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Sanger, T. J., & Rajakumar, R. (2019). How a growing organismal perspective is adding new depth to integrative studies of morphological evolution. Biological Reviews, 94(1), 184-198.

Oettler, J., Platschek, T., Schmidt, C., Rajakumar, R., Favé, M. J., et al. (2019). Interruption points in the wing gene regulatory network underlying wing polyphenism evolved independently in male and female morphs in Cardiocondyla ants. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 332(1-2), 7-16.


Armisén, D., Rajakumar, R., Friedrich, M., Benoit, J. B., Robertson, H. M., et al. (2018). The genome of the water strider Gerris buenoi reveals expansions of gene repertoires associated with adaptations to life on the water. BMC genomics, 19(1), 1-16.

Filowitz, G. L., Rajakumar, R., O’Shaughnessy, K. L., & Cohn, M. J. (2018). Cartilaginous fishes provide insights into the origin, diversification, and sexually dimorphic expression of vertebrate estrogen receptor genes. Molecular biology and evolution, 35(11), 2695-2701.

Rajakumar, R., Koch, S., Couture, M., Favé, M. J., Lillico-Ouachour, A., et al. (2018). Social regulation of a rudimentary organ generates complex worker-caste systems in ants. Nature, 562(7728), 574-577.

Jia, Y., Xu, R. G., Ren, X., Ewen-Campen, B., Rajakumar, R., et al. (2018). Next-generation CRISPR/Cas9 transcriptional activation in Drosophila using flySAM. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(18), 4719-4724.

Béhague, J., Fisher, B. L., Péronnet, R., Rajakumar, R., Abouheif, E., & Molet, M. (2018). Lack of interruption of the gene network underlying wing polyphenism in an early‐branching ant genus. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 330(2), 109-117.


Alvarado, S., Rajakumar, R., Abouheif, E., & Szyf, M. (2015). Epigenetic variation in the Egfr gene generates quantitative variation in a complex trait in ants. Nature communications, 6(1), 1-9.



Abouheif, E., Favé, M. J., Ibarrarán-Viniegra, A. S., Lesoway, M. P., Rafiqi, A. M., & Rajakumar, R. (2014). Eco-evo-devo: the time has come. Ecological genomics, 107-125.



Rajakumar, R. (2013). The developmental basis of caste evolution in ants (Doctoral dissertation, McGill University).

Rajakumar, R., & Abouheif, E. (2013). Ancestral Developmental Potential: a new tool for animal breeding? Breeders Roundtable, 5.


Rajakumar, R., San Mauro, D., Dijkstra, M. B., Huang, M. H., Wheeler, D. E., et al. (2012). Ancestral developmental potential facilitates parallel evolution in ants. Science, 335(6064), 79-82.


Smith, C. D., Zimin, A., Holt, C., Abouheif, E., Benton, R., et al. (2011). Draft genome of the globally widespread and invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humile). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(14), 5673-5678.

Smith, C. R., Smith, C. D., Robertson, H. M., Helmkampf, M., Zimin, A., et al. (2011). Draft genome of the red harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(14), 5667-5672.

Suen, G., Teiling, C., Li, L., Holt, C., Abouheif, E., et al. (2011). The genome sequence of the leaf-cutter ant Atta cephalotes reveals insights into its obligate symbiotic lifestyle. PLoS genetics, 7(2), e1002007.

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