Caroline Asselman

"I'm a PhD student researching Moyamoya disease. 
I share my time between research in the lab of Bart Dermaut at the univerity hospital and the lab of Francis Impens at the VIB. 
I'm also a teaching assistant for the department of biomolecular sciences, guiding practical courses for the medicine and biomedical students." 


Moyamoya disease emerging as an immune-related angiopathy.
Asselman C, Hemelsoet D, Eggermon D, Dermaut B*, Impens F.*
Trends in Molecular Medicine, September 14, 2022 - online ahead of print doi:
  * shared last authorship

Immunopeptidomics-based design of highly effective mRNA vaccine formulations against Listeria monocytogenes.
Mayer R, Verbeke R,
Asselman C, Aernout I, Gul A, Eggermont D, Boucher K, Thery F,  Maia T, Demol H, Gabriels R, Martens L, B├ęcavin C, De Smedt S, Vandekerckhove B, Lentacker I, Impens F.
BioRxiv 2022.08.19.504521; doi:

Proteome Profiling of RNF213 Depleted Cells Reveals Nitric Oxide Regulator DDAH1 Antilisterial Activity.

Martina L*, Asselman C*, Thery F*, Boucher K, Delhaye L, Maia TM, Dermaut B, Eyckerman S, Impens F.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2021 Nov 3;11:735416. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2021.735416. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 34804992 * contributed equally 

Ring finger protein 213 assembles into a sensor for ISGylated proteins with antimicrobial activity.
Thery F*, Martina L*, Asselman C*, Zhang Y, Vessely M, Repo H, Sedeyn K, Moschonas GD, Bredow C, Teo QW, Zhang J, Leandro K, Eggermont D, De Sutter D, Boucher K, Hochepied T, Festjens N, Callewaert N, Saelens X, Dermaut B, Knobeloch KP, Beling A, Sanyal S, Radoshevich L, Eyckerman S, Impens F.
Nat Commun. 2021 Oct 1;12(1):5772. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26061-w.
PMID: 34599178
  * contributed equally