Publications

Publications from the lab

2021
[38] A modular approach for modeling the cell cycle based on functional response curves
De Boeck, J., Rombouts, J, and Gelens, L.,
PLOS Computational Biology
, volume 17, pp. e1009008, 2021.
[37] Analytical approximations for the speed of pacemaker-generated waves
Rombouts, J. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review E
, volume 104, pp. 014220, 2021.
[36] Mitotic waves in an import-diffusion model with multiple nuclei in a shared cytoplasm
Nolet, F.E. and Gelens, L.,
Biosystems
, volume 208, pp. 104478, 2021.
[35] Bistable, Biphasic Regulation of PP2A-B55 Accounts for the Dynamics of Mitotic Substrate Phosphorylation
Kamenz, J., Gelens, L. and Ferrell, J.E. Jr.,
Current Biology
, volume 31, pp. 794-808.e6, 2021.
[34] Dynamic Bistable Switches Enhance Robustness and Accuracy of Cell Cycle Transitions
Rombouts, J. and Gelens, L.,
PLOS Computational Biology
, volume 17, pp. e1008231, 2021.
2020
[33] Synchronizing an Oscillatory Medium: The Speed of Pacemaker-Generated Waves
Rombouts, J. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review Research
, volume 2, pp. 043038, 2020.
[32] Origin, Bifurcation Structure and Stability of Localized States in Kerr Dispersive Optical Cavities
Parra-Rivas, P., Knobloch, E., Gelens, L. and Gomila, D.,
arXiv
, 2020.
[31] Localized Structures Formed through Domain Wall Locking in Cavity-Enhanced Second-Harmonic Generation
Mas Arabí, C., Parra-Rivas, P., Hansson, T., Gelens, L., Wabnitz, S. and Leo, F.,
Optics Letters
, volume 45, pp. 5856–5859, 2020.
[30] Synchronization in Reaction-Diffusion Systems with Multiple Pacemakers
Nolet, F. E.*, Rombouts, J.* and Gelens, L. (* contributed equally),
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
, volume 30, pp. 053139, 2020.
[29] Nuclei Determine the Spatial Origin of Mitotic Waves
Nolet, F.E.*, Vandervelde, A.*, Vanderbeke, A.*, Pineros, L.*, Chang, J. B. and Gelens, L. (* contributed equally),
eLife
, volume 9, pp. e52868, 2020.
[28] Mutualistic cross-feeding in microbial systems generates bistability via an Allee effect
Vet, S., Gelens, L.* and Gonze, D.* (* contributed equally),
Scientific Reports
, volume 10, pp. 1–12, 2020.
[27] Co-regulation of the antagonistic RepoMan:Aurora-B pair in proliferating cells
Manzione, M.G., Rombouts, J., Steklov, M., Pasquali, L., Sablina, A., Gelens, L., Qian, J. and Bollen, M.,
Molecular Biology of the Cell
, volume 31, pp. 419–438, 2020.
2019
[26] Localized structures in dispersive and doubly resonant optical parametric oscillators
Parra-Rivas, P., Gelens, L. and Leo, F.,
Physical Review E
, volume 100, pp. 032219, 2019.
[25] Travelling fronts in time-delayed reaction-diffusion systems
Rombouts, J., Gelens, L. and Erneux, T.,
Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A
, volume 377, pp. 20180127, 2019.
[24] Eternal sunshine of the spotless cycle
Gelens, L. and Santos, S. D. M.,
Molecular Systems Biology
, volume 14, pp. e8864, 2019.
[23] Frequency comb generation through the locking of domain walls in doubly resonant dispersive optical parametric oscillators
Parra-Rivas, P., Gelens, L., Hansson, T., Wabnitz, S. and Leo, F.,
Optics Letters
, volume 44, pp. 2004–2007, 2019.
[22] Excitable dynamics through toxin-induced mRNA cleavage in bacteria
Vet, S.*, Vandervelde, A.* and Gelens, L. (* contributed equally),
PLoS One
, volume 14, pp. 1-20, 2019.
[21] Coordination of Timers and Sensors in Cell Signaling
Qian, J., Gelens, L. and Bollen, M.,
BioEssays
, volume 41, pp. 1800217, 2019.
2018
[20] Quadratic soliton combs in doubly resonant second-harmonic generation
Hansson, T., Parra-Rivas, P., Bernard, M., Leo, F., Gelens, L. and Wabnitz, S.,
Optics Letters
, volume 43, pp. 6033–6036, 2018.
[19] Bifurcation structure of periodic patterns in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with anomalous dispersion
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Gelens, L. and Knobloch, E.,
Physical Review E
, volume 98, pp. 042212, 2018.
[18] Integrated culturing, modeling and transcriptomics uncovers complex interactions and emergent behavior in a three-species synthetic gut community
D'hoe, K.*, Vet, S.*, Faust, K.*, Moens, F., Falony, G., Gonze, D., Lloréns-Rico, V., Gelens, L., Danckaert, J., De Vuyst, L.† and Raes, J.† (* and † contributed equally),
eLife
, volume 7, pp. e37090, 2018.
[17] Bistability in a system of two species interacting through mutualism as well as competition: Chemostat vs. Lotka-Volterra equations
Vet, S., de Buyl, S., Faust, K., Danckaert, J., Gonze, D. and Gelens, L.,
PLoS One
, volume 13, pp. 1-15, 2018.
[16] Bifurcation structure of localized states in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with anomalous dispersion
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Gelens, L. and Knobloch, E.,
Physical Review E
, volume 97, pp. 042204, 2018.
[15] Autoregulation of mazEF expression underlies growth heterogeneity in bacterial populations
Nikolic*, N., Bergmiller*, T., Vandervelde, A., Albanese, T.G., Gelens, L. and Moll, I. (* contributed equally),
Nucleic Acids Research
, volume 46, pp. 2918-2931, 2018.
[14] Delay models for the early embryonic cell cycle oscillator
Rombouts, J., Vandervelde, A. and Gelens, L.,
PLoS One
, volume 13, pp. 1-21, 2018.
[13] Exploring the Function of Dynamic Phosphorylation-Dephosphorylation Cycles
Gelens, L. and Saurin, A. T.,
Developmental Cell
, volume 44, pp. 659-663, 2018.
2017
[12] An Attachment-Independent Biochemical Timer of the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint
Qian, J., García-Gimeno, M. A., Beullens, M., Manzione, M. G., Van der Hoeven, G., Igual, J. C., Heredia, M., Sanz, P., Gelens, L. and Bollen, M.,
Molecular Cell
, volume 68, pp. 715–730.e5, 2017.
[11] The Importance of Kinase–Phosphatase Integration: Lessons from Mitosis
Gelens, L., Qian, J., Bollen, M. and Saurin, A. T.,
Trends in Cell Biology
, volume 28, pp. 6-21, 2017.
[10] Desynchronizing Embryonic Cell Division Waves Reveals the Robustness of Xenopus laevis Development
Anderson*, G. A., Gelens*, L., Baker, J. and Ferrell, J. E. Jr. (* contributed equally),
Cell Reports
, volume 21, pp. 37–46, 2017. (featured on the cover)
[9] Interaction of solitons and the formation of bound states in the generalized Lugiato-Lefever equation
Parra-Rivas, P. and Gomila, D. and Colet, P. and Gelens, L.,
The European Physical Journal D
, volume 71, pp. 198, 2017.
[8] Coexistence of stable dark- and bright-soliton Kerr combs in normal-dispersion resonators
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 95, pp. 053863, 2017.
[7] Front interaction induces excitable behavior
Parra-Rivas, P., Matías, M. A., Colet, P., Gelens, L., Walgraef, D. and Gomila, D.,
Physical Review E
, volume 95, pp. 020201(R), 2017.
2016
[6] Positive feedback keeps duration of mitosis temporally insulated from upstream cell-cycle events
Araujo, A. R., Gelens, L. and Sheriff, R. S. M. and Santos, S. D. M.,
Molecular Cell
, volume 64, pp. 362–375, 2016.
[5] Origin and stability of dark pulse Kerr combs in normal dispersion resonators
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Knobloch, E., Coen, S. and Gelens, L.,
Optics Letters
, volume 41, pp. 2402–2405, 2016.
[4] Dark solitons in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with normal dispersion
Parra-Rivas, P., Knobloch, E., Gomila, D. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 93, pp. 063839, 2016.
[3] Competition between drift and spatial defects leads to oscillatory and excitable dynamics of dissipative solitons
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Matías, M. A., Colet, P. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review E
, volume 93, pp. 012211, 2016.
[2] Computational methods to model persistence
Vandervelde, A., Loris, R., Danckaert, J. and Gelens, L.,
Chapter in Bacterial Persistence (Michiels, Jan, Fauvart, Maarten, eds.)
, Springer New York, pp. 207–240, 2016. (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2854-5_17)
[1] Dynamics of dissipative solitons in presence of inhomogeneities and drift
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Gelens, L., Matías, M. A. and Colet, P.,
Chapter in Nonlinear Optical Cavity Dynamics (Grelu, Philippe, ed.)
, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, pp. 107–128, 2016.

Before the start of the lab

2015
[34] How does the Xenopus laevis embryonic cell cycle avoid spatial chaos?
Gelens, L., Huang, K. C. and Ferrell Jr., J. E.,
Cell Reports
, volume 12, pp. 892–900, 2015.
2014
[33] Effects of inhomogeneities and drift on the dynamics of temporal solitons in fiber cavities and microresonators
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Matías, M. A., Colet, P. and Gelens, L.,
Optics Express
, volume 22, pp. 30943–30954, 2014.
[32] Spatial trigger waves: positive feedback gets you a long way
Gelens, L., Anderson, G. A. and Ferrell Jr., J. E.,
Molecular Biology of the Cell
, volume 25, pp. 3486–3493, 2014.
[31] Third-order chromatic dispersion stabilizes Kerr frequency combs
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Leo, F., Coen, S. and Gelens, L.,
Optics Letters
, volume 39, pp. 2971–2974, 2014.
[30] Dynamics of localized and patterned structures in the Lugiato-Lefever equation determine the stability and shape of optical frequency combs
Parra-Rivas, P., Gomila, D., Matías, M. A., Coen, S. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 89, pp. 043813, 2014.
[29] Formation of localized structures in bistable systems through nonlocal spatial coupling. II. The nonlocal Ginzburg-Landau equation
Gelens, L., Matías, M. A., Gomila, D., Dorissen, T. and Colet, P.,
Physical Review E
, volume 89, pp. 012915, 2014.
[28] Formation of localized structures in bistable systems through nonlocal spatial coupling. I. General framework
Colet, P., Matías, M. A., Gelens, L. and Gomila, D.,
Physical Review E
, volume 89, pp. 012914, 2014.
2013
[27] Oscillations and multistability in two semiconductor ring lasers coupled by a single waveguide
Coomans, W., Van der Sande, G. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 88, pp. 033813, 2013.
[26] A general model for toxin-antitoxin module dynamics can explain persister cell formation in E. coli
Gelens, L., Hill, L., Vandervelde, A., Danckaert, J. and Loris, R.,
PLOS Computational Biology
, volume 9, pp. e1003190, 2013.
[25] Dynamics of one-dimensional Kerr cavity solitons
Leo, F., Gelens, L., Emplit, P., Haelterman, M. and Coen, S.,
Optics Express
, volume 21, pp. 9180–9191, 2013.
2012
[24] Square-wave oscillations in semiconductor ring lasers with delayed optical feedback
Mashal, L., Van der Sande, G., Gelens, L., Danckaert, J. and Verschaffelt, G.,
Optics Express
, volume 20, pp. 22503–22516, 2012.
[23] Direct modulation of semiconductor ring lasers: numerical and asymptotic analysis
Takougang Kingni, S., Van der Sande, G., Gelens, L., Erneux, T. and Danckaert, J.,
JOSA B
, volume 29, pp. 1983–1992, 2012.
[22] Semiconductor ring lasers coupled by a single waveguide
Coomans, W., Gelens, L., Van der Sande, G., Mezosi, G., Sorel, M., Danckaert, J. and Verschaffelt, G.,
Applied Physics Letters
, volume 100, pp. 251114, 2012.
2011
[21] Traveling waves and defects in the complex Swift-Hohenberg equation
Gelens, L. and Knobloch, E.,
Physical Review E
, volume 84, pp. 056203, 2011.
[20] Solitary and coupled semiconductor ring lasers as optical spiking neurons
Coomans, W., Gelens, L., Beri, S., Danckaert, J. and Van der Sande, G.,
Physical Review E
, volume 84, pp. 036209, 2011.
[19] Cavity solitons and localized patterns in a finite-size optical cavity
Kozyreff, G. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 84, pp. 023819, 2011.
[18] Dark localized structures in a cavity filled with a left-handed material
Tlidi, M., Kockaert, P. and Gelens, L.,
Physical Review A
, volume 84, pp. 013807, 2011.
2010
[17] Excitability in semiconductor microring lasers: Experimental and theoretical pulse characterization
Gelens, L., Mashal, L., Beri, S., Coomans, W., Van der Sande, G., Danckaert, J. and Verschaffelt, G.,
Physical Review A
, volume 82, pp. 063841, 2010.
[16] Coarsening and frozen faceted structures in the supercritical complex Swift-Hohenberg equation
Gelens, L. and Knobloch, E.,
The European Physical Journal D
, volume 59, pp. 23–36, 2010.
[15] Nonlocality-induced front-interaction enhancement
Gelens, L., Gomila, D., Van der Sande, G., Matías, M. A. and Colet, P.,
Physical Review Letters
, volume 104, pp. 154101, 2010.
[14] Multistable and excitable behavior in semiconductor ring lasers with broken Z2-symmetry
Gelens, L., Beri, S., Van der Sande, G., Verschaffelt, G. and Danckaert, J.,
The European Physical Journal D
, volume 58, pp. 197–207, 2010.
[13] Optical injection in semiconductor ring lasers
Coomans, W., Beri, S., Sande, G. Van der, Gelens, L. and Danckaert, J.,
Physical Review A
, volume 81, pp. 033802, 2010.
[12] High-order dispersion stabilizes dark dissipative solitons in all-fiber cavities
Tlidi, M. and Gelens, L.,
Optics Letters
, volume 35, pp. 306–308, 2010.
[11] Excitability in optical systems close to -symmetry
Beri, S., Mashall, L., Gelens, L., Van der Sande, G., Mezosi, G., Sorel, M., Danckaert, J. and Verschaffelt, G.,
Physics Letters A
, volume 374, pp. 739–743, 2010.
2009
[10] Faceting and coarsening dynamics in the complex Swift-Hohenberg equation
Gelens, L. and Knobloch, E.,
Physical Review E
, volume 80, pp. 046221, 2009.
[9] Asymptotic approach to the analysis of mode-hopping in semiconductor ring lasers
Beri, S., Gelens, L., Van der Sande, G. and Danckaert, J.,
Physical Review A
, volume 80, pp. 013823, 2009.
[8] Exploring multistability in semiconductor ring lasers: Theory and experiment
Gelens, L., Beri, S., Van der Sande, G., Mezosi, G., Sorel, M., Danckaert, J. and Verschaffelt, G.,
Physical Review Letters
, volume 102, pp. 193904, 2009.
[7] Phase-space approach to directional switching in semiconductor ring lasers
Gelens, L., Van der Sande, G., Beri, S. and Danckaert, J.,
Physical Review E
, volume 79, pp. 016213, 2009.
2008
[6] Topological insight into the non-Arrhenius mode hopping of semiconductor ring lasers
Beri, S., Gelens, L., Mestre, M., Van der Sande, G., Verschaffelt, G., Scirè, A., Mezosi, G., Sorel, M. and Danckaert, J.,
Physical Review Letters
, volume 101, pp. 093903, 2008.
[5] Optical injection in semiconductor ring lasers: backfire dynamics
Gelens, L., Beri, S., Van der Sande, G., Danckaert, J., Calabretta, N., Dorren, H. J. S., Nötzel, R., Bente, E. A. J. M. and Smit, M. K.,
Optics Express
, volume 16, pp. 10968–10974, 2008.
[4] Dynamical instabilities of dissipative solitons in nonlinear optical cavities with nonlocal materials
Gelens, L., Gomila, D., Van der Sande, G., Danckaert, J., Colet, P. and Matías, M. A.,
Physical Review A
, volume 77, pp. 033841, 2008.
[3] Two-dimensional phase-space analysis and bifurcation study of the dynamical behaviour of a semiconductor ring laser
Van der Sande, G, Gelens, L., Tassin, P., Scirè, A. and Danckaert, J.,
Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
, volume 41, pp. 095402, 2008.
2007
[2] Dissipative structures in left-handed material cavity optics
Tassin, P., Gelens, L., Danckaert, J., Veretennicoff, I., Van der Sande, G., Kockaert, P. and Tlidi, M.,
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
, volume 17, pp. 037116, 2007.
[1] Impact of nonlocal interactions in dissipative systems: Towards minimal-sized localized structures
Gelens, L., Van der Sande, G., Tassin, P., Tlidi, M., Kockaert, P., Gomila, D., Veretennicoff, I. and Danckaert, J.,
Physical Review A
, volume 75, pp. 063812, 2007.