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Doctor of Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2001 2017

  • 542 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Poster
  • 1 Letter

Species tree, frequent HGT and gene conversions in Bdelloid Rotifers

Cariou, M., Henri, H., Debortoli, N., Terwagne, M., Hespeels, B., Virgo, J., De Vienne, D. & Van Doninck, K. 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
gene conversion
genetic recombination
sexual reproduction

Response to Signorovitch et al.

Flot, J. F., Debortoli, N., Hallet, B. & Van Doninck, K. 22 Aug 2016 In : Current Biology . 26, 16, p. R755

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Gene transfer
Horizontal Gene Transfer

Unravelling the invasion pathways of the quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis) into Western Europe

Marescaux, J., von Oheimb, K. C. M., Etoundi, E., von Oheimb, P. V., Albrecht, C., Wilke, T. & Van Doninck, K. 2016 In : Biological Invasions. 18, 1, p. 245-264

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dreissena bugensis
Western European region
Bayesian theory

Activities 2009 2010

  • 2 Participation in conference

14th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles

Van Doninck, K. (Speaker)
21 Sep 201024 Sep 2010

Activity: Participation in conference

12th International Rotifer Symposium ROTIFERA XII

Van Doninck, K. (Speaker)
16 Aug 200921 Aug 2009

Activity: Participation in conference


Androgenesis: origin and evolution in the freshwater clam genus Corbicula spp

Author: Etoundi, E., 19 Oct 2015

Supervisor: Kestemont, P. (President), Van Doninck, K. (Supervisor), Aron, S. (Jury), Backeljau, T. (Jury), Flot, J. (Jury) & Heude, C. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Asexual bdelloid rotifer Adineta vaga submitted to desiccation: gateway to genetic exchanges and mechanisms of extreme resistance.

Author: Hespeels, B., 21 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Van Doninck, K. (Supervisor), Danchin, E. (Jury), Schön, I. (Jury), De Bolle, X. (Jury) & Depiereux, É. (President)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Connecting the cell cycle and the pathogenicity of Brucella abortus. When a specific bacterial cell cycle arrest in G1 phase takes part in the colonization of mammalian cells

Author: Deghelt, M., 16 Dec 2013

Supervisor: De Bolle, X. (Supervisor), Letesson, J. (Supervisor), Muylkens, B. (Jury), Van Doninck, K. (President), THANBICHLER, M. (Jury) & ROOP II, R. M. (Jury)

Student thesis: Doc typesDoctor of Sciences

Contribution à l'étude des interactions hôte-parasite chez Adineta vaga, une espèce de rotifère bdelloide

Author: Renoz, F., 2009

Supervisor: Van Doninck, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster of Biology of organisms and ecology

Contribution à l'étude d'une espèce invasive: la palourde asiatique Corbicula spp.

Author: Marescaux, J., 2010

Supervisor: Van Doninck, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master typesMaster of Biology of organisms and ecology

Press / Media

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