    Breeuwer, J.A.J. and J.H. Werren.  1995. Hybrid breakdown between two haplodiploid species: The role of nuclear and cytoplasmic genesEvolution  49:705-717.

48.    Reed, K.M. and J.H. Werren.  1995.  Induction of paternal genome loss by the Paternal Sex Ratio Chromosome and cytoplasmic incompatibility bacteria (Wolbachia): A comparative study of early embryonic events.  Mol. Repro. & Devel.  40:408-418.

47.    Werren, J.H. 1994. Genetic invasion of the insect body snatchersNatural History 103(6):36-38.

46.    Werren, J.H., G.D.D. Hurst, W.Zhang, J.A.J. Breeuwer, R. Stouthamer and M.E.N. Majerus. 1994. Rickettsial relative associated with male-killing in the ladybird beetle (Adalia bipunctata). J. Bacteriol. 176:388-394.

45.    Reed, K.M., L.W. Beukeboom, D. Eickbush and J.H. Werren. 1994.  Junctions between repetitive DNA’s on the Paternal Sex Ratio (PSR) chromosome: Association of palindromes with recombinationJ. Mol. Evol. 38:352-362.

44.    Assem, J. van den and J.H. Werren. 1994.  A comparison of the courtship and mating behavior of three species of  Nasonia (Hym., Pteromalidae).  J. Insect Behav. 7:53-66.

43.    Campbell, B.C., J.D. Steffen-Campbell and J.H. Werren  1993. Phylogeny of the Nasonia species complex (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) inferred from an rDNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS2).  Insect Molec. Biol. 2:255-237.

39.    Beukeboom, L. and J.H. Werren. 1993.  Deletion analysis of a parasitic B Chromosome – Paternal Sex Ratio (PSR)Genetics 133:637-648.

40.    Breeuwer, J.A.J. and J.H. Werren. 1993.  The effect of genotype on cytoplasmic incompatibility between two species of NasoniaHeredity 70:428-436.

41.    Werren, J.H. 1993.  The evolution of inbreeding in haplodiploid organisms.  In, The Natural History of Inbreeding and Outbreeding:  Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives.  ed. N. Thornhill.  Univ. Chicago Press.

42.    Breeuwer, J.A.J. and J.H. Werren. 1993.  Cytoplasmic incompatibility and bacterial density in Nasonia vitripennisGenetics 135:565-574.

38.    Hunter, M. S., U. Nur and J. H. Werren.  1993.  Origin of males by genome loss in an autoparasitoid waspHeredity 70:162-171.

37.    Beukeboom, L.B. and J.H. Werren.  1993.  Transmission and expression of the parasitic Paternal Sex Ratio (PSR) chromosome.  Heredity 70:437-443.

36.    Stouthamer, R. and J.H. Werren.  1993.  Microbes associated with parthenogenesis in wasps of the species TrichogrammaJ. Invert. Pathol.  61:6-9.

35.    Werren, J.H. and L. Beukeboom.  1993.  Population genetics of a parasitic chromosome: Theoretical analysis of PSR in subdivided populationsAmer. Natur.  142:224-241.

34.    Beukeboom, L.W., K.M. Reed and J.H. Werren.  1993.  Effects of deletions on mitotic stability of the Paternal Sex Ratio (PSR) chromosome from NasoniaChromosoma 102:20-26.

33.    Stouthamer, R., J.A.J. Breeuwer, R.F. Luck and J.H. Werren. 1993.  Molecular identification of parthenogenesis associated microorganismsNature 361:66-68.

32.    Beukeboom, L. and J.H. Werren.  1992.  Population genetics of a parasitic chromosome: Experimental analysis of PSR in subdivided populationsEvolution 46(5):1257-1268.

31.    Eickbush, D., T. Eickbush and J.H. Werren.  1992.  Molecular characterization of repetitive DNA sequences from a B chromosomeChromosoma  101:575-583.

30.    Breeuwer, J.A.J., R. Stouthamer, S.M. Burns, D.A. Pelletier, W.G. Weisburg and J.H. Werren.  1992.  Phylogeny of cytoplasmic incompatibility microorganisms in the parasitoid wasp genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) based on 16S ribosomal DNA sequences.  Insect Mol. Biol.  1(1):25-36.

29.    Stouthamer, R., R. F. Luck and J. H. Werren.  1992.  Genetics of sex determination and improvement of biological control using parasitoidsEnvir. Entomol. 21(3):427-435.

28.    Bull, J.J., I.J. Molineux and J.H. Werren.  1992.  Selfish GenesScience 256:65.

27.    Werren, J.H., M. Raupp, T. O’Dell and C. Sadoff.  1992.  Host plants utilized by Gypsy Moths affect survival and development of the parasitoid Cotesia melanoscelaEnv. Entom. 21:173-177.

26.    Gherna, R., J. H. Werren, W. Weisburg, R. Cote, C. R. Woese, L. Mandelco and R. Brenner.  1991.  Arsenophonus nasoniae, genus novel, species novel, causative agent of Sonkiller trait in the parasitic wasp, Nasonia vitripennisInter. J. Bact. Syst. 41:563-565.

25.    Werren, J.H.  1991.  The psr (paternal sex ratio) chromosome.  Amer. Natur. 137:392-402.

24.    Breeuwer, H. and J. H. Werren.  1990.  Microorganisms associated with chromosome destruction and reproductive isolation between two insect speciesNature 346: 558-560.

23.    Darling, D.C. and J.H. Werren.  1990.  Biosystematics of two new species of Nasonia Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) reared from birds’ nests in North AmericaAnnals Ent. Soc.

Amer. 83(3):352-370.

22.    Werren, J.H. and P. Simbolotti.  1989.  Combined effects of host size and local mate comp-etition on sex ratio evolution in Lariophagus distinguendusEvolutionary Ecology 3:203-213.

21.    Werren, J.H., U. Nur., and C.-I. Wu.  1988.  Selfish genetic elements. Trends in Ecol.& Evolution  3:297-302.

20.    Werren, J.H. and C.J. Peterson, 1988.  Osprey hunting on ground for small mammals. Wilson Bull.  100(3):88.

19.    Werren, J.H. 1988.  Manipulating mothersNatural History 97: 68-69.

18.    Nur, U., J.H. Werren, D. Eickbush, W. Burke and T. Eickbush, 1988.  A “selfish” B chromosome that enhances its transmission by eliminating the paternal chromosomes.  Science 240:512-514.

17.    Raupp, M., J.H. Werren and C. Sadoff.  1988.  Effects of short term phenological changes in leaf suitability on the survivorship, growth, and development of gypsy moth larvae. Env. Entom. 17:316-319.

16.    Werren, J.H., U. Nur and D. Eickbush.  1987.  An extrachromosomal factor which causes loss of paternal chromosomes.  Nature 327:75-76.

15.    Werren, J.H.  1987.  The coevolution of autosomal and cytoplasmic sex ratio factors. J. Theor. Biol. 124:317-334.

14.    Werren, J.H.  1987.  Labile sex ratios in wasps and beesBioscience 37:498-506.

13.    Werren, J.H. and J. van den Assem.  1986.  Experimental analysis of a paternally inherited extrachromosomal factorGenetics 114:217-233.

12.    Werren, J.H., S.K. Skinner and A. Huger.  1986.  Male-killing bacteria in a parasitic waspScience 231:990-992.

11.    Huger, A., S.W. Skinner and J.H. Werren.  1985.  Bacterial infections associated with the son-killer trait in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia (=Mormoniella) vitripennisJ. Invert. Path.


10.   Werren, J.H.  1984.  Brood size and sex ratio regulation in the parasitic wasp.  Nasonia vitripennisNeth. J. Zool.  34(2):151-174.

9.     Werren, J.H. 1984.  A model for sex ratio selection in parasitic wasps:  Local mate competition and host quality effectsNeth. J. Zool. 34(1):81-96.

8.     Werren, J.H. and P.D. Taylor.  1984.  The effect of population recruitment upon sex ratio selectionAmerican Naturalist  124(1):143-148.

7.     Werren, J.H.  1983.  Sex ratio evolution under local mate competition in a parasitic wasp.  Evolution 37(1);116-124.

6.     Werren, J.H. and R. Pulliam.  1981.  An intergenerational transmission model for the cultural evolution of helping behaviorHuman Ecology 9(4):465-483.

5.     Werren, J.H., S.W. Skinner and E.L. Charnov.  1981.  Paternal inheritance of a daughterless sex ratio factorNature 293:467-468.

4.     Skinner, S.W. and J.H. Werren. 1980.  The genetics of sex determination in Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae).  Genetics 94: s98.

3.     Werren, J.H.  1980.  Sex ratio adaptations to local mate competition in a parasitic waspScience 208:1157-1160.

2.     Werren, J.H., M.R. Gross and R. Shine.  1980.  Paternity and the evolution of male parental careJ. Theor. Biol. 82:619-631.

1.     Werren, J.H. and E.L Charnov.  1978.  Facultative sex ratios and population dynamicsNature 272:349-350.