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Laurent Keller - Professeur Ordinaire

My personal research interests are reflected by the different activities of my group, described in the research section of this site.

Curriculum vitae

Professor of Evolutionary Ecology and Head of the Department of Ecology and Evolution. Details on.

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Selected Publications

Books
La Vie des Fourmis. 2013. L. Keller & E. Gordon, Odile Jacob, Paris, 303 pp. (Paperback version of the book published in 2006).
The Lives of Ants. 2009. L. Keller & E. Gordon, Oxford University Press , 252 pp. (Paperback version published in 2010)

Edited Books
Levels of Selection in Evolution. 1999. L. Keller (ed.), Princeton University Press, Princeton, 318 pp.
Queen Number and Sociality in Insects. 1993. L. Keller (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 439 pp.

Research articles
Mersch, M. P., Crespi, S. & Keller, L. In press. Tracking individuals shows spatial fidelity is a key regulator of ant social organization. Science.
Wang, J., Wurm, Y., Nipitwanttanaphon, 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, 493, 664-668.
Wischmann, S., Floreano, L. & Keller, L. 2012. Historical contingency affects signaling strategies and competitive abilities in evolving populations of simulated robots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 109, 864-868.
Hunt, B. G., Ometto, L., Wurm, Y., Shoemaker, D. D., Yi, S. V., Keller, L., Goodisman, M. A. D. 2011. Relaxed selection is a precursor to the evolution of phenotypic plasticity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 108, 15936-15941.
Waibel, M., Floreano, D. & Keller, L. 2011. A quantitative test of Hamilton's rule for the evolution of altruism. Plos Biology, 9(5): e1000615. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000615.
Wurm, Y., Wang, J., Riba-Grognuz, O., Corona, M., Sanne, N., Hunt, B., Ingram, K., Falquet, L., Nipitwattanaphon, M., Gotzek, D., Dijkstra, M., Oettler, J., Comtesse, F., Shih, C.-J., Wu, W-J., Yang, C-C., Thomas, J., Beaudoing, E., Pradervand, S., Flegel, V., Fabbretti, R., Cook, E., Stockinger, H., Long, L., Oakey, J., Harkins, T., Farmerie, W., Boomsma, J..J., Pamilo, P., Yi, S., Heinze, J., Goodisman, M., Farinelli, L., Harshman, K., Hulot, N., Cerutti, L., Xenarios, I., Shoemaker, D. D., Keller, L. 2011. The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 108, 5679-5684.
Matsuura, K., Himuro, C., Yokoi, T., Yamamoto, Y., Vargo, E. L. & Keller L. 2010. Identification of a pheromone regulating caste differentiation in termites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107, 12963-12968.
Wang, J., Chen, P.-J., Wang, G. J. & Keller, L. 2010. Chromosome size differences may affect meiosis and genome size. Science, 329, 293.
Floreano, D. & Keller, L. 2010. Evolution of adaptive behaviour in robots by means of natural selection. PloS Biology, 8, e1000292. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000292
Mitri, S., Floreano, D., & Keller, L. 2009. The evolution of information suppression in communicating robots with conflicting interests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106, 15786–15790.
Schwander, T., Humbert, J.-Y., Brent, C. S., Helms Cahan, S., Chapuis, L., Renai, E. & Keller, L. 2008. Maternal effect on female caste determination in a social insect. Current Biology, 18, 265-269.
Schwander, T. & Keller, L. 2008. Genetic compatibility affects queen and worker caste determination. Science, 322, 552.
Floreano, D., Mitri, S., Magnenat, S. & Keller, L. 2007. Evolutionary conditions for the emergence of communication in robots. Current Biology, 17, 514-519.
Keller, L. 2007. Uncovering the biodiversity of genetic and reproductive systems. Time for a more open approach. American Society of Naturalists E. O. Wilson Award Winner Address. American Naturalist, 169, 1-9.
Fournier, D., Estoup, A., Orivel, J., Foucaud, J., Jourdan, H., Le Breton, J. & Keller, L. 2005. Clonal reproduction by males and females in the little fire ant. Nature, 435, 1230-1234
Hammond, R. L. & Keller, L. 2004. Conflict over male parentage in social insects. PLoS Biology, 2(9): e248, 1472-1482.
Langer, P., Hogendoorn, K. & Keller, L. 2004. Tug-of-war over reproduction in a social bee. Nature, 428, 844-847.
Pearcy, M., Aron, S., Doums, C. & Keller, L. 2004. Conditional use of sex and parthenogenesis for workers and queen production in ants. Science, 306, 1780-1783.
Parker, J. D, Parker, K. M., Sohal, B. H. Sohal, R. S. & Keller, L. 2004. Decreased expression of Cu-Zn Superoxide Dismutase 1 in ants with extreme lifespan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 101, 3486-3489.
Helms Cahan, S & Keller, L. 2003. Complex hybrid origin of genetic caste determination in harvester ants. Nature, 424, 306-309.
Molbo, D., Machado, C. A., Sevenster, J. G., Keller, L. & Herre, E. A. 2003. Cryptic species of fig pollinating wasps: implications for the fig-wasp mutualism, sex allocation, and precision of adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 10, 5867-5872.
Giraud, T., Pedersen, J. S. & Keller, L. 2002. Evolution of supercolonies: The Argentine ants of Southern Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 99, 6075-6079.
Passera, L., Aron, S., Vargo, E. L. & Keller, L. 2001. Queen control of sex ratio in fire ants. Science, 293, 1308-1310.
Johnstone R. A. & Keller, L. 2000. How males can gain by harming their mates: sexual conflict, seminal toxins and the cost of mating. American Naturalist, 156, 368-377.
Krieger, M. J. B., Billeter, J.-B., Keller, L. 2000. Ant-like task allocation and recruitment in co-operative robots. Nature, 406, 992-995.
Keller, L. & Ross, K. G. 1998. Selfish genes: a green beard in the red fire ant. Nature, 394, 573-575.
Ross K. G. & Keller L. 1998. Genetic control of social organization in an ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 95, 14232-14237.
Keller, L. & Genoud, M. 1997. Extraordinary lifespans in ants: a test of evolutionary theories of ageing. Nature, 389, 958-960.
Passera, L., Roncin, E., Kaufmann, B. & Keller, L. 1996. Increased soldier production in ant colonies exposed to intraspecific competition. Nature, 379, 630-631.
Ross, K. G., Vargo, E. L.& Keller, L. 1996. Social evolution in a new environment: The case of introduced fire ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 93, 3021-3025.
Sundström, L., Chapuisat, M. & Keller, L. 1996. Manipulation of sex ratios by ant workers: A test of kin selection theory. Science, 274, 993-995.
Keller, L. & Ross, K. G. 1993. Phenotypic basis of reproductive success in a social insect: genetic and social determinants. Science, 260, 1107-1110.

Review articles
LeBoeuf, A. C., Benton, R. & Keller, L. 2013. The molecular basis of social behavior: models, methods and advances. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23, 3-10..
Mitri, S., Wischmann, S., Floreano, D. & Keller, L. 2013. Using robots to understand social behavior. Biological Reviews, 88, 31-39.
Duarte, A., Weissing, F. J., Pen, I. & Keller, L. 2011. An evolutionary perspective on self-organized division of labor in social insects. Annual Reviews of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 92, 91-110.
Schwander, T., Lo, N., Beekman, M., Oldroyd, B. P. & Keller, L. 2010. Nature versus nurture in social insect caste determination. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 25, 272-282.
Ducrest, A.-L., Keller, L. & Roulin, A. 2008. Pleiotropy in the melanocortin system, coloration and behavioural syndromes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 23, 502-510
Keller, L. & Surette, M. G. 2006. Communication in bacteria. An ecological and evolutionary perspective. Nature Rewiews Microbiology, 4, 249-258.
Lehmann, L. & Keller, L. 2006. The evolution of cooperation and altruism - a general framework and a classification of models. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19, 1365-1376
Keller, L. & Chapuisat, M. 2001. Eusociality and cooperation. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences: http://www.els.net, London: Nature Publishing Group.
Reeve, H, K. & Keller, L. 2001. Tests of reproductive-skew models in social insects. Annual Review of Entomology, 46, 347-385.
Heinze, J. & Keller, L. 2000. Alternative reproductive strategies: a queen perspective in ants. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 15, 508-512.
Keller, L. & Chapuisat, M. 1999. Cooperation among selfish individuals in insect colonies. BioScience, 49, 899-909.
Keller, L. 1997. Indiscriminate altruism: Unduly nice parents and siblings. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 12, 99-103.
Keller, L. 1995. Social life: the paradox of multiple-queen colonies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 355-360.
Ross, K. G. & Keller, L. 1995. Evolution of social organization: insights from fire ants and other highly eusocial insects. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 26, 631-656.
Keller, L. & Reeve, H. K. 1994. Partitioning of reproduction in animal societies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 98-102.

Join us

To apply for a PhD position or a Postdoc or in the lab, the standard procedure is as follows.

1. Send an e-mail to describe your interests and motivation to join our group

2. For a PhD position: send your CV, grades and recommendation letters. For a Postdoc send: send your CV, list of publications and recommendation letters

3. Come and spend a couple of days with us in Lausanne (travel and hotel will be reimbursed) to give a seminar and exchange ideas with lab members

Funding: Members of our groups are funded from different sources, including fellowships from our University, Swiss NSF, Marie Curie, EU network of excellent, EMBO, and various specific grants


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2015
Hollis B., Kawecki T.J., Keller L., 2015. No evidence that within-group male relatedness reduces harm to females in Drosophila. Ecology and Evolution 5(4) pp. 979-983. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Koto A., Mersch D., Hollis B., Keller L., 2015. Social isolation causers mortality by disrupting energy homeostrasis in ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69(4) pp. 583-591. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Libbrecht R., Keller L., 2015. The making of eusociality: insights from two bumblebee genomes. Genome Biology 16(1) p. 75. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lucas C., Nicolas M., Keller L., 2015. Expression of foraging and Gp-9 are associated with social organization in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Insect Molecular Biology 24(1) pp. 93-104. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2014
Hauert S., Mitri S., Keller L., Floreano D., 2014. Evolving cooperation: From biology to engineering. pp. 203-217 in Vargas P.A., Di Paolo E.A, Harvey I., Husbands P. (eds.) The horizons of evolutionary robotics. Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents series . MIT press.
Hollis B., Houle D., Yan Z., Kawecki T.J., Keller L., 2014. Evolution under monogamy feminizes gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster. Nature Communications 5(3482) p. 3482. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2014. The evolution of eusociality. pp. 697-702 in Losos J.B. (eds.) Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
Keller L., Gordon E., 2014. L'immortalité chez les fourmis. pp. 88-97 in Tissot J.D. (eds.) L'immortalisté: un sujet d'avenir. Favre, Lausanne.
Lichocki P., Floreano D., Keller L., 2014. Selection methods regulate evolution of cooperation in digital evolution. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 11(90) p. 20130743. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lucas E. R., Keller L., 2014. Aging and somatic maintenance in social insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science 5 pp. 31-36. [Document] [DOI]
Manfredini F., Lucas C., Nicolas M., Keller L., Shoemaker D., Grozinger C.M., 2014. Molecular and social regulation of worker division of labour in fire ants. Molecular Ecology 23(3) pp. 660-672. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Nipitwattanaphon M., Wang J., Ross K.G., 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. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B Biological Sciences 281(1797) p. 20141776. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Romiguier J., Lourenco J., Gayral P., Faivre N., Weiner L.A., Ravel S., Ballenghien M., Cahais V., Bernard A., Loire E. et al., 2014. Population genomics of eusocial insects: the costs of a vertebrate-like effective population size. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27(3) pp. 593-603. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Roux J., Privman E., Moretti S., Daub J.T., Robinson-Rechavi M., Keller L., 2014. Patterns of positive selection in seven ant genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31(7) pp. 1661-1685. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Libbrecht R., Keller L., 2014. Supergenes and complex phenotypes. Current Biology 24(7) pp. R288-R294. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stroeymeyt N., Keller L., 2014. Social insects: The internal rules of ant societies. Current Opinion in Insect Science 5 pp. 4-5. [Document] [DOI]
2013
Corona M., Libbrecht R., Wurm Y., Riba-Grognuz O., Studer R.A., Keller L., 2013. Vitellogenin Underwent Subfunctionalization to Acquire Caste and Behavioral Specific Expression in the Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus. PLoS Genetics 9(8) pp. e1003730. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Hunt B.G., Ometto L., Keller L., Goodisman M.A., 2013. Evolution at Two Levels in Fire Ants: The Relationship between Patterns of Gene Expression and Protein Sequence Evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(2) pp. 263-271. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Kronauer D.J.C., Tsuji K., Pierce N.E., Keller L., 2013. Non-nest mate discrimination and clonal colony structure in the parthenogenetic ant Cerapachys biroi. Behavioral Ecology 24(3) pp. 617-622. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Leboeuf A.C., Benton R., Keller L., 2013. The molecular basis of social behavior: models, methods and advances. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 23(1) pp. 3-10. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Libbrecht R., Corona M., Wende F., Azevedo D.O., Serrão J.E., Keller L., 2013. Interplay between insulin signaling, juvenile hormone, and vitellogenin regulates maternal effects on polyphenism in ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110(27) pp. 11050-11055. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Libbrecht R., Oxley P.R., Kronauer D.J., Keller L., 2013. Ant genomics sheds light on the molecular regulation of social organization. Genome Biology 14(7) p. 212. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lichocki P., Wischmann S., Keller L., Floreano D., 2013. Evolving team compositions by agent swapping. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 17(2) pp. 282-298. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Manfredini F., Riba-Grognuz O., Wurm Y., Keller L., Shoemaker D., Grozinger C.M., 2013. Sociogenomics of Cooperation and Conflict during Colony Founding in the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta. PLoS Genetics 9(8) pp. e1003633. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Mersch D.P., Crespi A., Keller L., 2013. Tracking individuals shows spatial fidelity is a key regulator of ant social organization. Science 340(6136) pp. 1090-1093. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Mitri S., Wischmann S., Floreano D., Keller L., 2013. Using robots to understand social behaviour. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 88(1) pp. 31-39. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Nipitwattanaphon M., Wang J., Dijkstra M.B., Keller L., 2013. A simple genetic basis for complex social behaviour mediates widespread gene expression differences. Molecular Ecology 22(14) pp. 3797-3813. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Privman E., Wurm Y., Keller L., 2013. Duplication and concerted evolution in a master sex determiner under balancing selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences 280(1758) p. 20122968. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Simola D.F., Wissler L., Donahue G., Waterhouse R.M., Helmkampf M., Roux J., Nygaard S., Glastad K.M., Hagen D.E., Viljakainen L. et al., 2013. Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality. Genome Research 23(8) pp. 1235-1247. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
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 493(7434) pp. 664-668. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2012
Blight O., Berville L., Vogel V., Hefetz A., Renucci M., Orgeas J., Provost E., Keller L., 2012. Variation in the level of aggression, chemical and genetic distance among three supercolonies of the Argentine ant in Europe. Molecular Ecology 21(16) pp. 4106-4121. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Duarte A., Pen I., Keller L., Weissing F.J., 2012. Evolution of self-organized division of labor in a response threshold model. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66(6) pp. 947-957. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Kronauer D.J., Pierce N.E., Keller L., 2012. Asexual reproduction in introduced and native populations of the ant Cerapachys biroi. Molecular Ecology 21(21) pp. 5221-5235. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lengronne T., Leadbeater E., Patalano S., Dreier S., Field J., Sumner S., Keller L., 2012. Little effect of seasonal constraints on population genetic structure in eusocial paper wasps. Ecology and Evolution 2(10) pp. 2610-2619. [Document] [DOI]
Lichocki P., Tarapore D., Keller L., Floreano D., 2012. Neural networks as mechanisms to regulate division of labor. American Naturalist 179(3) pp. 391-400. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Ometto L., Ross K.G., Shoemaker D., Keller L., 2012. Disruption of gene expression in hybrids of the fire ants Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri. Molecular Ecology 21(10) pp. 2488-2501. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Keller L., 2012. Evolution: sociality as a driver of unorthodox reproduction. Current Biology 22(13) pp. R525-R527. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wischmann S., Floreano D., Keller L., 2012. Historical contingency affects signaling strategies and competitive abilities in evolving populations of simulated robots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(3) pp. 864-868. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2011
Aggarwal R. K., Allainguillaume J., Bajay M. M., Barthwal S., Bertolino P., Chauhan P., Consuegra S., Croxford A., Dalton D. L., den Belder E. et al., 2011. Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 August 2010-30 September 2010. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(1) pp. 219-222. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Boomsma J.J., Beekman M., Cornwallis C.K., Griffin A.S., Holman L., Hughes W.O., Keller L., Oldroyd B.P., Ratnieks F.L., 2011. Only full-sibling families evolved eusociality. Nature 471(7339) pp. E4-E5; author reply E9-10. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Duarte A., Weissing F. J., Pen I., Keller L., 2011. An evolutionary perspective on self-organized division of labor in social insects. Annual Reviews of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 42 pp. 91-110. [Document] [DOI]
Hunt B.G., Ometto L., Wurm Y., Shoemaker D., Yi S.V., Keller L., Goodisman M.A., 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 108(38) pp. 15936-15941. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L, 2011. Q & A Laurent Keller. Current Biology 21(14) pp. R532-R533. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Peer K., Bernasconi C., Taborsky M., Shuker D.M., 2011. Inbreeding and selection on sex ratio in the bark beetle Xylosandrus germanus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11(1) p. 359. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Libbrecht R., Schwander T., Keller L., 2011. Genetic components to caste allocation in a multiple-queen ant species. Evolution 65(10) pp. 2907-2915. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Mitri S., Floreano D., Keller L., 2011. Relatedness influences signal reliability in evolving robots. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 278(1704) pp. 378-383. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Ometto L., Shoemaker D., Ross K.G., Keller L., 2011. Evolution of gene expression in fire ants: the effects of developmental stage, caste, and species. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(4) pp. 1381-1392. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Pearcy M., Goodisman M.A., Keller L., 2011. Sib mating without inbreeding in the longhorn crazy ant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 278(1718) pp. 2677-2681. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Riba-Grognuz O., Keller L., Falquet L., Xenarios I., Wurm Y., 2011. Visualization and quality assessment of de novo genome assemblies. Bioinformatics 27(24) pp. 3425-3426. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Waibel M., Floreano D., Keller L., 2011. A quantitative test of Hamilton's rule for the evolution of altruism. PLoS biology 9(5) pp. e1000615. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wurm Y., Wang J., Riba-Grognuz O., Corona M., Nygaard S., Hunt B.G., Ingram K.K., Falquet L., Nipitwattanaphon M., Gotzek D. et al., 2011. The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(14) pp. 5679-5684. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2010
Floreano D., Keller L., 2010. Evolution of adaptive behaviour in robots by means of Darwinian selection. Plos Biology 8(1) pp. e1000292. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Hauser P.M., Burdet F.X., Cissé O.H., Keller L., Taffé P., Sanglard D., Pagni M., 2010. Comparative Genomics Suggests that the Fungal Pathogen Pneumocystis Is an Obligate Parasite Scavenging Amino Acids from Its Host's Lungs. Plos One 5(12) pp. e15152. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 2010. Genetics: biased transmission of genomes according to parents of origin. Current Biology 20(14) pp. R601-R602. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Chapuisat M, 2010. Eusociality and cooperation. p. 9 in eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,, Chichester. [url editor site] [DOI]
Masclaux F., Hammond R.L., Meunier J., Gouhier-Darimont C., Keller L., Reymond P., 2010. Competitive ability not kinship affects growth of Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. New Phytologist 185(1) pp. 322-331. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Matsuura K., Himuro C., Yokoi T., Yamamoto Y., Vargo E.L., Keller L., 2010. Identification of a pheromone regulating caste differentiation in termites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(29) pp. 12963-12968. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Mitri S., Floreano D., Keller L., 2010. Evolutionary conditions for the emergence of communication. pp. 123-134 in Nolfi S., Mirolli M. (eds.) Evolution of Communication and Language in Embodied Agent. Springer, Berlin.
Newey P., Keller L., 2010. Social evolution: war of the worms. Current Biology 20(22) pp. R985-R987. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Sanllorente O., Hammond R.L., Ruano F., Keller L., Tinaut A. I., 2010. Extreme population differentiation in vulnerable slavemaking ant with fragmented distribution. Conservation Genetics 11(5) pp. 1701-1710. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Schwander T., Lo N., Beekman M., Oldroyd B. P., Keller L., 2010. Nature versus nurture in social insect caste determination. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25(5) pp. 275-282. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Tarapore D., Floreano D., Keller L., 2010. Task-dependent influence of genetic architecture and mating frequency on division of labour in social insect societies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64(4) pp. 675-684. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Vogel V., Pedersen J. S., Giraud T., Krieger M. J. B., Keller L, 2010. The worldwide expansion of the Argentine ant. Diversity and distributions 16(1) pp. 170-186. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wang J., Chen P.J., Wang G.J., Keller L., 2010. Chromosome size differences may affect meiosis and genome size. Science 329(5989) p. 293. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wurm Y., Keller L., 2010. Parasitoid wasps: from natural history to genomic studies. Current Biology 20(5) pp. R242-R244. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wurm Y., Wang J., Keller L., 2010. Changes in reproductive roles are associated with changes in gene expression in fire ant queens. Molecular Ecology 19(6) pp. 1200-1211. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2009
Gill R.J., Arce A., Keller L., Hammond R.L., 2009. Polymorphic social organization in an ant. Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 276(1677) pp. 4423-4431. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Haag-Liautard C., Vitikainen E., Keller L., Sundström L., 2009. Fitness and the level of homozygosity in a social insect. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(1) pp. 134-142. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Holzer B., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2009. Genetic clusters and sex-biased gene flow in a unicolonial Formica ant. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9 p. 69. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 2009. Adaptation and the genetics of social behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 364(1533) pp. 3209-3216. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Gordon E., 2009. L'étonnante reproduction des fourmis. pp. 250-265 in Gouyon P. H., Trubert H. (eds.) Aux origines de la sexualité. Documents . Fayard, Paris.
Keller L., Gordon E., 2009. The Lives of Ants. 252pp. p., Oxford University Press.
Mitri S., Floreano D., Keller L., 2009. The evolution of information suppression in communicating robots with conflicting interests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(37) pp. 15786-15790. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Vogel V., Pedersen J.S., d'Ettorre P., Lehmann L., Keller L., 2009. Dynamics and genetic structure of Argentine ant supercolonies in their native range. Evolution 63(6) pp. 1627-1639. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Waibel M., Keller L., Floreano D., 2009. Genetic team composition and level of selection in the evolution of cooperation. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 13(3) pp. 648-660. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
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 10(5) p. 5. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2008
Bonckaert W., Vuerinckx K., Billen J., Hammond R. L., Keller L., Wenseleers T., 2008. Worker policing in the german wasp Vespula germanica. Behavioral Ecology 19(2) pp. 272-278. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Ducrest A.L., Keller L., Roulin A., 2008. Pleiotropy in the melanocortin system, coloration and behavioural syndromes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23(9) pp. 502-510. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Floreano D., Mitri S., Perez-Uribe A., Keller L., 2008. Evolution of altruistic robots. pp. 232-248 in Zurada J.M., Yen G.G., Wang J. (eds.) Computational Intelligence: Research Frontiers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5050. Springer Verlag, Berlin. [Document] [DOI]
Haag-Liautard C., Pedersen J. S., Ovaskainen O., Keller L., 2008. Breeding system and reproductive skew in a highly polygynous ant population. Insectes Sociaux 55 pp. 347-354. [Document] [Web of Science]
Holzer B., Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2008. Foreign ant queens are accepted but produce fewer offspring. Oecologia 157(4) pp. 717-723. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Holzer B., Meunier J., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2008. Stay or drift? Queen acceptance in the ant Formica paralugubris. Insectes Sociaux 55(4) pp. 392-396. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 2008. La vie des fourmis. pp. 72-78 in Vidard M. (eds.) Abécédaire scientifique pour les curieux. Les têtes au Carré. Editions Sciences Humaines.
Lehmann L., Ravigné V., Keller L., 2008. Population viscosity can promote the evolution of altruistic sterile helpers and eusociality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B 275(1645) pp. 1887-1895. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Rosso L., Keller L., Kaessmann H., Hammond R.L., 2008. Mating system and avpr1a promoter variation in primates. Biology Letters 4(4) pp. 375-378. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Humbert J.Y., Brent C.S., Cahan S.H., Chapuis L., Renai E., Keller L., 2008. Maternal effect on female caste determination in a social insect. Current Biology 18(4) pp. 265-269. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Keller L., 2008. Genetic compatibility affects queen and worker caste determination. Science 322(5901) p. 552. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Suni S.S., Cahan S.H., Keller L., 2008. Mechanisms of reproductive isolation between an ant species of hybrid origin and one of its parents. Evolution 62(7) pp. 1635-1643. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Sumner S., Keller L., 2008. Social evolution: reincarnation, free-riding and inexplicable modes of reproduction. Current Biology 18(5) pp. R206-R207. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wang J., Ross K.G., Keller L., 2008. Genome-wide expression patterns and the genetic architecture of a fundamental social trait. PLoS Genetics 4(7) pp. e1000127. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2007
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2007. Les fourmis, en froid avec Darwin? Les Dossiers de La Recherche 27 pp. 56-63. [Document]
Floreano D., Mitri S., Magnenat S., Keller L., 2007. Evolutionary conditions for the emergence of communication in robots. Current Biology 17(6) pp. 514-519. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Graff J., Jemielity S., Parker J. D., Parker K. M., Keller L., 02-2007. Differential gene expression between adult queens and workers in the ant Lasius niger. Molecular Ecology 16(3) pp. 675-83. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jemielity S., Keller L., 04-2007. Aging: a young mind in old bees. Current Biology 17(8) pp. R294-5. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jemielity S., Kimura M., Parker K.M., Parker J.D., Cao X., Aviv A., Keller L., 2007. Short telomeres in short-lived males: what are the molecular and evolutionary causes? Aging Cell 6(2) pp. 225-233. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Kümmerli R., Colliard C., Fiechter N., Petitpierre B., Russier F., Keller L., 12-2007. Human cooperation in social dilemmas: comparing the Snowdrift game with the Prisoner's Dilemma. Proceedings. Biological Sciences 274(1628) pp. 2965-2970. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Kummerli R., Keller L., 04-2007. Reproductive specialization in multiple-queen colonies of the ant Formica exsecta. Behavioral Ecology 18(2) pp. 375-383. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Lehmann L., Keller L., Sumpter D.J., 2007. The evolution of helping and harming on graphs: the return of the inclusive fitness effect. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20(6) pp. 2284-2295. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lehmann L., Keller L., West S., Roze D., 2007. Group selection and kin selection: two concepts but one process. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(16) pp. 6736-6739. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lehmann L., Keller L.F., Kokko H., 2007. Mate choice evolution, dominance effects, and the maintenance of genetic variation. Journal of Theoretical Biology 244(2) pp. 282-295. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lehmann L., Rousset F., Roze D., Keller L., 2007. Strong reciprocity or strong ferocity? A population genetic view of the evolution of altruistic punishment. American Naturalist 170(1) pp. 21-36. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Niculita Hélène, Billen J., Keller L., 2007. Comparative morphology of cephalic exocrine glands among castes of the black ant Lasius niger. Arthropod Structure and Development 36(2) pp. 135-141. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Ross K. G., Krieger M. J. B., Keller L., Shoemaker D. D., 11-2007. Genetic variation and structure in native populations of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta: evolutionary and demographic implications. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 92(3) pp. 541-560. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Schwander T., Cahan S.H., Keller L., 2007. Characterization and distribution of Pogonomyrmex harvester ant lineages with genetic caste determination. Molecular Ecology 16(2) pp. 367-387. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Keller L., Cahan S.H., 2007. Two alternate mechanisms contribute to the persistence of interdependent lineages in Pogonomyrmex harvester ants. Molecular Ecology 16(17) pp. 3533-3543. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wang J., Jemielity S., Uva P., Wurm Y., Graff J., Keller L., 2007. An annotated cDNA library and microarray for large-scale gene-expression studies in the ant Solenopsis invicta. Genome Biology 8(1) pp. R9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wurm Y., Wang J., Keller L., 01-2007. Behavioral genomics: A, bee, C, G, T. Current Biology 17(2) pp. R51-3. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2006
Brown W. D., Keller L., 09-2006. Resource supplements cause a change in colony sex-ratio specialization in the mound-building ant, Formica exsecta. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60(5) pp. 612-618. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Cahan S.H., Julian G.E., Schwander T., Keller L., 2006. Reproductive isolation between Pogonomyrmex rugosus and two lineages with genetic caste determination. Ecology 87(9) pp. 2160-2170. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Christe P., Keller L., Roulin A., 2006. The predation cost of being a male: implications for sex-specific rates of ageing. Oikos 114(2) pp. 381-394. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Hammond R. L., Bruford M. W., Bourke A. F. G., 2006. A test of reproductive skew models in a field populations of a multiple-queen ant. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 pp. 265-275. [Document]
Holzer B., Chapuisat M., Kremer N., Finet C., Keller L., 2006. Unicoloniality, recognition and genetic differentiation in a native Formica ant. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(6) pp. 2031-2039. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Holzer B., Kümmerli R., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2006. Sham nepotism as a result of intrinsic differences in brood viability in ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 273(1597) pp. 2049-2052. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jemielity S., Graff J., Keller L., 08-2006. How to fool a virgin: Artificial dealation triggers oviposition in virgin Lasius niger queens. Insectes Sociaux 53(3) pp. 323-325. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Gordon E., 2006. La vie des fourmis.Odile Jacob, Paris.
Keller L., Jemielity S., 06-2006. Social insects as a model to study the molecular basis of ageing. Experimental Gerontology 41(6) pp. 553-6. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Surette M. G., 04-2006. Communication in bacteria: an ecological and evolutionary perspective. Nature Reviews Microbiology 4(4) pp. 249-58. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Konior M., Radwan J., Kolodziejczyk M., Keller L., 02-2006. Strong association between a single gene and fertilization efficiency of males and fecundity of their mates in the bulb mite. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society 273(1584) pp. 309-314. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Langer P., Hogendoorn K., Schwarz M. P., Keller L., 01-2006. Reproductive skew in the Australian allodapine bee Exoneura robusta. Animal Behaviour 71 pp. 193-201. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Lehmann L., Keller L., 2006. The evolution of cooperation and altruism--a general framework and a classification of models. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(5) pp. 1365-1376. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Parker J. D., Parker K. M., 2006. Ants as a naturally long-lived insect models for aging. pp. 277-281 in Michael Conn (eds.) Handbook of Models for Human Aging. Elsevier Academic Press.
Pedersen J.S., Krieger M.J., Vogel V., Giraud T., Keller L., 04-2006. Native supercolonies of unrelated individuals in the invasive Argentine ant. Evolution 60(4) pp. 782-791. [Document] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Ravigné V., Olivieri I., González-Martínez S.C., Rousset F., 2006. Selective interactions between short-distance pollen and seed dispersal in self-compatible species. Evolution 60(11) pp. 2257-2271. [Document] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Cahan S. H., Keller L., 03-2006. Genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex harvester ants imposes costs during colony founding. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(2) pp. 402-9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Schwander T., Cahan S.H., Keller L., 2006. Genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex harvester ants imposes costs during colony founding. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(2) pp. 402-409. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Tarapore D., Floreano D., Keller L, 2006. Influence of the level of polyandry and genetic architecture on division of labour. pp. 358-364 in Rocha L.M. (eds.) Artificial life X. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems . MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
Tripet F., Fournier D., Nonacs P., Keller L., 2006. Kin recognition and the paradoxical patterns of aggression between colonies of a Mojave desert Pheidole ant. Insectes Sociaux 53(2) pp. 127-135. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Waibel M., Floreano D., Magnenat S., Keller L., 07-2006. Division of labour and colony efficiency in social insects: effects of interactions between genetic architecture, colony kin structure and rate of perturbations. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / The Royal Society 273(1595) pp. 1815-1823. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2005
Brakefield P. M., Gems D., Cowen T., Christensen K., Grubeck-Loebenstein B., Keller L., Oeppen J., Rodriguez-Pena A., Stazi M. A., Tatar M. et al., 03-2005. What are the effects of maternal and pre-adult environments on ageing in humans, and are there lessons from animal models? Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 126(3) pp. 431-8. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Fournier D., Estoup A., Orivel J., Foucaud J., Jourdan H., Le Breton J., Keller L., 06-2005. Clonal reproduction by males and females in the little fire ant. Nature 435(7046) pp. 1230-4. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Fournier D., Foucaud J., Loiseau A., Cross-Arteil S., Jourdan H., Orivel J., Le Breton J., Chazeau J., Dejean A., Keller L. et al., 2005. Characterization and PCR multiplexing of polymorphic microsatellites in the invasive ant Wasmania auropunctata. Molecular Ecology Notes 51 pp. 239-242. [Document]
Jaquiéry J., Vogel V., Keller L., 02-2005. Multilevel genetic analyses of two European supercolonies of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile. Molecular Ecology 14(2) pp. 589-598. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jemielity S., Chapuisat M., Parker J. D., Keller L., 2005. Long live the queen: studying aging in social insects. Age 27(3) pp. 241-248. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Kümmerli R., Helms K.R., Keller L., 09-2005. Experimental manipulation of queen number affects colony sex ratio investment in the highly polygynous ant Formica exsecta. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / The Royal Society 272(1574) pp. 1789-1794. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Reuter M., Pedersen J. S., Keller L., 03-2005. Loss of Wolbachia infection during colonisation in the invasive Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Heredity 94(3) pp. 364-9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2004
Cahan S.H., Julian G.E., Rissing S.W., Schwander T., Parker J.D., Keller L., 2004. Loss of phenotypic plasticity generates genotype-caste association in harvester ants. Current Biology 14(24) pp. 2277-2282. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Fournier D., Aron S., Keller L., 01-2004. Significant reproductive skew in the facultatively polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula. Molecular Ecology 13(1) pp. 203-10. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Giraud T., Passera L., Keller L., 2004. L'expansion coloniale de la fourmi d'Argentine. La Recherche 372 pp. 52-54. [Document] [url editor site]
Hammond R. L., Keller L., 09-2004. Conflict over male parentage in social insects. PLoS Biology 2(9) pp. E248. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Helms K. R., Fournier D., Keller L., Passera L., Aron S., 05-2004. Colony sex ratios in the facultatively polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula: a reanalysis with new data. Evolution 58(5) pp. 1141-1142. [Document] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 09-2004. Evolution: informational constraints on adaptation. Current Biology 14(18) pp. R757-8. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Langer P., Hogendoorn K., Keller L., 04-2004. Tug-of-war over reproduction in a social bee. Nature 428(6985) pp. 844-7. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Langer P., Molbo D., Keller L., 06-2004. Polymorphic microsatellite investigating the evolution loci in Allodapine bees for of social behaviour. Molecular Ecology Notes 4(2) pp. 303-305. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Molbo D., Machado C. A., Herre E. A., Keller L., 06-2004. Inbreeding and population structure in two pairs of cryptic fig wasp species. Molecular Ecology 13(6) pp. 1613-23. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Parker J. D., Parker K. M., Keller L., 12-2004. Molecular phylogenetic evidence for an extracellular Cu Zn superoxide dismutase gene in insects. Insect Molecular Biology 13(6) pp. 587-94. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Parker J. D., Parker K. M., Sohal B. H., Sohal R. S., Keller L., 03-2004. Decreased expression of Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase 1 in ants with extreme lifespan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101(10) pp. 3486-9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Pearcy M., Aron S., Doums C., Keller L., 12-2004. Conditional use of sex and parthenogenesis for worker and queen production in ants. Science 306(5702) pp. 1780-1783. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Reuter M., Helms K.R., Lehmann L., Keller L., 2004. Effects of brood manipulation costs on optimal sex allocation in social hymenoptera. American Naturalist 164(3) pp. E73-E82. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2003
Bergstrom C. T., Bronstein J. L., Bshary R., Connor R. C., Daly M., Frank S. A., Gintis H., Keller L., Leimar O., Noë R. et al., 2003. Group report : interspecific mutualism. pp. 242-256 in Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation. P. Hammerstein (ed.) Workshop Report 90, MIT Press,. [Document]
Bergstrom C. T., Bronstein J. L., Bshary R., Connor R. C., Daly M., Frank S. A., Gintis H., Keller L., Leimar O., Nöe R. et al., 2003. Group Report: Interspecific Mutualism - Puzzles and Predictions. pp. 242-256 in Hammerstein P. (eds.) Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation. Dahlem workshop reports . MIT in cooperation with Dahlem University. [Document]
Braendle C., Hockley N., Brevig T., Shingleton A. W., Keller L., 06-2003. Size-correlated division of labour and spatial distribution of workers in the driver ant, Dorylus molestus. Naturwissenschaften 90(6) pp. 277-81. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Brown W. D., Liautard C., Keller L., 01-2003. Sex-ratio dependent execution of queens in polygynous colonies of the ant Formica exsecta. Oecologia 134(1) pp. 12-7. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Fjerdingstad E. J., Gertsch P. J., Keller L., 09-2003. The relationship between multiple mating by queens, within-colony genetic variability and fitness in the ant Lasius niger. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16(5) pp. 844-53. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Helms Cahan S., Keller L., 07-2003. Complex hybrid origin of genetic caste determination in harvester ants. Nature 424(6946) pp. 306-9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jemielity S., Keller L., 06-2003. Queen control over reproductive decisions--no sexual deception in the ant Lasius niger. Molecular Ecology 12(6) pp. 1589-97. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 08-2003. Behavioral plasticity: levels of sociality in bees. Current Biology 13(16) pp. R644-5. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 2003. Of males and females. Review of "Sex Ratios. Concepts and Research Methods". Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18 pp. 13-14. [Document]
Liautard C., Brown W. D., Helms K. R., Keller L., 08-2003. Temporal and spatial variations of gyne production in the ant Formica exsecta. Oecologia 136(4) pp. 558-64. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Mescher M. C., Ross K. G., Shoemaker D. D., Keller L., Krieger M. J. B., 11-2003. Distribution of the two social forms of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) in the native South American range. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(6) pp. 810-817. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Molbo D., Machado C. A., Sevenster J. G., Keller L., Herre E. A., 05-2003. Cryptic species of fig-pollinating wasps: implications for the evolution of the fig-wasp mutualism, sex allocation, and precision of adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100(10) pp. 5867-72. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Perez-Uribe A., Floreano D., Keller L., 2003. Effects of group composition and level of selection in the evolution of cooperation in artificial ants. Advances in Artificial Life, Proceedings 2801 pp. 128-137. [Document] [Web of Science]
Reuter M., Keller L., 05-2003. High levels of multiple Wolbachia infection and recombination in the ant Formica exsecta. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20(5) pp. 748-53. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Shoemaker D. D., Ahrens M., Sheill L., Mescher M., Keller L., Ross K. G., 12-2003. Distribution and prevalence of Wolbachia infections in native populations of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Environmental Entomology 32(6) pp. 1329-1336. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Sundström L., Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2003. Inbreeding and sex-biased gene flow in the ant Formica exsecta. Evolution 57(7) pp. 1552-1561. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2002
Brown W. D., Keller L., 01-2002. Queen recruitment and split sex ratios in polygynous colonies of the ant Formica exsecta. Ecology Letters 5(1) pp. 102-109. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Brown W. D., Keller L., Sundstrom L., 07-2002. Sex allocation in mound-building ants: The roles of resources and queen replenishment. Ecology 83(7) pp. 1945-1952. [Document] [Web of Science]
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 2002. Division of labour influences the rate of ageing in weaver ant workers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 269(1494) pp. 909-913. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Giraud T., Pedersen J. S., Keller L., 04-2002. Evolution of supercolonies: the Argentine ants of southern Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99(9) pp. 6075-9. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Goudet J., Keller L., 2002. The correlation between inbreeding and fitness: does allele size matter? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17(5) pp. 201-202. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 03-2002. Marsupial sperm pairing: a case of 'sticky' green beards? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 17(3) pp. 113-113. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Fournier D., 01-2002. Lack of inbreeding avoidance in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Behavioral Ecology 13(1) pp. 28-31. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Parker J. D., 03-2002. Behavioral genetics: a gene for supersociality. Current Biology 12(5) pp. R180-1. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Reeve H.K., 2002. Kin selection. pp. 595-600 in Pagel M. (eds.) Encyclopedia of evolution. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Document]
Molbo D., Krieger M. J. B., Herre E. A., Keller L., 12-2002. Species-diagnostic microsatellite loci for the fig wasp genus Pegoscapus. Molecular Ecology Notes 2(4) pp. 440-442. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Shoemaker D. D., Machado C. A., Molbo D., Werren J. H., Windsor D. M., Herre E. A., 2002. The distribution of Wolbachia in fig wasps: correlation with host phylogyeny, ecology, and population structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 269 pp. 2257-2267.
van der Hammen T., Pedersen J.S., Boomsma J.J., 2002. Convergent development of low-relatedness supercolonies in Myrmica ants. Heredity 89(2) pp. 83-89. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2001
Aron S., Keller L., Passera L., 09-2001. Role of resource availability on sex, caste and reproductive allocation ratios in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Journal of Animal Ecology 70(5) pp. 831-839. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Bernasconi G., Keller L., 01-2001. Female polyandry affects their sons' reproductive success in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14(1) pp. 186-193. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Fournier D., Keller L., 12-2001. Partitioning of reproduction among queens in the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile. Animal Behaviour 62 pp. 1039-1045. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 2001. Eusociality and cooperation. pp. 1-9 in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester. [Document] [url editor site] [DOI]
Keller L., Liautard C., Reuter M., Brown W.D., Sundström L., Chapuisat M., 2001. Sex ratio and Wolbachia infection in the ant Formica exsecta. Heredity 87(2) pp. 227-233. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Passera L., Aron S., Vargo E. L., Keller L., 08-2001. Queen control of sex ratio in fire ants. Science 293(5533) pp. 1308-10. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Reeve H.K., Keller L., 2001. Tests of reproductive-skew models in social insects. Annual Review of Entomology 46 pp. 347-385. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Reuter M., Balloux F., Lehmann L., Keller L., 2001. Kin structure and queen execution in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Journal of evolutionary Biology 14(6) pp. 954-958. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Reuter M., Keller L., 08-2001. Sex ratio conflict and worker production in eusocial hymenoptera. The American Naturalist 158(2) pp. 166-177. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
2000
Brown W.D., Keller L., 09-2000. Colony sex ratios vary with queen number but not relatedness asymmetry in the ant Formica exsecta. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / The Royal Society 267(1454) pp. 1751-1757. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Fjerdingstad E. J., Keller L., 2000. The nature of ant colony success (Technical Comment). Science 287 pp. 1363b. [Document]
Heinze J., Keller L., 12-2000. Alternative reproductive strategies: a queen perspective in ants. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15(12) pp. 508-512. [Document] [Pubmed]
Johnstone R. A., Keller L., 10-2000. How males can gain by harming their mates: Sexual conflict, seminal toxins, and the cost of mating. American Naturalist 156(4) pp. 368-377. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Krieger M. J., Billeter J. B., Keller L., 08-2000. Ant-like task allocation and recruitment in cooperative robots. Nature 406(6799) pp. 992-5. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Krieger M. J., Keller L., 02-2000. Mating frequency and genetic structure of the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Molecular Ecology 9(2) pp. 119-26. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Shoemaker D. D., Ross K. G., Keller L., Vargo E. L., Werren J. H., 12-2000. Wolbachia infections in native and introduced populations of fire ants (Solenopsis spp.). Insect Molecular Biology 9(6) pp. 661-73. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1999
Aron S., Passera L., Keller L., 01-1999. Evolution of social parasitism in ants: size of sexuals, sex ratio and mechanisms of caste determination. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 266(1415) pp. 173-177. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Balloux F., Keller L., 1999. La sociobiologie aujourd 'hui. Mag. litt. 374(6793) pp. 62-65.
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1999. Extended family structure in the ant Formica paralugubris: the role of the breeding system. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 46(6) pp. 405-412. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1999. Testing kin selection with sex allocation data in eusocial hymenoptera. Heredity 82(5) pp. 473-478. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 1999. Levels of selection in Evolution.L. Keller (ed.), Princeton University Press, Princeton, 318.pp.. [url editor site]
Keller L., Chapuisat M., 1999. Cooperation among selfish individuals in insect societies. Bioscience 49(11) pp. 899-909. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Reeve H. K., 1999. Dynamics of Conflicts within Insect Societies. pp. 153-175 in Levels of selection in Evolution. L. Keller (ed.), Princeton University Press, Princeton. [url editor site]
Krieger M. J. B., Keller L., 06-1999. Low polymorphism at 19 microsatellite loci in a French population of Argentine ants (Linepithema humile). Molecular Ecology 8(6) pp. 1078-1080. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Krieger M. J. B., Ross K. G., Chang C. W. Y., Keller L., 02-1999. Frequency and origin of triploidy in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Heredity 82 pp. 142-150. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Pedersen J. S., Keller L., 1999. Parasites are knocking on the colony 's door. ISBE Newsletter. Parasites in Social Insects. P. Schnid-Hempel. Monographs in Behavior and Ecology (J. R. Krebs and T. Clutton-Brock eds). Princeton University Press 11(7009) pp. 15-16.
Pedersen J.S., Keller L., 1999. Review of "Parasites in Social Insects". Newsletter of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology 11 pp. 15-16.
Reeve H. K., Keller L., 1999. Levels of Selection: Burying the Units-of-Selection Debate and Unearthing the Crucial New Issues. pp. 3-14 in Levels of selection in Evolution. L.Keller (ed.), Princeton University Press, Princeton. [url editor site]
Reuter M., Keller L., 1999. Conflict over caste determination in eusocial Hymentoptera. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 106 pp. 777-778.
Ross K. G., Shoemaker D. D., Krieger M. J., DeHeer C. J., Keller L., 04-1999. Assessing genetic structure with multiple classes of molecular markers: a case study involving the introduced fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Molecular Biology and Evolution 16(4) pp. 525-43. [Document] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1998
Brown W. D., Keller L., 1998. Review of "Survival Strategies: Cooperation and Conflict in Animal Societies ". American Zoologist 38 pp. 489-491.
Emlen S. T., Reeve H. K., Keller L., 11-1998. Reproductive skew: disentangling concessions from control. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 13(11) pp. 458-459. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1998. Queen lifespan and colony characteristics in ants and termites. Insectes Sociaux 45(3) pp. 235-246. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1998. Review of "Social Behavior in Insects and Arachnids ". Quarterly Review of Biology 73 pp. 110-111.
Keller L., Reeve H. K., 07-1998. Familiarity breeds cooperation. Nature 394(6689) pp. 121-2. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Ross K. G., 08-1998. Selfish genes: a green beard in the red fire ant. Nature 394(6693) pp. 573-575. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Krieger M.J., Keller L., 06-1998. Estimation of the proportion of triploids in populations with diploid and triploid individuals. Journal of Heredity 89(3) pp. 275-279. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Ratnieks F. L. W., Keller L., 11-1998. Queen control of egg fertilization in the honey bee. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 44(1) pp. 57-61. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Reeve H. K., Emlen S. T., Keller L., 06-1998. Reproductive sharing in animal societies: reproductive incentives or incomplete control by dominant breeders? Behavioral Ecology 9(3) pp. 267-278. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Ross K. G., Keller L., 11-1998. Genetic control of social organization in an ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 95(24) pp. 14232-7. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1997
Bernasconi G., Krieger M. J. B., Keller L., 09-1997. Unequal partitioning of reproduction and investment between cooperating queens in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, as revealed by microsatellites. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 264(1386) pp. 1331-1336. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Chapuisat M., Keller L., 03-1997. Les fourmis sont-elles encore en froid avec Darwin ? La Recherche 296 pp. 90-93. [Web of Science]
Chapuisat M., Sundstrom L., Keller L., 1997. Sex-ratio regulation: the economics of fratricide in ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 264(1385) pp. 1255-1260. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 07-1997. Indiscriminate altruism - Time for a more discriminating approach? Author Reply. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 12(7) pp. 274-275. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 03-1997. Indiscriminate altruism: Unduly nice parents and siblings. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 12(3) pp. 99-103. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1997. The flying "humanoids? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 10 pp. 435-437.
Keller L., Genoud M., 10-1997. Extraordinary lifespans in ants: a test of evolutionary theories of ageing. Nature 389(6654) pp. 958-960. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Sundstrom L., Chapuisat M., 1997. Male reproductive success: paternity contribution to queens and workers in Formica ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 41(1) pp. 11-15. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Krieger M. J. B., Keller L., 10-1997. Polymorphism at dinucleotide microsatellite loci in fire ant Solenopsis invicta populations. Molecular Ecology 6(10) pp. 997-999. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Ross K. G., Krieger M. J., Shoemaker D. D., Vargo E. L., Keller L., 10-1997. Hierarchical analysis of genetic structure in native fire ant populations: results from three classes of molecular markers. Genetics 147(2) pp. 643-55. [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1996
Bernasconi G., Keller L., 04-1996. Reproductive conflicts in cooperative associations of fire ant queens (Solenopsis invicta). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 263(1369) pp. 509-513. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1996. Ant politics. Review of "Social Evolution in Ants ". Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11(3) pp. 142-143.
Keller L., Aron S., Passera L., 1996. Internest sex-ratio variation and male brood survival in the ant Pheidole pallidula. Behavioral Ecology 7(3) pp. 292-298. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Krieger M. J. B., 03-1996. Mating success of male birds. Nature 380(6571) pp. 208-209. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., LHoste G., Balloux F., Plumey O., 02-1996. Queen number influences the primary sex ratio in the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (=Iridomyrmex humilis). Animal Behaviour 51 pp. 445-449. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Passera L., Roncin E., Kaufmann B., Keller L., 02-1996. Increased soldier production in ant colonies exposed to intraspecific competition. Nature 379(6566) pp. 630-631. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Reeve H. K., Keller L., 10-1996. Relatedness asymmetry and reproductive sharing in animal societies. American Naturalist 148(4) pp. 764-769. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Reeve H. K., Sherman P. W., Keller L., 11-1996. The eusociality continuum revisited. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 11(11) pp. 472-472. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Ross K. G., Vargo E. L., Keller L., 12-1996. Simple genetic basis for important social traits in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Evolution 50(6) pp. 2387-2399. [Document] [Web of Science]
Ross K. G., Vargo E. L., Keller L., 04-1996. Social evolution in a new environment: the case of introduced fire ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93(7) pp. 3021-5. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Sundstrom L., Chapuisat M., Keller L., 1996. Conditional manipulation of sex ratios by ant workers: A test of kin selection theory. Science 274(5289) pp. 993-995. [Document] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
1995
Boomsma J. J., Keller L., Nielsen M. G., 10-1995. A Comparative-Analysis of Sex-Ratio Investment Parameters in Ants. Functional Ecology 9(5) pp. 743-753. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1995. Evolutionary biology. All's fair when love is war. Nature 373(6511) pp. 190-191. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 1995. Parasites, worker polymorphism, and queen number in social insects. American Naturalist 145(5) pp. 842-847. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 09-1995. Social-Life - the Paradox of Multiple-Queen Colonies. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 10(9) pp. 355-360. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1995. Sterility by deleterious alleles and the evolution of sociality. Journal of Theoretical Biology 174(4) pp. 467-472. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., 1995. Why do females mate with multiple males ? The sexually selected sperm hypothesis. Advances in the Study of Behavior 24 pp. 291-315. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Perrin N., 1995. Quantifying the level of eusociality. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 260(1359) pp. 311-315. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Ross K.G., Keller L., 1995. Ecology and evolution of social-organization: insights from fire ants and other highly eusocial insects. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 26 pp. 631-656. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Sherman P.W., Lacey E.A., Reeve H.K., Keller L., 1995. The eusociality continuum. Behavioral Ecology 6(1) pp. 102-108. [DOI] [Web of Science]
1994
Aron S., Passera L., Keller L., 1994. Queen-worker conflict over sex ratio: a comparison of primary and secondary sex ratios in the Argentine ant,. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 7(4) pp. 403-418. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1994. "Cultural transmission " of alternative social organizations in one ant. pp. 852-853 in Zoologia 94. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 101(4).
Keller L., 1994. Rewards of promiscuity. Nature 372(6503) pp. 229-230. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Milinski M., Frischknecht M., Perrin N., Richner H., Tripet F., 1994. Spiteful animals still to be discovered. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9(3) p. 103. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Reeve H.K., 1994. Genetic-variability, queen number, and polyandry in social Hymenoptera. Evolution 48(3) pp. 694-704. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Reeve H.K., 1994. Partitioning of reproduction in animal societies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9(3) pp. 98-102. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Keller L., Ross K.G., 1994. An unusual case of gene flow opposing selection. pp. 169-170 in Perrin N., Keller L., Goudet J. (eds.) Evolution in structured populations. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise de Sciences Naturelles 83(2).
Keller L., Ross K.G., 1994. Gene flow or heterozygote advantage - Response. Science 263(5150) pp. 1157-1158. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Perrin N., Keller L., Goudet J., 1994. Evolution in structured populations. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise de Sciences Naturelles 83(2) pp. 153-174.
Rosengren R., Chautems D., Cherix D., Fortelius W., Keller L., 1994. Separation of two sympatric sibling species of Formica L. ants by a behavioural choice test based on brood discrimination. Memorabilia Zoologica 48 pp. 237-249.
1993
Keller L. (eds.) 1993. Queen number and sociality in insects. 439 p., Oxford University Press.
Cherix D., Fletcher D. J. C., Chautems D., Fortelius W., Gris G., Keller L., Rosengren R., Vargo E. L., Walter F., 1993. Attraction of the sexes in Formica lugubris Zett (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux 40(3) pp. 319-324. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Elmes G.W., Keller L., 1993. Distribution and ecology of queen number in ants of the genus Myrmica. pp. 294-307 in Keller L. (eds.) Queen number and sociality in insects. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Keller L., Nonacs P., 1993. The role of queen pheromones in social insects: queen control or queen signal? Animal Behaviour 45(4) pp. 787-794. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Vargo E.L., 1993. Reproductive structure and reproductive roles in colonies of eusocial insects. pp. 16-44 in Keller L. (eds.) Queen number and sociality in insects. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Ross K.G., Vargo E.L., Keller L., Trager J.C., 1993. Effect of a founder event on variation in the genetic sex-determining system of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Genetics 135(3) pp. 843-854. [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Walter F., Fletcher D. J. C., Chautems D., Cherix D., Keller L., Francke W., Fortelius W., Rosengren R., Vargo E. L., 1993. Identification of the sex-pheromone of an ant, Formica lugubris (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Naturwissenschaften 80(1) pp. 30-34. [DOI] [Web of Science]
1992
Keller L., Passera L., 1992. Mating system, optimal number of matings, and sperm transfer in the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 31(5) pp. 359-366. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Passera L., Cantoni D., 1992. Repeated mating by queens results in a single insemination in the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis. pp. 35-39 in Billen J. (eds.) Biology and evolution of social insects. Leuven University Press, Leuven.
Sartori M., Keller L., Thomas A.G.B., Passera L., 1992. Flight energetics in relation to sexual differences in the mating behaviour of a mayfly, Siphlonurus aestivalis. Oecologia 92(2) pp. 172-176. [DOI] [Web of Science]
1991
Cherix D., Chautems D., Fletcher D. J. C., Fortelius W., Gris G., Keller L., Passera L., Rosengren R., Vargo E. L., Walter F., 1991. Alternative reproductive strategies in Formica lugubris Zett (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ethology Ecology and Evolution 1(Sp. Iss. 1) pp. 61-66. [Web of Science]
Keller L., 1991. Mating system, sperm transfer and inbreeding avoidance in one ant species. p. 711 in Zoologia 91. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98(4).
Passera L., Keller L., Cariou A., Cantoni D., 1991. Maturation sexuelle chez la fourmi Iridomyrmex humilis, une espèce à accouplement intranidal. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 7 pp. 51-57.
Passera L., Vargo E.L., Keller L., 1991. Le nombre de reines chez les fourmis et sa conséquence sur l'organisations sociale. L'Année Biologique 30(3) pp. 137-173. [Web of Science]
Sartori M., Keller L., Thomas A G.B., Passera L., Sartori-Fausel A., 1991. Changes in duration of subimaginal stage, fecundity, and energetics of flight in the mayfly Siphlonurus aestivalis (Eaton) (Insecta; Ephemeroptera). p. 701 in Zoologia 91. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98(4).
1990
Keller L., Passera L., 1990. Fecundity of ant queens in relation to their age and the mode of colony founding. Insectes Sociaux 37(2) pp. 116-130. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Passera L., 1990. Régulation du nombre de reines chez la fourmi d'Argentine Iridomyrmex humilis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 6 pp. 287-293. [Document]
Passera L., Keller L., 1990. Loss of mating flight and shift in the pattern of carbohydrate storage in sexuals of ants (Hymenoptera; Formicidae). Journal of Comparative Physiology B Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 160(2) pp. 207-211. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Passera L., Keller L., 1990. Relations entre le poids la fécondité des reines de fourmis récemment accouplées et leur mode de fondation. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 6 pp. 211-218. [Document]
Passera L., Keller L., 1990. Shift in reproductive strategies and its consequences in sexuals of a polygynous ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr). pp. 247-248 in Veeresh K.G., Mallik B., Viraktamath C.A. (eds.) Social insects and the environment. Brill, Leiden.
Passera L., Keller L., Grimal A., Cherix D., Chautems D., Fletcher D.J.C., Fortelius W., Rosengren R., Vargo E., 1990. Carbohydrates as energy source during the flight of sexuals forms of the ant Formica lugubris (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomologia Generalis 15(1) pp. 25-32. [Web of Science]
1989
Cherix D., Chautems D., Fletcher D. J. C., Fortelius W., Gris G., Keller L., Passera L., Rosengren R., Vargo E. L., 1989. Le vol nuptial chez Formica lugubris Zett. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). 1. Facteurs influençant l 'apparition et l 'envol des sexués. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 5 pp. 45-54. [Document]
Keller L., Passera L., 1989. Physiologie des sexués femelles de fourmis (Hymenoptera; Formicidae) en relation avec le mode de fondation. Actes des Colloque Insectes Sociaux 5 pp. 63-68. [Document]
Keller L., Passera L., Suzzoni J.P., 1989. Queen execution in the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis. Physiological Entomology 14(2) pp. 157-163. [DOI] [Web of Science]
1988
Keller L., Passera L., 1988. Energy investment in gynes of the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr) in relation to the mode of colony founding in ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). International Journal of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 13(1) pp. 31-38. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Keller L., Passera L., Grimal A., 1988. Polygynie et reconnaissance coloniale chez la fourmi d'Argentine Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 4 pp. 253-260. [Document]
Passera L., Keller L., Suzzoni J. P., 1988. Control of brood male production in the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr). Insectes Sociaux 35(1) pp. 19-33. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Passera L., Keller L., Suzzoni J. P., 1988. Queen replacement in dequeened colonies of the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr). Psyche 95(1-2) pp. 59-65. [Document] [DOI]
1987
Keller L., Cherix D., 1987. Queen competition in polygynous societies and other implications of polygyny in the Argentine ant. p. 563 in Rembold J., Eder H. (eds.) Chemistry and biology of social insects. Peperny, München.
Passera L., Keller L., 1987. Energy investment during the differentiation of sexuals in the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologische Gesellschaft 60 pp. 249-260.
Passera L., Keller L., Suzzoni J. P., 1987. Male differentiation in the Argentine ant Iridomyrmex humilis. pp. 297-298 in Eder J., Rembold H. (eds.) Chemistry and biology of social insects. Verlag J. Peperny, München.
1985
Keller L., Cherix D., 1985. Approche expérimentale de la polygynie chez la fourmi d 'Argentine (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 2 pp. 263-279. [Document]
Phd thesis
Lengronne T., 12-2013. Social Dynamics in Paper Wasps: The case of nest-drifting in Polistes canadensis. Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.). [Document]
Nipitwattanaphon M., 2012. Single loci with major effects in fire ants : the effects of the complementary sex-determining locus and the green beard supergene on gene expression. 146 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller, L. (dir.).
Tarapore D., 2009. Role of genetic and social factors in modulating the efficiency of division of labour in social insects. 91 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Wurm Y., 2009. Sociogenetics of fire ants. 121 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Holzer B., 2008. The evolution of unicoloniality in ant societies : recognition, dispersal and population genetic structure. 101 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Chapuisat M. (dir.).
Vogel V., 2008. Population genetic structure in the native and introduced range of the Argentine ant/. 134 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Schwander T., 2007. Evolution, maintenance and ecological consequences of genetic caste determination in " Pogonomyrmex " harvester ants. 141 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Jemielity S., 2006. Studying the molecular causes of ageing in ants. 106 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Kümmerli R., 2006. When several queens reign: how polygyny affects social life in ants. 153 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Keller L. (dir.).
Rosset H., 2006. Impact of social structure variation on population genetics, social conflicts and life histories in ants. 94 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Chapuisat M. (dir.).
Reuter M., 2002. Conflict and co-operation in ant societies. Université de Lausanne, Faculté des sciences, Keller L. (dir.). [Document]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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