Publications and communications of Benjamin G Dewals

Egyptien, S., Brutinel, F., Ponthier, J., Ectors, F., Dewals, B. G., & Deleuze, S. (September 2022). Calcein Violet, a validated marker of membrane integrity in bulls and stallions. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 57 (S4), 1-111.

Chen, D., Nemazanyy, I., Peulen, O., Shostak, K., Xu, X., Tang, S. C., Wathieu, C., Turchetto, S., Tielens, S., Nguyen, L., Close, P., Desmet, C., Klein, S., Florin, A., Büttner, R., Petrellis, G., Dewals, B. G., & Chariot, A. (2022). Elp3-mediated codon-dependent translation promotes mTORC2 activation and regulates macrophage polarization. EMBO Journal, 109353. doi:10.15252/embj.2021109353

Egyptien, S., Brutinel, F., Ponthier, J., Ectors, F., Dewals, B. G., & Deleuze, S. (August 2022). Validation of Calcein Violet as a new marker of semen membrane integrity in Apis mellifera drones. Paper presented at Apimondia Apicultural Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.

Egyptien, S., Brutinel, F., Ponthier, J., Ectors, F., Dewals, B. G., & Deleuze, S. (June 2022). Calcein violet, a validated marker of membrane integrity in dogs. Poster session presented at 2022 ISCFR-EVSSAR Congress, Milan, Italy.

Wathieu, C., Tielens, S., Lavergne, A., Shostak, K., Rolot, M., El Hachem, N., Xu, X., Close, P., Nguyen, L., Desmet, C., Dewals, B. G., & CHARIOT, A. (10 May 2022). A role for the tRNA-modifying enzyme Elp3 in tuft cell differentiation and in the immune response in the intestine. Paper presented at Type 2 Immunity in Early Life Symposium, Liège, Belgium.

Petrellis, G., Rolot, M., Preure, A., Wathieu, C., Dougall, A., Chetty, A., CHARIOT, A., Hornsell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (09 May 2022). IL-4rα-dependent Lung Macrophage Responses To Helminths Increase Permissiveness To Gammaherpesvirus Infection. Paper presented at Type 2 Immunity in Early Life, Liège, Belgium.

Petrellis, G., Rolot, M., Preure, A., Wathieu, C., Dougall, A., Chetty, A., Chariot, A., Hornsell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (30 November 2021). Il-4rα-dependent Lung Macrophage Response To Helminth Increases Permissiveness To Gammaherpesvirus Infection. Paper presented at Belgian Society of Parasitology & Protistology Annual scientific meeting, Antwerp, Belgium.

Petrellis, G., Rolot, M., Preure, A., Wathieu, C., Dougall, A., Chetty, A., Chariot, A., Horsnell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (November 2021). IL-4 receptor signaling regulates lung macrophages during helminth coinfection resulting in enhanced gammaherpesvirus permissiveness. Poster session presented at Translational Immunology, Ghent, Belgium.

Chetty, A., Darby, M. G., Vornewald, P. M., Martín-Alonso, M., Filz, A., Ritter, M., McSorley, H. J., Masson, L., Smith, K., Brombacher, F., O'Shea, M. K., Cunningham, A. F., Ryffel, B., Oudhoff, M. J., Dewals, B. G., Layland, L. E., & Horsnell, W. G. C. (2021). Il4ra-independent vaginal eosinophil accumulation following helminth infection exacerbates epithelial ulcerative pathology of HSV-2 infection. Cell Host and Microbe, 29 (4), 579-593.e5. doi:10.1016/j.chom.2021.02.004

Razafimahefa, R. M., Ludwig-Begall, L., Diallo, M. A., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Nivelles, O., Deketelaere, C., Mauroy, A., & Thiry, E. (2021). Development of a Specific Anti-capsid Antibody- and Magnetic Bead-Based Immunoassay to Detect Human Norovirus Particles in Stool Samples and Spiked Mussels via Flow Cytometry. Food and Environmental Virology. doi:10.1007/s12560-021-09494-w

Dourcy, M., Maquet, C., Dams, L., Gilliaux, G., Javaux, J., Desmecht, D., Mack, M., Dewals, B. G., Machiels, B.* , & Gillet, L.*. (2020). A gammaherpesvirus licenses CD8 T cells to protect the host from pneumovirus-induced immunopathologies. Mucosal Immunology. doi:10.1038/s41385-020-0293-7
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Rolot, M., Preure, A., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., & Dewals, B. G. (06 March 2020). Helminth infection is associated with the accumulation of lung interstitial macrophages and increased susceptibility to γ-herpesvirus infection in C57BL/6 mice. Paper presented at GIGA Seminar.

Mbow, M., Lell, B., Jochems, S. P., Cisse, B., Mboup, S., Dewals, B. G., Jaye, A., Dieye, A., & Yazdanbakhsh, M. (2020). COVID-19 in Africa: Dampening the storm? Science (New York, N.Y.), 369 (6504), 624-626. doi:10.1126/science.abd3902

Myster, F., Gong, M., Javaux, J., Suárez, N., Wilkie, G., Connelley, T., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (2020). Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 genes A7 and A8 regulate viral spread and are essential for malignant catarrhal fever. PLoS Pathogens. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1008405

Rolot, M., & Dewals, B. G. (2020). Unconventional CD45RA+ memory CD8 T cells to control HIV infection during antiretroviral therapy. Cellular & molecular immunology. doi:10.1038/s41423-020-0478-8

Preure, A., Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., & Dewals, B. G. (19 December 2019). Helminth infection is associated with the accumulation of lung interstitial macrophages and increased susceptibility to gammaherpesvirus infection in C57BL/6 mice. Paper presented at Belgian Society of Virology (BELVIR).

Rolot, M., Preure, A., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., & Dewals, B. G. (02 December 2019). Helminth infection is associated with the accumulation of lung interstitial macrophages and increased susceptibility to gammaherpesvirus infection in C57BL/6 mice. Paper presented at Keystone Symposia - Helminths: New Insights from Immunity to Global Health (T4).

Dewals, B. G. (December 2019). Helminth-induced interleukin 4 expands bystander memory T cells for early control of viral infection. Paper presented at Seventh annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Preure, A., Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., & Dewals, B. G. (08 November 2019). Helminth infection is associated with the accumulation of lung interstitial macrophages and increased susceptibility to gammaherpesvirus infection in C57BL/6 mice. Paper presented at FARAH Day.

Rolot, M., Preure, A., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., & Dewals, B. G. (24 June 2019). Helminth infection is associated with expansion of lung interstitial macrophages and increased susceptibility to gammaherpesvirus infection in C57BL/6 mice. Paper presented at Type 2 Immunology Meeting, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Darby, M. G., Chetty, A., Mrjden, D., Rolot, M., Smith, K., MacKowiak, C., Sedda, D., Nyangahu, D., Jaspan, H., Toellner, K.-M., Waisman, A., Quesniaux, V., Ryffel, B., Cunningham, A. F., Dewals, B. G., Brombacher, F., & Horsnell, W. G. C. (2019). Pre-conception maternal helminth infection transfers via nursing long-lasting cellular immunity against helminths to offspring. Science Advances, 5 (5). doi:10.1126/sciadv.aav3058

Horsnell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (2019). Parasitic infections and maternal immunity. Parasite Immunology, 41 (3), 12615. doi:10.1111/pim.12615

Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., Lallemand, F., Machiels, B., Martinive, P., Gillet, L., & Dewals, B. G. (2019). Recruitment of hepatic macrophages from monocytes is independent of IL-4Ralpha but is associated with ablation of resident macrophages in schistosomiasis. European Journal of Immunology. doi:10.1002/eji.201847796

Sorel, O., & Dewals, B. G. (January 2019). The Critical Role of Genome Maintenance Proteins in Immune Evasion During Gammaherpesvirus Latency. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9 (3315). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.03315

Myster, F., Javaux, J., Van Campe, W., Roels, S., Mostin, L., van den Berg, T., Kerkhofs, P., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (20 December 2018). RNA-seq analysis of latently-infected CD8+ T lymphocytes during bovine malignant catarrhal fever reveals unconventional TCR cell activation. Paper presented at Sixth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Wathieu, C., Tielens, S., Rolot, M., Shostak, K., Close, P., Dewals, B. G., & CHARIOT, A. (16 October 2018). A role for the tRNA-modifying enzyme Elp3 in tuft cell differentiation and in the immune response in the intestine. Poster session presented at EMBO workshop From epigenomen towards epitranscriptome in cell fate choice, Capri, Italy.

Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Javaux, J., Brombacher, F., & Dewals, B. G. (24 September 2018). Lyz2-specific deletion of IL-4 receptor alpha chain in schistosomiasis does not preclude Ly6Chigh monocytes as the main source of liver macrophages but impairs alternative activation and increase inflammation. Paper presented at Molecular and Cellular Biology of Helminth Parasites XII Conference, Hydra, Greece.

Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Chetty, A., Javaux, J., Chen, T., Xiao, X., Machiels, B., Selkirk, M., Maizels, R., Hokke, C., Denis, O., Brombacher, F., Vanderplasschen, A., Gillet, L., Horsnell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (August 2018). Helminth-induced IL-4 expands bystander memory CD8+ T cells for early control of viral infection. Paper presented at Molecular and Cellular Biology of Helminth Parasites XII Conference, Hydra, Greece.

Dewals, B. G., Layland, L. E., Prazeres da Costa, C., & Horsnell, W. G. (2018). Maternal helminth infections and the shaping of offspring immunity. Parasite Immunology, 12599. doi:10.1111/pim.12599

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Javaux, J., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., LALLEMAND, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B. N., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (2018). Correction to: A gammaherpesvirus provides protection against allergic asthma by inducing the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages with regulatory monocytes (Nature Immunology, (2017), 18, 12, (1310-1320), 10.1038/ni.3857). Nature Immunology, 19 (9), 1035. doi:10.1038/s41590-017-0024-8

Ortiz, K., Javaux, J., Simon, M., Petit, T., Clavel, S., Lamglait, B., Blanc, B., Brunet, A., Myster, F., Li, H., & Dewals, B. G. (2018). Seroprevalence of malignant catarrhal fever virus in captive wildebeest (Connochaetes sp.) in France. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. doi:10.1111/tbed.12929

Rolot, M., & Dewals, B. G. (2018). Macrophage Activation and Functions during Helminth Infection: Recent Advances from the Laboratory Mouse. Journal of Immunology Research, 2018, 2790627. doi:10.1155/2018/2790627

Rolot, M., Dougall, A. M., Chetty, A., Javaux, J., Chen, T., Xiao, X., Machiels, B., Selkirk, M. E., Maizels, R. M., Hokke, C., Denis, O., Brombacher, F., Vanderplasschen, A., Gillet, L., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Dewals, B. G. (2018). Helminth-induced IL-4 expands bystander memory CD8(+) T cells for early control of viral infection. Nature Communications, 9 (1), 4516. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-06978-5

Myster, F., Javaux, J., Van Campe, W., Roels, S., Mostin, L., Kerkhofs, P., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (07 December 2017). Towards the development of an effective vaccine against malignant catarrhal fever. Paper presented at Fifth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Sorel, O., Chen, T., Myster, F., Javaux, J., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (07 December 2017). Macavirus latency-associated protein evades immune detection through regulation of protein synthesis in cis depending upon its glycin/glutamate-rich domain. Paper presented at Fifth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Dewals, B. G. (04 December 2017). Alternatives for MCF vaccine development. Paper presented at MCF strategic planning meeting.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Javaux, J., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Lallemand, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B. N., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (December 2017). A gammaherpesviru provides protection against allergic asthma by inducing the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages with regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at Belgian Society for Virology.

Sorel, O., Chen, T., Myster, F., Javaux, J., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (23 October 2017). Macavirus latency-associated protein evades immune detection through regulation of protein synthesis in cis depending upon its glycin/glutamate-rich domain. PLoS Pathogens, 13 (10), 1006691. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006691

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Javaux, J., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Lallemand, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (October 2017). A gammaherpesvirus provides protection against allergic asthma by inducing the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages with regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at Farah Day 2017.

Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Gillet, L., Brombacher, F., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (September 2017). IL-4Ra-dependent macrophage responses in the liver during murine schistosomiasis. Poster session presented at 47th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Immunology, Erlangen, Germany.

Webb, L. M.* , Lundie, R. J.* , Borger, J. G., Brown, S. L., Connor, L. C., Cartwright, A. N. R., Dougall, A. M., Wilbers, R. H. P., Cook, P. C., Jackson-Jones, L. H., Phytian-Adams, A. T., Johansson, C., Davis, D. M., Dewals, B. G., Ronchese, F., & MacDonald, A. S. (15 August 2017). A central role for Type I IFN in Th2 response induction by dendritic cells. EMBO Journal, 36 (16), 2404-2418.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Myster, F., Davison, A., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (30 July 2017). A7 gene expression is essential for alcelaphine herpesvirus 1-driven CD8+ T cell expansion and typical malignant catarrhal fever. Paper presented at International Herpesvirus Workshop, Gand, Belgium.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Javaux, J., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Lallemand, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (July 2017). A gammaherpesvirus provides protection against allergic asthma by inducing the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages with regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at International Herpesvirus Workshop.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Lallemand, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (May 2017). A gammaherpesvirus infection protects against allergic asthma through the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages by regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at Immunology Day - FNRS immunology doctoral school.

Dewals, B. G. (2017). Wildebeest-derived malignant catarrhal fever: a peripheral T cell lymphoproliferative disease caused by gammaherpesvirus latency. Paper presented at 42nd International herpesvirus Workshop, Ghent, Belgium.

Hoving, J. C., Cutler, A. J., Leeto, M., Dewals, B. G., Nieuwenhuizen, N. E., & Brombacher, F. (2017). Interleukin 13-mediated colitis in the absence of IL-4Rα signalling. Gut. doi:10.1136/gutjnl-2016-313208

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Javaux, J., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Lallemand, F., Martinive, P., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B. N., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (2017). A gammaherpesvirus provides protection against allergic asthma by inducing the replacement of resident alveolar macrophages with regulatory monocytes. Nature Immunology. doi:10.1038/ni.3857

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (December 2016). A respiratory gammaherpesvirus infection protects against allergic asthma through alveolar recruitment of regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at Belgium Society for Virology.

Myster, F., Davison, A., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (December 2016). A7 gene expression is essential for alcelaphine herpesvirus 1-driven CD8+ T cell expansion and typical malignant catarrhal fever. Paper presented at Fourth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Guilliams, M., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (November 2016). A respiratory gammaherpesvirus infection protects against allergic asthma through alveolar recruitment of regulatory monocytes. Paper presented at Société Française d'Immunologie.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (October 2016). The lung imprinting by gammaherpesvirus infection protects agaient HDM-induced asthma development. Paper presented at Farah Day 2016.

Cunha, C. W., Taus, N. S., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Knowles, D. P., & Li, H. (03 August 2016). Replacement of Glycoprotein B in Alcelaphine Herpesvirus 1 by Its Ovine Herpesvirus 2 Homolog : Implications in Vaccine Development for Sheep-Associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever. mSphere, 1 (4), 00108-16. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00108-16

Sorel, O., Myster, F., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (23 July 2016). Self-inhibition of synthesis reduces antigen presentation of the alcelaphine herpesvirus 1-encoded latency-associated protein, aLANA. Paper presented at 41st International Herpesvirus Workshop, Madison, United States.

Rolot, M., Dougall, A., Chetty, A., Selkirk, M., Brombacher, F., Horsnell, W., & Dewals, B. G. (20 May 2016). Helminth-driven type 2 inflammation enhances CD8+ T cell-mediated control of acute gammaherpesvirus infection. Paper presented at Joint BSPP-NVP spring meeting “Vectors & Parasites”, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Horsnell, W. G. C., & Dewals, B. G. (2016). RELMs in the Realm of Helminths. Trends in Parasitology. doi:10.1016/j.pt.2016.04.011

Myster, F., van Beurden, S. J., Sorel, O., Suarez, N. M., Vanderplasschen, A., Davison, A. J., & Dewals, B. G. (2016). Genomic duplication and translocation of reactivation transactivator and bZIP-homolog genes is a conserved event in alcelaphine herpesvirus 1. Scientific Reports, 6, 38607. doi:10.1038/srep38607

Sorel, O., & Dewals, B. G. (2016). MicroRNAs in large herpesvirus DNA genomes: recent advances. Biomolecular Concepts, 7 (4), 229-39. doi:10.1515/bmc-2016-0017

Dougall, A., Rolot, M., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (December 2015). Helminth-induced inflammation enhances cytotoxic T cell–mediated control of γ-herpesvirus infection. Paper presented at Fourth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (December 2015). A gammaherpesvirus infection protects from allergic asthma development. Paper presented at Belgian Society for Virology.

Myster, F., van Beurden, S., Davison, A., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (December 2015). Genome sequencing of alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 C500 BAC clone and WC11 attenuated strain identified duplicated and deleted regions involving ORF50, A6, A7 and A8. Paper presented at Fourth annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Gandar, F., Wilkie, G. S., Gatherer, D., Kerr, K., Marlier, D., Diez, M., Marschang, R. E., Mast, J., Dewals, B. G., Davison, A. J., & Vanderplasschen, A. (November 2015). The genome of a tortoise herpesvirus (testudinid herpesvirus 3) has a novel structure and contains a large region that is not required for replication in vitro or virulence in vivo. Journal of Virology, 89 (22), 11438-11456. doi:10.1128/JVI.01794-15

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (November 2015). A gammaherpes. Paper presented at Belgian Society for Microbiology.

Sorel, O., Tuddenham, L., Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Kerkhofs, P., Pfeffer, S., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (November 2015). Small RNA deep sequencing identifies viral microRNAs during malignant catarrhal fever induced by alcelaphine herpesvirus 1. Journal of General Virology, 96 (11), 3360-3372. doi:10.1099/jgv.0.000272

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Xiao, X., Mesnil, C., Sabatel, C., Desmecht, D., Hammad, H., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Lambrecht, B., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (October 2015). A gammaherpesvirus infection protects from allergic asthma development. Paper presented at Farah Day 2015.

Dougall, A., Rolot, M., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (September 2015). Helminth-induced inflammation controls murine γ-herpesvirus replication in the lung. Paper presented at Molecular and Cellular Biology of Helminth Parasites IX.

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Sorel, O., Bouillenne, F., De Pauw, E., schwartz-Cornil, I., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (2015). Viral semaphorin inhibits dendritic cell phagocytosis and migration but is not essential for γ-herpesvirus-induced lymphoproliferation in malignant catarrhal fever. Journal of Virology. doi:10.1128/JVI.03634-14

Dourcy, M., Machiels, B., Zeippen, C., Desmecht, D., Vanderplasschen, A., Dewals, B. G., Gillet, L., Dumoulin, J. (Other coll.), & Javaux, J. (Other coll.). (12 December 2014). Murid herpesvirus 4 infection protects mice from the development of an anti-pneumovirus vaccine-induced TH2 immunopathology. Poster session presented at Cell Symposia: The Multifaceted Roles of Type 2 Immunity, Bruges, Belgium.

Machiels, B., Dourcy, M., Sabatel, C., Mesnil, C., Javaux, J., Desmecht, D., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., Bureau, F., & Gillet, L. (12 December 2014). A gammaherpesvirus infection protects against allergic asthma. Poster session presented at The multifaced roles of type 2 immunity.

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Sorel, O., Bouillenne, F., De Pauw, E., Schwartz-Cornile, I., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (08 December 2014). Viral semaphorin inhibits dendritic cell phagocytosis and migration but is not essential for γ-herpesvirus-induced lymphoproliferation in malignant catarrhal fever. Paper presented at Second Belvir annual meeting, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Dougall, A., Rolot, M., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (December 2014). Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced inflammation inhibits γ-herpesvirus replication. Poster session presented at cell-symposia: the multifaceted roles of the immunity.

Parameswaran, N., Dewals, B. G., Giles, T. C., Deppmann, C., Blythe, M., Vanderplasschen, A., Emes, R. D., & Haig, D. (2014). The A2 gene of alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 is a transcriptional regulator affecting cytotoxicity in virus-infected T cells but is not required for malignant catarrhal fever induction in rabbits. Virus Research. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2014.04.003

Dewals, B. G., & Vanderplasschen, A. (March 2014). Wildebeest-virus symbiosis. International Innovation, 134.

Thawer, S. G., Horsnell, W. G., Darby, M., Hoving, J. C., Dewals, B. G., Cutler, A. J., Lang, D., & Brombacher, F. (March 2014). Lung-resident CD4 T cells are sufficient for IL-4Ralpha-dependent recall immunity to Nippostrongylus brasiliensis infection. Mucosal Immunology, 7 (2), 239-248. doi:10.1038/mi.2013.40

Dewals, B. G. (04 December 2013). Vaccine Candidate Development Against Malignant Catarrhal Fever. Paper presented at Informa Life Sciences’ 8th Annual conference on Veterinary Vaccines.

PALMEIRA, L., Sorel, O., Van Campe, W., Boudry, C., Roels, S., Myster, F., Reschner, A., Coulie, P., Kerkhofs, P., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (December 2013). An Essential Role for γ-herpesvirus Latency-associated Nuclear Antigen Homolog in an Acute Lymphoproliferative Disease of Cattle. Paper presented at First annual meeting of the Belgian Society for Virology.

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Sorel, O., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (30 October 2013). THE ROLE OF ALCELAPHINE HERPESVIRUS 1 SEMAPHORIN 7A-HOMOLOG SECRETED 115 KDA GLYCOPROTEIN. Poster session presented at EMBO Workshop on Semaphorin function and mechanism of action, Paris, France.

Horsnell, W. G. C., Darby, M. G., Hoving, J. C., Nieuwenhuizen, N., McSorley, H. J., Ndlovu, H., Bobat, S., Kimberg, M., Kirstein, F., Cutler, A. J., Dewals, B. G., Cunningham, A. F., & Brombacher, F. (October 2013). IL-4Ralpha-associated antigen processing by B cells promotes immunity in Nippostrongylus brasiliensis infection. PLoS Pathogens, 9 (10), 1003662. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003662

Palmeira, L., Sorel, O., Van Campe, W., Boudry, C., Roels, S., Myster, F., Reschner, A., Coulie, P. G., Kerkhofs, P., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (2013). An essential role for gamma-herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigen homolog in an acute lymphoproliferative disease of cattle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi:10.1073/pnas.1216531110

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Sorel, O., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (18 January 2013). THE ROLE OF ALCELAPHINE HERPESVIRUS 1 SEMAPHORIN 7A-HOMOLOGUE SECRETED 115 KDA GLYCOPROTEIN DURING MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER. Paper presented at 4th ESVV herpesvirus symposium, 17-18 janvier 2013, Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Sorel, O., Myster, F., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (18 January 2013). Cis-acting inhibition of MHC class I-restricted epitope presentation by Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 genome maintenance protein. Poster session presented at 4th ESVV herpesvirus symposium, Zurich, Switzerland.

Myster, F., Sorel, O., Palmeira, L., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (2012). La forme africaine du coryza gangreneux est une maladie lymphoproliférative létale causée par l’herpèsvirus alcélaphin 1. Virologie, 16 (5), 299-314. doi:10.1684/vir.2012.0461

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (July 2011). Investigation on the Role of the Viral Semaphorin encoded by the A3 Gene of Alcelaphine Herpesvirus 1 in the Induction of Malignant Catarrhal Fever. Poster session presented at 36th Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, Gdansk, Poland.

Dewals, B. G., Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Gillet, L., Ackermann, M., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2011). Ex vivo bioluminescent detection of Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 infection during malignant catarrhal fever. Journal of Virology, 85 (14), 6941-54. doi:10.1128/JVI.00286-11

Dewals, B. G., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2011). Malignant catarrhal fever induced by Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 is characterized by an expansion of activated CD3+CD8+CD4- T cells expressing a cytotoxic phenotype in both lymphoid and non-lymphoid tissues. Veterinary Research, 42 (1), 95. doi:10.1186/1297-9716-42-95

Li, H., Cunha, C. W., Gailbreath, K. L., O'Toole, D., White, S. N., Vanderplasschen, A., Dewals, B. G., Knowles, D. P., & Taus, N. S. (2011). Characterization of ovine herpesvirus 2-induced malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits. Veterinary Microbiology, 150 (3-4), 270-277. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.02.016

Machiels, B., Lété, C., Defays, K., Mast, J., Dewals, B. G., Stevenson, P. G., Vanderplasschen, A., & Gillet, L. (2011). Bovine Herpesvirus 4 Bo10 gene encodes a nonessential viral envelope protein that regulates viral tropism through both positive and negative effects. Journal of Virology, 85 (2), 1011-1024. doi:10.1128/JVI.01092-10

Machiels, B., LETE, C., de Fays, K., Mast, J., Dewals, B. G., Stevenson, P. G., Vanderplasschen, A., & Gillet, L. (November 2010). The bovine herpesvirus 4 Bo10 gene encodes a non-essential viral envelope protein that regulates viral tropism through both positive and negative effects. Paper presented at Belgian Society for Microbiology.

Machiels, B., LETE, C., de Fays, K., Mast, J., Dewals, B. G., Stevenson, P. G., Vanderplasschen, A., & Gillet, L. (November 2010). The bovine herpesvirus 4 Bo10 gene encodes a non-essential viral envelope protein that regulates viral tropism through both positive and negative effects. Paper presented at Joint glycobiology Meeting.

Myster, F., Palmeira, L., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (November 2010). The A3 gene of Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 encodes a viral semaphorin that is non-essential for the induction of malignant catarrhal fever. Paper presented at Molecular dialogue in host-parasite interaction, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Dewals, B. G., Hoving, J. C., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Brombacher, F. (2010). Control of Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced inflammation by IL-4-responsive CD4+CD25−CD103+Foxp3− cells is IL-10-dependent. European Journal of Immunology, 40, 2837-2847. doi:10.1002/eji.200940075

Dewals, B. G., Marillier, R. G., Hoving, J. C., Leeto, M., Schwegmann, A., & Brombacher, F. (2010). IL-4Ralpha-independent expression of mannose receptor and Ym1 by macrophages depends on their IL-10 responsiveness. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4 (5), 689. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000689

Horsnell, W. G., Vira, A., Kirstein, F., Mearns, H., Hoving, J. C., Cutler, A. J., Dewals, B. G., Myburgh, E., Kimberg, M., Arendse, B., White, N., Lopata, A., Burger, P. E., & Brombacher, F. (January 2010). IL-4Ralpha-responsive smooth muscle cells contribute to initiation of T(H)2 immunity and pulmonary pathology in Nippostrongylus brasiliensis infections. Mucosal Immunology, 4 (1), 83-92. doi:10.1038/mi.2010.46

Marillier, R. G., Brombacher, T. M., Dewals, B. G., Leeto, M., Barkhuizen, M., Govender, D., Kellaway, L., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Brombacher, F. (2010). IL-4R{alpha}-responsive smooth muscle cells increase intestinal hypercontractility and contribute to resistance during acute Schistosomiasis. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, 298 (6), 943-51. doi:10.1152/ajpgi.00321.2009

Thirion, M., Machiels, B., Farnir, F., Donofrio, G., Gillet, L., Dewals, B. G., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2010). Bovine herpesvirus 4 ORF73 is dispensable for viral growth in vitro but is essential for viral persistence in vivo. Journal of General Virology, 91 (10), 2574-84. doi:10.1099/vir.0.023192-0

Dewals, B. G., Myster, F., Massart, F., & Vanderplasschen, A. (11 December 2009). Ex vivo bioluminescent detection of alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 infection during malignant catarrhal fever induced in rabbits. Poster session presented at Analyzing complex microbial communities and their host microbe interactions, Brussels, Belgium.

Machiels, B., Thirion, M., Minner, F., Dewals, B. G., Vanderplasschen, A., & Gillet, L. (November 2009). Deletion of vFLIP impairs Bovine herpesivurs 4 latency and promotes lytic cycle activation. Paper presented at Belgian Society for Microbiology.

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Farnir, F., Drion, P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (11 September 2009). Malignant catarrhal fever induced by alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 is associated with proliferation of CD8+ T cells supporting a latent infection. Poster session presented at 3rd European Veterinary Immunology Workshop, Berlin, Germany.

Dewals, B. G., Hoving, J. C., Leeto, M., Marillier, R. G., Cutler, A. J., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Brombacher, F. (September 2009). IL-4Ralpha responsive CD4+CD25−CD103+FoxP3− cells control Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced inflammation by secreted IL-10. Poster session presented at 2nd European Congress of Immunology, Berlin, Germany.

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Farnir, F., Drion, P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (April 2009). Malignant catarrhal fever induced by alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 is associated with proliferation of CD8+ T cells supporting a latent infection. Paper presented at 3rd ESVV Veterinary Herpesvirus Symposium, Greifswald-Riems, Germany.

Bedoret, D., Wallemacq, H., Marichal, T., Desmet, C., Quesada Calvo, F., Henry, E., Closset, R., Dewals, B. G., Thielen, C., Gustin, P., de Leval, L., Van Rooijen, N., Le Moine, A., Vanderplasschen, A., Cataldo, D., Drion, P., Moser, M., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2009). Lung interstitial macrophages alter dendritic cell functions to prevent airway allergy in mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 119 (12), 3723-38. doi:10.1172/JCI39717

Bedoret, D., Wallemacq, H., Marichal, T., Quesada Calvo, F., Henry, E., Closset, R., Dewals, B. G., Thielen, C., Gustin, P., Vanderplasschen, A., Cataldo, D., Drion, P., Moser, M., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2009). Lung interstitial macrophages prevent the development of respiratory allergy. In Proceedings of The Keystone Symposia: Allergy and Asthma. Keystone, Colorado, USA.

Bedoret, D., Wallemacq, H., Marichal, T., Quesada Calvo, F., Henry, E., Closset, R., Dewals, B. G., Thielen, C., Gustin, P., Vanderplasschen, A., Cataldo, D., Drion, P., Moser, M., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2009). Interstitial macrophages are essential for maintaining immune homeostasis in the lung. In Proceedings of The Allergy & Asthma Symposium: Bridging Innate and Adaptive Immunity.

Bedoret, D., Wallemacq, H., Marichal, T., Quesada Calvo, F., Henry, E., Closset, R., Dewals, B. G., Thielen, C., Gustin, P., Vanderplasschen, A., Cataldo, D., Drion, P., Moser, M., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2009). A crucial role forlung interstitial macrophages in preventing airway allergy. In Short book of the Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Vienne.

Dewals, B. G., Hoving, J. C., Leeto, M., Marillier, R. G., Govender, U., Cutler, A. J., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Brombacher, F. (2009). IL-4Ralpha responsiveness of non-CD4 T cells contributes to resistance in schistosoma mansoni infection in pan-T cell-specific IL-4Ralpha-deficient mice. American Journal of Pathology, 175 (2), 706-16. doi:10.2353/ajpath.2009.090137

Gillet, L., Schroeder, H., Mast, J., Thirion, M., Renauld, J. C., Dewals, B. G., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2009). Anchoring tick salivary anticomplement proteins IRAC I and IRAC II to membrane increases their immunogenicity. Veterinary Research, 40, 51. doi:10.1051/vetres/2009034

Dewals, B. G., & Brombacher, F. (12 March 2008). IL-4Ralpha responsiveness by T cells prevents peripheral induction of FoxP3-expressing regulatory T cells during TH2-polarized immune response. Paper presented at Molecular Immunology of Health and Disease, Cape Town, South Africa.

Bedoret, D., Wallemacq, H., Marichal, T., Quesada Calvo, F., Henry, E., Closset, R., Dewals, B. G., Thielen, C., Gustin, P., Vanderplasschen, A., Cataldo, D., Drion, P., Moser, M., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2008). Lung interstitial macrophages prevent lipopolysaccharide-triggered T helper type 2 responses to harmless inhaled antigens. In Proceedings of the Annual BIS-meeting.

Costes, B., Fournier, G., Michel, B., Delforge, C., Stalin Raj, V., Dewals, B. G., Gillet, L., Drion, P., Body, A., Schynts, F., Lieffrig, F., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2008). Cloning of the koi herpesvirus genome as an infectious bacterial artificial chromosome demonstrates that disruption of the thymidine kinase locus induces partial attenuation in Cyprinus carpio koi. Journal of Virology, 82 (10), 4955-4964. doi:10.1128/JVI.00211-08

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Farnir, F., Drion, P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2008). Malignant catarrhal fever induced by alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 is associated with proliferation of CD8+ T cells supporting a latent infection. PLoS ONE, 3 (2), 1627. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001627

Marillier, R. G., Michels, C., Smith, E. M., Fick, L. C. E., Leeto, M., Dewals, B. G., Horsnell, W. G. C., & Brombacher, F. (2008). IL-4/IL-13 independent goblet cell hyperplasia in experimental helminth infections. BMC Immunology, 9, 11. doi:10.1186/1471-2172-9-11

Mearns, H., Horsnell, W. G. C., Hoving, J. C., Dewals, B. G., Cutler, A. J., Kirstein, F., Myburgh, E., Arendse, B., & Brombacher, F. (2008). Interleukin-4-promoted T helper 2 responses enhance Nippostrongylus brasiliensis-induced pulmonary pathology. Infection and Immunity, 76 (12), 5535-42. doi:10.1128/IAI.00210-08

Dewals, B. G., Thirion, M., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Gillet, L., de Fays, K., Minner, F., Daix, V., Sharp, P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (23 November 2007). Evolution of Bovine herpesvirus 4: recombination and transmission between African buffalo and cattle. Poster session presented at Evolution in the Microbial World.

Boudry, C., Costes, B., Fournier, G., Dewals, B. G., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2007). Les homologues viraux des récepteurs cellulaires couplés aux protéines G. Virologie, 11 (6), 457-70. doi:10.1684/vir.2007.0135

Boudry, C., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Delforge, C., Springael, J. Y., de Leval, L., Drion, P., Russel, G., Haig, D. M., Vanderplasschen, A., & Dewals, B. G. (2007). The A5 gene of alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 encodes a constitutively active G-protei n-coupled receptor that is non-essential for the induction of malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits. Journal of General Virology, 88 (Pt 12), 3224-3233. doi:10.1099/vir.0.83153-0

Seumois, G., Fillet, M., Gillet, L., Faccinetto, C., Desmet, C., Francois, C., Dewals, B. G., Oury, C., Vanderplasschen, A., Lekeux, P., & Bureau, F. (2007). De novo C16- and C24-ceramide generation contributes to spontaneous neutrophil apoptosis. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 81 (6), 1477-1486. doi:10.1189/jlb.0806529

Dewals, B. G. (2006). Contributions à l’Etude de la Relation Evolutive entre deux Herpèsvirus d’Artiodactyles Africains : l’Herpèsvirus Bovin 4 et l’Herpèsvirus Alcélaphin. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Vanderplasschen, A. (Promotor), Linden, A., Grobet, L., Beckers, J.-F., Bureau, F., Desmecht, D., Thiry, E., Losson, B., Lekeux, P., Kerkhofs, P., ... Willems, L.

Costes, B., Thirion, M., Dewals, B. G., Mast, J., Ackermann, M., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Gillet, L., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2006). Felid herpesvirus 1 glycoprotein G is a structural protein that mediates the binding of chemokines on the viral envelope. Microbes and Infection, 8 (11), 2657-67. doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2006.07.014

Dewals, B. G., BBoudry, C., Gillet, L., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., de Leval, L., & Haig, D. (2006). Cloning of the genome of Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 as an infectious and pathogenic bacterial artificial chromosome. Poster session presented at Bioforum, Liège, Belgium.

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Gillet, L., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., De Leval, L., Haig, D. M., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2006). Cloning of the genome of Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 as an infectious and pathogenic bacterial artificial chromosome. Journal of General Virology, 87 (Pt 3), 509-17. doi:10.1099/vir.0.81465-0

Dewals, B. G., Thirion, M., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Gillet, L., de Fays, K., Minner, F., Daix, V., Sharp, P. M., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2006). Evolution of Bovine herpesvirus 4: recombination and transmission between African buffalo and cattle. Journal of General Virology, 87 (Pt 6), 1509-1519. doi:10.1099/vir.0.81757-0

Dewals, B. G., Gillet, L., & Vanderplasschen, A. (18 November 2005). Demonstration by flow cytometry that CD5+CD8+ cells carry alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 in inoculated rabbits developing malignant catarrhal fever. Poster session presented at “Imaging Technology in Microbiology Cytometric and Molecular Approaches”, Brussels, Belgium.

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Gillet, L., & Vanderplasschen, A. (April 2005). Clonage de l’herpèsvirus alcélaphin 1 sous forme d’un chromosome artificiel bactérien infectieux.

Dewals, B. G., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., de Fays, K., Minner, F., Daix, V., Vercammen, F., & Gaillard. (March 2005). Phylogeographical analysis of bovine herpesvirus 4: demonstration that inter strain recombination events took place after acquisition of the bo17 gene from an ancestor of the african buffalo. Poster session presented at 2nd ESVV Veterinary Herpesvirus Symposium, Ghent, Belgium.

Bona, C., Dewals, B. G., Wiggers, L., Coudijzer, K., Vanderplasschen, A., & Gillet, L. (2005). Short communication: Pasteurization of milk abolishes bovine herpesvirus 4 infectivity. Journal of Dairy Science, 88 (9), 3079-83. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(05)72989-1

Dewals, B. G., Gillet, L., Gerdes, T., Taracha, E. L. N., Thiry, E., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2005). Antibodies against bovine herpesvirus 4 are highly prevalent in wild African buffaloes throughout eastern and southern Africa. Veterinary Microbiology, 110 (3-4), 209-220. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2005.08.006

Gillet, L., Dewals, B. G., Farnir, F., de Leval, L., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2005). Bovine herpesvirus 4 induces apoptosis of human carcinoma cell lines in vitro and in vivo. Cancer Research, 65 (20), 9463-9472. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-1076

Dewals, B. G., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Gaillard, C., Sharp, P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (April 2004). Evolution de l’herpèsvirus bovin 4 au cours des 1,5 derniers millions d’années. Paper presented at 6èmes Journées Francophones de Virologie, Paris, France.

Dewals, B. G. (2003). Contribution à l’étude de la forme africaine du coryza gangreneux induite par l’herpèsvirus alcélaphin 1. Unpublished DEA/DES thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Vanderplasschen, A. (Promotor), Lekeux, P., ... Desmecht, D.

Dewals, B. G., Boudry, C., Markine-Goriaynoff, N., Desmecht, D., Pastoret, P.-P., & Vanderplasschen, A. (2003). L'herpèsvirus alcélaphin 1, l'agent responsable de la forme africaine du coryza gangreneux. Annales de Médecine Vétérinaire, 147 (1, FEB-MAR), 1-15.