Tom Lenaerts

View Profile

General info


Tom Lenaerts




Co-head, Professor


tlenaert at

Phone number

+32 2 650 60 04




General info

MLG Office: Campus La Plaine, Building O, room 2.O8.117 (mon, tue and thur)
MLG Phone: +32 2 650 60 04
MLG Fax: +32 2 650 56 09
MLG secr: +32 2 650 59 14

IB2 Office: Campus La Plaine, Building C, room 2.C6.107 (wed and fri)
IB2 Phone: +32 2 650 59 43
IB2 Fax: +32 2 650 54 25
IB2 secr: +32 2 650 20 13



Some things I recently worked on: 

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

1.Nathaniel Mon Père, Tom Lenaerts, Jorge M. Pacheco and David Dingli (2018) Evolutionary dynamics of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. PLoS Comput Biol 14(6): e1006133.

2.Andrea Gazzo, Daniele Raimondi, Dorien Danneels, Yves Moreau, Guillaume Smits, Sonia Van Dooren and Tom Lenaerts (2017) Understanding mutational effects in digenic diseases. Nucleic Acid Research. gkx557

3.Claudio Reggiani, Sandra Coppens, Tayeb Sekhara, Ivan Dimov, Bruno Pichon, Nicolas Lufin, Tom Lenaerts, Georges Casimir, Marc Abramowicz, Gianluca Bontempi, Catheline Vilain, Nicolas Deconinck and Guillaume Smits (2017) Novel promoters and coding first exons in DLG2 linked to Developmental Disorders and Intellectual Disability Genome Medicine 9(1):67

4.Andrea M. Gazzo, Dorien Daneels, Elisa Cilia, Maryse Bonduelle, Marc Abramowicz, Sonia Van Dooren, Guillaume Smits and Tom Lenaerts (2015) DIDA: a curated and annotated digenic diseases database. Nucleic Acid Research. 44(D1):D900-D907

5.Radu Huculeci, Elisa Cilia, Lieven Buts, Klaartje Houben, Nico van Nuland and Tom Lenaerts (2016) Dynamically coupled residues within the SH2 domain of FYN are key to unlock its activity. Structure 24(11):1947-1959

Behavioral intelligence

6.E. Fernandez-Domingos, Burguillo-Rial, J. C., & Lenaerts, T. (2017). Reactive Versus Anticipative Decision Making in a Novel Gift-Giving Game. In Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), pages 4399-4405, San Francisco, US.

7.E. Fernandez-Domingos, Burguillo-Rial, J. C., Nowe, A., & Lenaerts, T. (2017). Coordinating Human and Agent Behavior in Collective-Risk Scenarios. In Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), pages 4919-4920, San Francisco, US.

8.The Anh Han, Luís Moniz Pereira and Tom Lenaerts (2016) Evolution of commitment and Level of Participation in Public Goods games. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 31(3):561-583

9.Luis A. Martinez-Vaquero, The Anh Han, Luís Moniz Pereira and Tom Lenaerts (2015) Apology and forgiveness evolve to resolve failures in cooperative agreements. Scientific Reports 5: 10639.

10.Ioannis Zisis, Sibilla Di Guida, The Anh Han, Georg Kirchsteiger and Tom Lenaerts (2015) Generosity motivated by acceptance –evolutionary analysis of an anticipation game. Scientific Reports 5:18076.