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Selected Publications

*lab members


Cornwallis C, van't Padje A, Ellers J, Klein M, Jackson R, Kiers T, West S. Henry LM (2023) Symbiont shape feeding niches and diversification across insects. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1-23.


Goffredi S, Panossian B, Brzechffa C, Field N, King C, Moggioli G, Rouse GW, Martín-Durán JM, Henry LM (2023) A dynamic epibiont community associated with the bone eating worm Osedax. mBio e03140-22.

DOI: 10.1128/mbio.03140-22

Martín-Durán J, Moggioli G, Panossian B, Sun Y,  Thiel D, Martin-Zamora F, Tran M, Clifford A, Goffredi S,  Rimskaya-Korsakova N, Jekely G, Tresguerres M, Qian PY, Qiu JW, Rouse G, Henry LM (2023) Distinct genomic routes underlie transitions to specialised symbiotic lifestyles in deep sea annelid worms.

Nature Communications 14: 2814.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.438045

Jackson R, Patapiou PA, Golding G, Helantera H, Economou CK, Chapuisat M, Henry LM (2023) Evidence of phylosymbiosis in Formica ants.

Frontiers in Microbiology 14: 1044286.

DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1044286

Goldstein GB, de Anda Acosta Y, Henry LM, Parker BJ (2023) Variation in density, immune gene suppression, and coinfection outcomes among strains of the aphid endosymbiont Regiella insecticola. Evolution 77: 1704–1711.



Jackson R, Monnin D, Patapiou P, Golding G, Helanterä H, Oettler J, Heinze J, Wurm Y, Economou C, Chapuisat M, Henry LM (2022) Convergent evolution of a nutritional symbiosis in ants. ISME 16: 2114-2122.
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-022-01256-1 


 Jackson R, Henry LM, Wurm Y (2020) Evolution: The Legacy of Endosymbiosis inAnts. Current Biology 30: R1385-R1387. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.023

Monnin D, Jackson R, Kiers T, Bunker M, Ellers J, and Henry LM (2020) 
Parallel Evolution in the Integration of a Co-Obligate Aphid Symbiosis. 
Current Biology 30: 1949-1957.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.03.011


McLean AHC, Godfray HCJ, Ellers J, Henry LM (2019) Host relatedness influences the composition of aphid microbiomes. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 11: 808-816.

DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12795



Fisher RM, Henry LM, Cornwallis CK, Kiers ET, West SA (2017) The evolution of host-symbiont dependence. Nature Communications 15973.

DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15973


McLean AHC, Parker BJ, Hrcek J, Henry LM, Henry LM, Godfray HCJ (2016) Insect symbionts in food webs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 371: 1702. 

DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0325


Henry LM, Maiden MCJ, Ferrari J, Godfray HCJ (2015) Insect life history and the evolution of bacterial mutualism. Ecology Letters 18, 516-525.

DOI: 10.1111/ele.12425

Lukasik P, Guo H, van Asch M, Henry LM, Godfray HCJ, Ferrari J (2015) Horizontal transfer of facultative endosymbionts is limited by host relatedness. Evolution 69, 2757-2766. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12767


Chubaty AM, Ma BO, Stein RW, Gillespie DR, Henry LM, Phelan C, Palsson E, Simon FW, Roitberg BD (2014). On the evolution of omnivory in a community context. Ecology and Evolution 4:251 - 265.

DOI: 10.1002/ece3.923


Henry LM, Peccoud J, Simon J-C, Hadfield JD, Maiden MCJ, Ferrari J, Godfray HCJ (2013) Horizontally transmitted symbionts and host colonization of ecological niches. Current Biology 23, 1713-1717.

DOI: 0.1016/j.cub.2013.07.029

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