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Jolien Vermeire


Master in Biomedical Sciences, Immunology and Infection, University of Ghent, Belgium, 2009

Current position

Ph.D. student in Medical Science, Department of Clinical Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ghent, Belgium


  1. Pede, V., Rombout, A., Vermeire, J., Naessens, E., Mestdagh, P., Robberecht, N., Vanderstraeten, H., Van Roy, N., Vandesompele, J., Speleman, F., Philippe, J. and Verhasselt, B. (2013). CLL cells respond to B-Cell receptor stimulation with a microRNA/mRNA signature associated with MYC activation and cell cycle progression. PLoS ONE 8(4): e60275.
  2. Meuwissen, P. J., Stolp, B., Iannucci, V., Vermeire, J., Naessens, E., Saksela, K., Geyer, M., Vanham, G., Arien, K. K., Fackler, O. T. and Verhasselt, B. (2012). Identification of a highly conserved valine-glycine-phenylalanine amino acid triplet required for HIV-1 Nef function. Retrovirology 9: 34.
  3. Vermeire, J., Naessens, E., Vanderstraeten, H., Landi, A., Iannucci, V., Van Nuffel, A., Taghon, T., Pizzato, M. and Verhasselt, B. (2012). Quantification of reverse transcriptase activity by real-time PCR as a fast and accurate method for titration of HIV, lenti- and retroviral vectors. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50859.
  4. Vermeire, J., Vanbillemont, G., Witkowski, W. and Verhasselt, B. (2011). The Nef-infectivity enigma: mechanisms of enhanced lentiviral infection. Curr HIV Res 9(7): 474-489.
Protocols by Jolien Vermeire
  1. Quantification of Retro- and Lentiviral Reverse Transcriptase Activity by Real-time PCR