Publications
X. Bogaert E*, Boeynaems S*, Kato M, Guo L, Caul­field T, Steyaert J, Scheveneels W, Wilmans N, Haeck W, Hersmus N, Schymkowitz J, Rousseau R, Shorter J, Callaerts P, Robberecht W, Van Damme P, Van Den Bosch L. Molecular dissection of FUS points at synergistic effect of low-complexity domains in toxicity. in revision

11. Boeynaems S, Alberti S, Fawzi NL, Mittag T, Polymenidou M, Rousseau R, Schymkowitz J, Shorter J, Wolozin B, Van Den Bosch L, Tompa P, Fuxreiter M. Protein phase separation: new phase in cell biology. Trends in Cell Biology 2018, in press

10. Swinnen B, Bento-Abreu A, Gendron TF, Boeynaems S, Bogaert E, Nuyts R, Timmers M, Scheveneels W, Hersmus N, Wang J, Mizielinska S, Isaacs A, Petrucelli L, Van Damme P, Van Den Bosch L, Robberecht W. A zebrafish model for C9orf72 ALS reveals RNA toxicity as a pathogenic mechanism. Acta Neuropathologica 2018, vol. 135(3), p. 427–443

9. Swinnen B, Boeynaems S, Schrooten M, Saegeman V, Claeys KG, Van Damme P. Anterior interosseous mononeuropathy associated with HEV infection. Neurology - Neuroimmunology Neuroinflammation 2018, vol. 5(2)

8. Boeynaems S, Tompa P, Van Den Bosch L. Phasing in on the cell cycle. Cell Division 2018, vol. 13(1)

7. Boeynaems S, De Decker M, Tompa P, Van Den Bosch L. Arginine-rich Peptides Can Actively Mediate Liquid-liquid Phase Separation. Bio-protocol 2017, vol. 7(17)

6. Boeynaems S, Bogaert E, Kovacs D, Konijnenberg A, Timmerman E, Volkov A, Guharoy M, De Decker M, Jaspers T, Ryan VH, Janke AM, Baatsen P, Vercruysse T, Kolaitis RM, Daelemans D, Taylor JP, Kedersha N, Anderson P, Impens F, Sobott F, Schymkowitz J, Rousseau F, Fawzi NL, Robberecht W, Van Damme P, Tompa P, Van Den Bosch L. Phase separation of C9orf72 dipeptide repeats perturbs stress granule dynamics. Molecular Cell 2017, vol. 65(6), p. 1044-1055

5. Boeynaems S, Bogaert E, Van Damme P, Van Den Bosch L. Inside out: the role of nucleocytoplasmic transport in ALS and FTLD. Acta Neuropathologica 2016, vol. 132(2), p. 159-173

4. Boeynaems S*, Bogaert E*, Michiels E, Gijselinck I, Sieben A, Jovicic A, De Baets G, Scheveneels W, Steyaert J, Cuijt I, Verstrepen KJ, Callaerts P, Rousseau F, Schymkowitz J, Cruts M, Van Broeckhoven C, Van Damme P, Gitler AD, Robberecht W, Van Den Bosch L. Drosophila screen connects nuclear transport genes to DPR pathology in c9ALS/FTD. Scienti­fic Reports 2016, vol.6, article number: 20877

3. Jovicic A, Mertens J, Boeynaems S, Bogaert E, Chai N, Yamada SB, Paul JW 3rd, Sun S, Herdy JR, Bieri G, Kramer NJ, Gage FH, Van Den Bosch L, Robberecht W, Gitler AD. Modi­ers of C9orf72 dipeptide repeat toxicity connect nucleocytoplasmic transport defects to FTD/ALS. Nature Neuroscience 2015, vol. 18(9), p. 1226-1229

2. Gemayel R, Chavali S, Pougach K, Legendre M, Zhu B, Boeynaems S, van der Zande E, Gevaert K, Rousseau F, Schymkowitz J, Babu MM, Verstrepen KJ. Variable glutamine-rich repeats modulate transcription factor activity. Molecular Cell 2015, vol. 59(4), p. 615-627

1. Gemayel R, Cho J, Boeynaems S, Verstrepen KJ. Beyond junk - variable tandem repeats as facilitators of rapid evolution of regulatory and coding sequences. Genes 2012, vol. 3(3), p. 461-480