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Areas of expertise

Infectiology, host-pathogen interactions, pathogenic bacteria, microscopy, live cell imaging, cellular infections, microbiology, genetics and molecular biology.


PhD in Sciences

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Université de Namur

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Projects 2018 2019

Research Output 2010 2018

  • 369 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Poster

Molecular insights into Vibrio cholerae's intra-amoebal host-pathogen interactions

Van der Henst, C., Vanhove, A. S., Drebes Dörr, N. C., Stutzmann, S., Stoudmann, C., Clerc, S., Scrignari, T., Maclachlan, C., Knott, G. & Blokesch, M., 1 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, p. 3460 3460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Host-Pathogen Interactions
Vibrio cholerae
14 Downloads (Pure)

An intracellular replication niche for Vibrio cholerae in the amoeba Acanthamoeba castellanii

Van Der Henst, C., Scrignari, T., Maclachlan, C. & Blokesch, M., 1 Apr 2016, In : ISME Journal. 10, 4, p. 897-910 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acanthamoeba castellanii
Vibrio cholerae

Independent Regulation of Type VI Secretion in Vibrio cholerae by TfoX and TfoY

Metzger, L. C., Stutzmann, S., Scrignari, T., Van der Henst, C., Matthey, N. & Blokesch, M., 3 May 2016, In : Cell Reports. 15, 5, p. 951-958 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibrio cholerae
Gene transfer
Mental Competency

Detecting envelope stress by monitoring β-barrel assembly

Cho, S-H., Szewczyk, J., Pesavento, C., Zietek, M., Banzhaf, M., Roszczenko, P., Asmar, A., Laloux, G., Hov, A-K., Leverrier, P., Van der Henst, C., Vertommen, D., Typas, A. & Collet, J-F., 2014, In : Cell Cycle. 159, 7, p. 1652-64 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signal Transduction
33 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Brucella abortus


Bauchau fund Award.

Charles Van der Henst (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Best Oral Presentation

Charles Van der Henst (Recipient), 23 Mar 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best poster prize

Charles Van der Henst (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best poster prize

Charles Van der Henst (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best poster prize

Charles Van der Henst (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Characterization of PdhS functions, an essential and polarly localized histidine kinase, in Brucella abortus

Author: Van der Henst, C., 12 Mar 2012

Supervisor: De Bolle, X. (Supervisor), Letesson, J. (Supervisor), Renard, P. (President), Collet, J. (External person) (Jury), Brun, Y. V. (External person) (Jury), Mc KINNEY, J. (External person) (Jury) & Hallet, B. (External person) (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences