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Hilde Van Houtte

Hilde Van Houtte


Sc.D. in Biology, KU Leuven, Belgium, 2013

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher at the Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology, VIB, KU Leuven, Belgium


  1. Van Houtte, H., Lopez-Galvis, L., Vandesteene, L., Beeckman, T. and Van Dijck, P. (2013). Redundant and non-redundant roles of the trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatases in leaf growth, root hair specification and energy-responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Signal Behav 8(3)
  2. Van Houtte, H., Vandesteene, L., Lopez-Galvis, L., Lemmens, L., Kissel, E., Carpentier, S., Feil, R., Avonce, N., Beeckman, T., Lunn, J. E. and Van Dijck, P. (2013). Overexpression of the trehalase gene AtTRE1 leads to increased drought stress tolerance in Arabidopsis and is involved in abscisic acid-induced stomatal closure. Plant Physiol 161(3): 1158-1171.
Protocols by Hilde Van Houtte
  1. Trehalase Activity in Arabidopsis thaliana Optimized for 96-well Plates