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dr. J.A.J. (Hans) Breeuwer


  • Faculty of Science
    IBED
  • Visiting address
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  Room number: C3.208
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  94240
    1090 GE  Amsterdam
  • J.A.J.Breeuwer@uva.nl
    T: 0205257745

Research Interests

  • Evolutionary and ecological genetics of speciation
  • Evolution of host-symbiont associations
  • Genetics of reproductive systems
  • Phylogeny and phylogeography of mites and insects
  • Conservation genetics

Main projects

  • Genetics of post zygotic reproductive isolation in spider mites
  • The role of Wolbachia symbionts in speciation of the spider mite genus Tetranychus
  • Evolutionary genetics of Wolbachia -induced parthenogenesis in thelytokous mites of the genus Bryobia
  • Evolutionary genetics of thelytokousreproductioninthe Brevipalpus mite- Cardinium symbiont system
  • The role of gut micro-organisms in thrips host plant adaptation and thrips biotype formation
  • Conservation genetics of the grass snake Natrix natrix in the Netherlands

Teaching

Bachelor program:
Genetics and Evolution
Evolutionary Genetics and Ecology
Conservation Biology
Bachelor Thesis
Master program:
MSc Forensic Science

MSc Ecology and Evolution

2017

  • Swierts, T., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A., Leeuw de, C. A., Breeuwer, J. A. J., Cleary, D. F. R., & de Voogd, N. J. (2017). Globally intertwined evolutionary history of giant barrel sponges. Coral reefs. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-017-1585-6 

2016

2015

  • Sato, Y., Breeuwer, J. A. J., Egas, M., & Sabelis, M. W. (2015). Incomplete premating and postmating reproductive barriers between two parapatric populations of a social spider mite. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 65(3), 277-291. DOI: 10.1007/s10493-015-9878-3  [details] 

2014

  • Loayza-Muro, R. A., de Baat, M., Palomino, E. J., Kuperus, P., Kraak, M. H. S., Admiraal, W., & Breeuwer, H. (2014). Metals and altitude drive genetic diversity of chironomids in Andean streams. Freshwater Biology, 59(1), 56-63. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12245  [details] 
  • Sourassou, N. F., Hanna, R., Breeuwer, J. A. J., Negloh, K., de Moraes, G. J., & Sabelis, M. W. (2014). The endosymbionts Wolbachia and Cardinium and their effects in three populations of the predatory mite Neoseiulus paspalivorus. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 64(2), 207-221. DOI: 10.1007/s10493-014-9820-0  [details] 

2013

  • Famah Sourassou, N., Hanna, R., Negloh, K., Breeuwer, J. A. J., & Sabelis, M. W. (2013). Females as intraguild predators of males in cross-pairing experiments with phytoseiid mites. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 61(2), 173-182. DOI: 10.1007/s10493-013-9693-7  [details] 
  • Loayza Muro, R. A., Marticorena-Ruíz, J. K., Palomino, E. J., Merrit, C., Breeuwer, J. A. J., Kuperus, P., ... Admiraal, W. (2013). Ultraviolet-B-driven pigmentation and genetic diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates from high-altitude Andean streams. Freshwater Biology, 58(8), 1710-1719. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12161  [details] 

2012

  • Ros, V. I. D., Fleming, V. M., Feil, E. J., & Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2012). Diversity and recombination in Wolbachia and Cardinium from Bryobia spider mites. BMC Microbiology, 12(Suppl 1), [S13]. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-S1-S13  [details] 
  • de Vries, E. J., van de Wetering, F., van der Hoek, M. M., Jacobs, G., & Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2012). Symbiotic bacteria (Erwinia sp.) in the gut of Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) do not affect its ability to transmit tospovirus. European Journal of Entomology, 109(2), 261-266. [details] 
  • Sourassou, N. F., Hanna, R., Zannou, I., Breeuwer, J. A. J., de Moraes, G., & Sabelis, M. W. (2012). Morphological, molecular and cross-breeding analysis of geographic populations of coconut-mite associated predatory mites identified as Neoseiulus baraki: evidence for cryptic species? Experimental and Applied Acarology, 57(1), 15-36. DOI: 10.1007/s10493-012-9534-0  [details] 

2010

  • Xavier, J. R., Rachello-Dolmen, P. G., Parra-Velandia, F., Schönberg, C. H. L., Breeuwer, J. A. J., & van Soest, R. W. M. (2010). Molecular evidence of cryptic speciation in the "cosmopolitan" excavating sponge Cliona celata (Porifera, Clionaidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56(1), 13-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.03.030  [details] 
  • Xavier, J. R., van Soest, R. W. M., Breeuwer, J. A. J., Martins, A. M. F., & Menken, S. B. J. (2010). Phylogeography, genetic diversity and structure of the poecilosclerid sponge Phorbas fictitius at oceanic islands. Contributions to Zoology, 79(3), 119-129. [details] 
  • Soeter, A. M., Bakker, F. A. A., Velthuis, M., Verweij, R. A., Hoitinga, L., Marinkovic, M., ... Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2010). The selective environment: genetic adaptation of the midge Chironomus riparius to metal pollution. Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society Meeting, 21, 85-94. [details] 

2009

  • Ros, V. I. D., Fleming, V. M., Feil, E. J., & Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2009). How diverse is the genus Wolbachia? Multiple-gene sequencing reveals a putatively new Wolbachia supergroup recovered from spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(4), 1036-1043. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01109-08  [details] 
  • Ros, V. I. D., & Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2009). The effects of, and interactions between, Cardinium and Wolbachia in the doubly infected spider mite Bryobia sarothamni. Heredity, 102(4), 413-422. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2009.4  [details] 
  • Boonstra, M., Asselman, M., Maas, P., Verweij, R. A., Breeuwer, J. A. J., & Kraak, M. H. S. (2009). Persistence of chironomids in metal polluted environments. Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society Meeting, 20, 9-15. [details] 

2008

  • Ros, V. I. D., Breeuwer, J. A. J., & Menken, S. B. J. (2008). Origins of asexuality in Bryobia mites (Acari: Tetranychidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8, 153. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-153  [details] 
  • de Vries, E. J., van der Wurff, A. W. G., Jacobs, G., & Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2008). Onion thrips, Thrips tabaci, have gut bacteria that are closely related to the symbionts of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis. Journal of Insect Science, 8, 23. [details] 

1996

  • Breeuwer, J. A. J., & Jacobs, G. (1996). Wolbachia: Intracellular manipulators of mite reproduction. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 20(8), 421-434.

1993

  • Breeuwer, H., & Werren, J. H. (1993). CYTOPLASMIC INCOMPATIBILITY AND BACTERIAL DENSITY IN NASONIA-VITRIPENNIS. Genetics, 135(2), 565-574.
  • Breeuwer, H., & Werren, J. H. (1993). EFFECT OF GENOTYPE ON CYTOPLASMIC INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN 2 SPECIES OF NASONIA. Heredity, 70, 428-436.
  • Stouthamer, R., Breeuwer, H., LUCK, R. F., & Werren, J. H. (1993). MOLECULAR-IDENTIFICATION OF MICROORGANISMS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTHENOGENESIS. Nature, 361(6407), 66-68.

1990

  • Breeuwer, H., & Werren, J. H. (1990). MICROORGANISMS ASSOCIATED WITH CHROMOSOME DESTRUCTION AND REPRODUCTIVE ISOLATION BETWEEN 2 INSECT SPECIES. Nature, 346(6284), 558-560.

2012

  • Breeuwer, H., Ros, V. I. D., & Groot, T. V. M. (2012). Cardinium: the next addition to the family of reproductive parasites. In E. Zchori-Fein, & K. Bourtzis (Eds.), Manupulative tenants: bacteria associated with arthropods. (pp. 207-224). (Frontiers in microbiology; No. 1). Baco Raton, FL: CRC Press. [details] 

2013

  • de Baat, M., Loayza-Muro, R., Breeuwer, J. A. J., & Kraak, M. H. S. (2013). Metals and altitude drive genetic structure of chironomid communities in high altitude Andean streams. Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society Meeting, 24, 69.

2010

  • Breeuwer, J. A. J. (2010). Cause and consequence of haploid females in Brevipalpus mites.

Scientific position

  • Breeuwer, Hans (2014-2018): Uyttenboogaart-Eliasen Stichting.
  • Breeuwer, Hans (2014-2018): Nederlands Entomological Society.
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