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emer. Prof. Dr Verstraete, Willy

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Biochemische en Microbiële Technologie; Centrum voor Microbiële Ecologie en Technologie (CMET), more
 

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Biochemische en Microbiële Technologie, more
    Function: head of department


Projects (15)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
  • Diepzee Archaea en bacteria: microbiële ecologie en functionaliteit in carbonaatophopingen in de Golf van Cadiz, more
  • Disruption of quorum sensing in order to prevent and cure aquatic disease, more
  • E.S.F.-Euro Diversity - MiCROSYSTEMS - Microbial Diversity and Functionality in Cold Water. Coral Reef Ecosystems., more
  • Functional role and characteristics of micro-organisms in the larvi culture of aquatic organisms: Artemia as preferred test organism, more
  • Larviculture of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus): zootechnical, pathological and microbiological aspects, more
  • Lipid-based, high value products and renewable energy from microalgae, more
  • Management van de kwaliteit van zwemwater aan de Belgische kust, more
  • Manipulation of the microbial community in rotifer cultures (Brachionus plicatilis), more
  • Microbial Diversity and Functionality in Cold-Water Coral Reef Ecosystems, more
  • Natural and genetically enhanced biodegradation of alkylphenol polyethoxylates (APnEO's) in aquatic environments, more
  • Nitrificatie in aquaria en aquacultuursystemen, more
  • Perifyton en Biovlok: een geïntegreerd systeem voor de verwijdering van nutriënten en simultane productie van visvoeder in de aquacultuur, more
  • Perifyton: een geïntegreerd systeem voor de verwijdering van nutriënten en simultane productie van visvoeder in de aquacultuur, more
  • Quantifying and managing of microbial diversity in ecosystems, more
  • UGent Aquaculture R&D Consortium, more

Publications (56)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
    ( 35 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Boels, R.; Gilis, C.; Verstraete, W.; Vyncke, W. (1964). Studie over de verpakking van vis (II). Ministerie van Landbouw. Kommissie T.W.O.Z. Werkgroep "Behandeling Vis", 15. Ministerie van Landbouw. Bestuur voor Landbouwkundig Onderzoek: Oostende. 22 pp., more
  • Bronchart, R.D.E.; Cadron, J.; Charlier, A.; Gillot, A.A.R.; Verstraete, W. (1985). A new approach in enhanced biodegradation of spilled oil: development of an oil dispersant containing oleophilic nutrients, in: Ludwigson, J.O. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 1985 Oil Spill Conference (Prevention, Behavior, Control, Cleanup), February 25-28, 1985, Los Angeles, California. American Petroleum Institute Publication, 4385: pp. 453-462, more
  • Peer reviewed article Crab, R.; Avnimelech, Y.; Defoirdt, T.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2007). Nitrogen removal techniques in aquaculture for a sustainable production. Aquaculture 270(1-4): 1-14. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.05.006, more
  • Peer reviewed article Crab, R.; Lambert, A.; Defoirdt, T.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2010). The application of bioflocs technology to protect brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) from pathogenic Vibrio harveyi. J. Appl. Microbiol. 109(5): 1643-1649. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2010.04791.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Boever, P.; Demaré, W.; Vanderperren, E.; Cooreman, K.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2001). Optimization of a yeast estrogen screen and its applicability to study the release of estrogenic isoflavones from a soygerm powder. Environ. Health Perspect. 109(7): 691-697, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Gusseme, B.; Hennebel, T.; Vanhaecke, L.; Soetaert, M.; Desloover, J.; Wille, K.; Verbeken, K.; Verstraete, W.; Boon, N. (2011). Biogenic Palladium enhances diatrizoate removal from hospital wastewater in a microbial electrolysis cell. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(13): 5737–5745. hdl.handle.net/10.1021/es200702m, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Schamphelaire, L.; Boeckx, P.; Verstraete, W. (2010). Evaluation of biocathodes in freshwater and brackish sediment microbial fuel cells. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 87(5): 1675-1687. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00253-010-2645-9, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Schryver, P.; Crab, R.; Defoirdt, T.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W. (2008). The basics of bio-flocs technology: the added value for aquaculture. Aquaculture 277(3-4): 125-137. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2008.02.019, more
  • De Schryver, P.; Sinha, A.K.; Kunwar, P.S.; Buruah, K.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W.; De Boeck, G.; Bossier, P. (2009). The bacterial storage compound poly-ß-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) increases growth performance and intestinal microbial diversity in European sea bass juveniles (Dicentrarchus labrax), in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 46, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Schryver, P.; Sinha, A.K.; Kunwar, P.S.; Baruah, K.; Verstraete, W.; Boon, N.; De Boeck, G.; Bossier, P. (2010). Poly-ß-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) increases growth performance and intestinal bacterial range-weighted richness in juvenile European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 86(5): 1535-1541. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s00253-009-2414-9, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Schryver, P.; Dierckens, K.; Bahn Thi, Q.Q.; Amalia, R.; Marzorati, M.; Bossier, P.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W. (2011). Convergent dynamics of the juvenile European sea bass gut microbiota induced by poly-β-hydroxybutyrate. Environ. Microbiol. 13(4): 1042-1051. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02410.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Schryver, P.; Verstraete, W. (2009). Nitrogen removal from aquaculture pond water by heterotrophic nitrogen assimilation in lab-scale sequencing batch reactors. Bioresour. Technol. 100(3): 1162-1167. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2008.08.043, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Boon, N.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2004). Disruption of bacterial quorum sensing: an unexplored strategy to fight infections in aquaculture. Aquaculture 240(1-4): 69-88. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2004.06.031, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Bossier, P.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (2005). The impact of mutations in the quorum sensing systems of Aeromonas hydrophila, Vibrio anguillarum and Vibrio harveyi on their virulence towards gnotobiotically cultured Artemia franciscana. Environ. Microbiol. 7(8): 1239-1247, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Crab, R.; Wood, T.K.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2006). Quorum sensing-disrupting brominated furanones protect the gnotobiotic brine shrimp Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio harveyi, Vibrio campbellii, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72(9): 6419-6423. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00753-06, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Halet, D.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2006). Short-chain fatty acids protect gnotobiotic Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii. Aquaculture 261(2): 804-808. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2006.06.038, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Miyamoto, C.M.; Wood, T.K.; Meighen, E.A.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2007). The natural furanone (5Z)-4-bromo-5-(bromomethylene)-3-butyl-2(5H)-furanone disrupts quorum sensing-regulated gene expression in Vibrio harveyi by decreasing the DNA-binding activity of the transcriptional regulator protein luxR. Environ. Microbiol. 9(10): 2486-2495. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01367.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Boon, N.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2007). Alternatives to antibiotics to control bacterial infections: luminescent vibriosis in aquaculture as an example. Trends Biotechnol. 25(10): 472-479. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2007.08.001, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Halet, D.; Vervaeren, H.; Boon, N.; Van de Wiele, T.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2007). The bacterial storage compound poly-ß-hydroxybutyrate protects Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii. Environ. Microbiol. 9(2): 445-452. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.01161.x, more
  • Defoirdt, T.; Halet, D.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2007). The bacterial storage compound PHB protects Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 2 March 2007: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 39: pp. 30, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Boon, N.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2008). Quorum sensing and quorum quenching in Vibrio harveyi: lessons learned from in vivo work. ISME J. 2(1): 19-26. dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2007.92, more
  • Peer reviewed article Defoirdt, T.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2008). Luminescence, virulence and quorum sensing signal production by pathogenic Vibrio campbellii and Vibrio harveyi isolates. J. Appl. Microbiol. 104(5): 1480-1487. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03672.x, more
  • Defoirdt, T.; Miyamoto, C.M.; Wood, T.K.; Meighen, E.A.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P. (2009). The natural furanone (5Z)-4-bromo-5-(bromomethylene)-3- butyl-2(5H)-furanone disrupts quorum sensing in Vibrio harveyi by decreasing the DNA-binding activity of the master regulator luxR, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 48, more
  • Dhooge, W.; D'haese, I.; Versonnen, B.; Schellekens, P.; Comhaire, F.; Verstraete, W.; Janssen, C.R. (1999). Pseudo-hormonen, fictie of realiteit? Mens 4: 3-15, more
  • Peer reviewed article Dhooge, W.; Arijs, K.; D'haese, I.; Stuyvaert, S.; Versonnen, B.; Janssen, C.R.; Verstraete, W.; Comhaire, F. (2006). Experimental parameters affecting sensitivity and specificity of a yeast assay for estrogenic compounds: results of an interlaboratory validation exercise. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 386(5): 1419-1428, more
  • Dries, D.; Liessens, J.; Verstraete, W. (1987). Biologische denitrifikatie van drinkwater met waterstofgas. Water 6(36): 105-109, more
  • Driessens, K.; Verstraete, W. (1990). Kleine waterzuiveringsinstallaties voor huishoudelijk afvalwater. Water 9(55): 255-259, more
  • Peer reviewed article Erguder, T.H.; Boon, N.; Wittebolle, L.; Marzorati, M.; Verstraete, W. (2009). Environmental factors shaping the ecological niches of ammonia-oxidizing archaea. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 33(5): 855-869. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1574-6976.2009.00179.x, more
  • Grusenmeyer, S.; Verstraete, W.; Defrancq, J. (1985). Waterstofsulfide (H2O) in het milieu: vorming, gevolgen en mogelijke remediëring. Water 4(22): 106-113, more
  • Peer reviewed article Halet, D.; Defoirdt, T.; Van Damme, P.; Vervaeren, H.; Forrez, I.; Van de Wiele, T.; Boon, N.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P.; Verstraete, W. (2007). Poly-ß-hydroxybutyrate-accumulating bacteria protect gnotobiotic Artemia franciscana from pathogenic Vibrio campbellii. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 60(3): 363-369, more
  • Hovart, P.; Boels, R.; Gilis, C.; Verstraete, W.; Vyncke, W. (1961). Aan boord in kisten geborgen vis. Ministerie van Landbouw. Kommissie T.W.O.Z. Werkgroep "Behandeling Vis", 8. Ministerie van Landbouw: Brussel. 18 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Liessens, J.; Germonpré, R.; Beernaert, S.; Verstraete, W. (1993). Removing nitrate with a methylotrophic fluidized-bed-technology and operating performance. J. Am. Water Works Assoc. 85(4): 144-154, more
  • Peer reviewed article Liessens, J.; Germonpré, R.; Kersters, I.; Beernaert, S.; Verstraete, W. (1993). Eemoving nitrate with a methylotrophic fluidized bed microbiological water quality. J. Am. Water Works Assoc. 85(4): 155-161, more
  • Peer reviewed article Liu, Y.; De Schryver, P.; Van Delsen, B.; Maignien, L.; Boon, N.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W.; Bossier, P.; Defoirdt, T. (2010). PHB-degrading bacteria isolated from the gastrointestinal tract of aquatic animals as protective actors against luminescent vibriosis. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 74(1): 196-204. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00926.x, more
  • Maignien, L.; Foubert, A.; Depreiter, D.; Boon, N.; Blamart, D.; Verstraete, W.; Henriet, J.-P. (2006). Biogeochemical evidence for anoxic oxidation of methane occurrences in the juvenile carbonate mounds from the Gulf of Cadiz. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 8(06630), more
  • Maignien, L.; Depreiter, D.; Foubert, A.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W.; Henriet, J.-P. (2007). Biogeochemistry of carbonate mounds from the Pen Duick escarpment in the Gulf of Cadiz. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 9(08287), more
  • Peer reviewed article Marques, A.; Thanh, T.H.; Verstraete, W.; Dhont, J.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P. (2006). Use of selected bacteria and yeast to protect gnotobiotic Artemia against different pathogens. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 334(1): 20-30. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2006.01.007, more
  • Peer reviewed article Marques, A.M.B.; Ollevier, F.P.; Verstraete, W.; Sorgeloos, P.; Bossier, P. (2006). Gnotobiotically grown aquatic animals: opportunities to investigate host-microbe interactions. J. Appl. Microbiol. 100(5): 903-918. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.02961.x, more
  • Mathijs, E.; Verstraete, W.; Berlamont, J.; Buysse, J.; De Laender, F.; D'hont, D.; Meire, P.; Nopens, I.; Smets, I.; Van Gils, W.; Vandewalle, J.; Verschraegen, F. (2016). Vlaanderen wijs met water: Waterbeleid in transitie. KVAB Standpunt, 42. KVAB Press: Brussel. 33 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Rombaut, G.; Dhert, P.; Vandenberghe, J.; Verschuere, L.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (1999). Selection of bacteria enhancing the growth rate of axenically hatched rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis). Aquaculture 176(3-4): 195-207, more
  • Peer reviewed article Rombaut, G.; Suantika, G.; Boon, N.; Maertens, S.; Dhert, P.; Top, E.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (2001). Monitoring of the evolving diversity of the microbial community present in rotifer cultures. Aquaculture 198(3-4): 237-252. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0044-8486(01)00594-4, more
  • Peer reviewed article Rombaut, G.; Grommen, R.; Zizhong, Q.; Vanhoof, V.; Suantika, G.; Dhert, P.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (2003). Improved performance of an intensive rotifer culture system by using a nitrifying inoculum (ABIL). Aquac. Res. 34(2): 165-174. dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2109.2003.00798.x, more
  • Schowanek, D.; Top, E.; Verstraete, W. (1990). Milieusanering door bioaugmentatie met geselekteerde micro-organismen: een doorlichting. Water 9(55): 272-276, more
  • Van Langenhove, H.; Verstraete, W. (1987). Biologische behandeling van afvalgassen: verslag van het DECHEMA Kongres, 24-26 maart 1987 te Heidelberg. Water 6(34): 49-51, more
  • Van Rompu, K.; Van Wambeke, M.; Verstraete, W. (1987). Meertrapszuivering van het afvalwater van een vetsmelterij. Water 6(35): 81-83, more
  • Van Vooren, L.; Verstraete, W.; Vansteenkiste, G.C. (1992). Dynamisch computermodel van aktief slib waterzuiveringsproces. Water 27(64): 72-80, more
  • Vandenabeele, J.; Germonpre, R.; Vandesande, D.; Verstraete, W. (1994). Mikrobiele mangaanverwijdering van mangaan- en ammoniumhoudend grondwater door snelle zandfiltratie. Water 13(77): 100-105, more
  • Vanneck, P.; Genouw, G.; Verstraete, W. (1996). Biologische in-situ remediëringsmogelijkheden van Vlaamse waterbodems, verontreinigd met polycyclische aromatische koolwaterstoffen. Water 15(89): 203-211, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verschuere, L.; Dhont, J.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (1997). Monitoring Biolog patterns and r/K-strategists in the intensive culture of Artemia juveniles. J. Appl. Microbiol. 83: 603-612, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verschuere, L.; Rombaut, G.; Huys, G.; Dhont, J.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (1999). Microbial control of the culture of Artemia juveniles through preemptive colonization by selected bacterial strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65(6): 2527-2533, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verschuere, L.; Rombaut, G.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (2000). Probiotic bacteria as biological control agents in aquaculture. Microbiol. Rev. 64(4): 655-671, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verschuere, L.; Heang, H.; Criel, G.R.J.; Sorgeloos, P.; Verstraete, W. (2000). Selected bacterial strains protect Artemia spp. from the pathogenic effects of Vibrio proteolyticus CW8T2. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66(3): 1139-1146, more
  • Wouters, J.W.; Van Meenen, P.; Van Eyck, L.; Formesyn, M.; Verstraete, W. (1995). Biologische denitrificatie door middel van een continue zandfilter. Water 14(84): 211-215, more
  • Peer reviewed article Zamalloa, C.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W. (2012). Anaerobic digestibility of Scenedesmus obliquus and Phaeodactylum tricornutum under mesophilic and thermophilic conditions. Appl. Energy 92: 733-738. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2011.08.017, more
  • Peer reviewed article Zamalloa, C.; De Vrieze, J.; Boon, N.; Verstraete, W. (2012). Anaerobic digestibility of marine microalgae Phaeodactylum tricornutum in a lab-scale anaerobic membrane bioreactor. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 93(2): 859-869. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00253-011-3624-5, more
  • Zhang, Y.; Maignien, L.; Verstraete, W.; Henriet, J.-P.; Boon, N. (2009). Simulation of the deep-sea biosphere by a continuous high-pressure bioreactor. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 11(1065), more

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