Rubin BER, Kautz S, Wray BD, Moreau CS. 2017 preprint and in review. Mutualistic acacia-ants show that specialized bacteria are not required for the evolution of herbivory. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/208215.

Rubin BER, Sanders JG, Turner KM, Pierce NE, Kocher SD. 2017 preprint and in review. Social behavior in bees influences the abundance of Sodalis (Enterobacteriaceae) symbionts. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/192617.

Moreau CS, Rubin BER. 2017. Diversity and persistence of the gut microbiome of the giant Neotropical bullet ant. Integrative & Comparative Biology icx037.

Rubin BER, Moreau CS. 2016. Comparative genomics reveals convergent rates of evolution in ant-plant mutualisms. Nature Communications 7: 12679.

Sullam KE, Rubin BER, Dalton CM, Kilham SS, Flecker AS, Russell JA. 2015. Divergence across diet, time and populations rules out parallel evolution in the gut microbiomes of Trinidadian guppies. ISME J 9(7): 1508-1522.

Rubin BER, Sanders JG, Hampton-Marcell J, Owens SM, Gilbert JA, Moreau CS. 2014. DNA extraction protocols cause differences in 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing efficiency but not in community profile composition or structure. MicrobiologyOpen 3(6): 910-921.

Rubin BER, Gibbons SM, Kennedy S, Hampton-Marcel J, Owens SM, Gilbert JA. 2013. Investigating the impact of storage conditions on microbial community composition in soil samples. PLoS ONE 8(7): e70460.

Kautz S, Rubin BER, Moreau CS. 2013. Bacterial Infections across the Ants: Frequency and Prevalence of Wolbachia, Spiroplasma, and Asaia. Psyche 2013: e936341.

Kautz S, Rubin BER, Russell JA, Moreau CS. 2013. Surveying the microbiome of ants: Comparing 454 pyrosequencing with traditional methods to uncover bacterial diversity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(2): 525-534.

Moreau CS, Wray BD, Czekanski-Moir JE, Rubin BER. 2013. DNA preservation: A test of commonly used preservatives for insects. Invertebrate Systematics 27: 81-86.

Rubin BER, Anderson RM, Kennedy D, Palmer TM, Stanton ML, Lovette IJ. 2013. Polygyny in the nest-site limited acacia-ant Crematogaster mimosae. Insectes Sociaux 60(2): 231-241.

Rubin BER, Ree RH, Moreau CS. 2012. Inferring phylogenies from RAD sequence data. PLoS ONE 7(4) e33394.

Rubin BE, Makarewich CA, Talaba AL, Stenzler L, Bogdanowicz SM, Lovette IJ. 2009. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from the acacia-ant Crematogaster mimosae. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(4): 1212-1214.