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Conference Publications 2013

 

Proceeding of the 1st General Meeting of EPICONCEPT, Antalya, Turkey

Date: 24th - 25th April 2013

Title of Presentation: "Stability of Bovine DNA methylation imprints: from the oocyte to preimplantation embryo"
Presenter: A O'Doherty
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

Title of Presentation: "Role of Specific Protein 1 (SP1) in early bovine embryo development"
Presenter: Abdullah Al Naib
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation

Annual Conference of the International Embryo Society (Hannover, Germany)

Date: 19th - 22nd January 2013

Title of Presentation: "Variable DNA methylation profiles at imprinted loci in bovine early pre-implantation embryos"
Presenter: A O'Doherty
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation

Title of Presentation: "Effect of short term progesterone supplementation on circulating progesterone concentration, corpus luteum size and early embryo development in cattle"
Presenter: L O'Hara
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation

Title of Presentation: "Investigation of preferentially upregulated gene cluster in Day 7 bovine embryos derived from RNA sequencing data"
Presenter: A Al Naib
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation

 

Conference Publications 2012

VIBE 2012 (Dublin)

Date: November 2012

Title of Presentation: "Identifying the causes of rare Mendelian diease in humns using whole-exome sequencing"
Presenter: P Mc Gettigan
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

28th Scientific Meeting European Embryo Transfer Association (Saint Malo, France)

Date: 7th - 8th September 2012

Title of Presentation: "Effect of maternal metabolism on embryo and fetal development"
Presenter: A Evans
Presentation Type:Invited Speaker

16th Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (Dublin, Ireland)

Date: 29th August - 1st September 2012

Title of Presentation: "Superovulation and in vitro fertilization:two means to the same end"
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of stress-related glucocorticoids on early bovine embryo development in vitro"
Presenter: C O'Meara
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Timing and extent of embryo survival in cattle"
Presenter: M Diskin
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Progesterone and embryo survival in cattle"
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Breeding soundness evaluation of 36 bulls with reduced reproductive performance: a retrospective study"
Presenter: M Beltman
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Importance of peri-ovulatory follicle progesterone synthesis on ovine preovulatory follicle function"
Presenter: E Daly
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Female aspects of fertility in relation to timing of AI in lactating dairy cows"
Presenter: M Herlihy
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of systemic progesterone on availabilities of amino acids and glucose in the bovine uterus"
Presenter: M Mullen
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Early pregnancy detection using ultrasound imaging of uterine and corpus luteum characteristics in dairy cows"
Presenter: S Scully
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

45th Annual Meeting of the Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (Pennsylvania, USA)

Date: 12th - 15th August 2012

Title of Presentation: "Oocyte development in Cattle: Factors affecting competence"
Presenter:T Fair
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Current challenges and translational research associated with dairy cattle infertility"
Presenter:P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Seventeenth International Congress on Animal Reproduction Satellite Meeting on Camelid Reproduction(Vancouver, Canada)

Date: 3rd - 5th August 2012

Title of Presentation: "Progesterone and early pregnancy in camels"
Presenter: G Duffy
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation.

Seventeenth International Congress on Animal Reproduction (Vancouver, Canada)

Date: 30th July - 2nd August 2012

Title of Presentation: "Effect of Maternal Environment during gestation on ovarian folliculogenesis and consequences for fertility in bovine offspring"
Presenter:A Evans
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "The role of progesterone in oocyte acquisition of developmental competence"
Presenter: T Fair
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "A 50-day period of negative energy had no effect on pregnancy per artificial insemination in heifers"
Presenter: M Parr
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation. 

Title of Presentation: "Molecular mediators of conceptus-maternal crosstalk during bovine maternal recognition of pregnancy"
Presenter: S Mamo
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Selected amino acid transporters are altered in the bovine endometrium and conceptus during the pre-implantation period of pregnancy and are modulated by altered progesterone concentrations in vivo"
Presenter: N Forde
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "The effect of lactation on post partum uterine involution in Holstein dairy cows"
Presenter: S Scully
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Relationship between uterine immune function and embryonic mortality in a group of subfertile beef heifers"
Presenter: ME Beltman
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Evidence that toal number of ovarian follicles 3mm in diameter is moderately heritable in dairy cows"
Presenter: S Walsh
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Symposium on Functional Genomics of Early Livestock Development (Banff, Canada)

Date: 24th - 26th July 2012

Title of Presentation: "RNA sequencing reveals novel gene clusters in bovine conceptuses associated with elongation and pregnancy establishment"
Presenter:P Lonegan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Title of Presentation: "Effects of maternal environment during gestation on development reproduction and fertility of offspring: focus on cattle"
Presenter:A Evans
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Agricultural Research Forum 2012 (Tullamore)

Date: 12th - 13th March 2012

Title of Presentation: "Influence of a 50-day dietary restriction on pregnancy per artificial insemination in beef heifers"
Presenter:M Parr
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Factors associated with fertility outcomes in cows treated with protocols to syronise oestrus and ovulation in seasonal calving pasture-based dairy production systems"
Presenter:M Herlihy
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation.

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology  (Colorado, USA)

Date: 20th - 25th February 2012

Title of Presentation: "The reproductive axes of complex diseases"
Presenter: P Mc Gettigan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

Annual Conference of the International Embryo Society (Phoenix, USA)

Date: 7th - 10th January 2012

Title of Presentation: "Stage specific effects of the progesterone receptor antagonist, RU486, on early bovine embryo development"
Presenter:C O'Meara
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Deciphering G-protein coupled receptor network during bovine conceptus development and maternal recognition of pregnancy"
Presenter:S Mamo
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of follicular aspiration just prior to ovulation on corpus luteum characteristics circulating progesterone concentrations and uterine receptivity in single ovulating beef heifers"
Presenter:L O'Hara
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of duration postpartum on oocyte quality in lactating Holstein cows following transvaginal follicle aspiration and in vitro fertilization"
Presenter:S Matoba
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

 

Conference Publications 2011

European Buiatrics Forum (Marseille, France)

Date: 16th -18th November 2011

Title of Presentation: "The role of progestrone in pregnancy establishment"
Presenter:P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Glycoscience Ireland Meeting (Cork, Ireland)

Date: 21st October 2011

Title of Presentation: "Biomarkers of oestrus in the cervical mucin glycome of dairy cows"
Presenter: T Tharmalingam
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

4th Internaional Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics (ISAFG) (Dublin)

Date: 10th -12th October 2011

Title of Presentation: "Increased expression of prolactin family transcripts during maternal recognition and establishment of pregnancy in cattle"
Presenter: S Mamo
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Physiology and genomics of reproductive tissues in cattle"
Presenter: A Evans
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Comparisons of gene expression in preovulatory follicles after the LH surge in dairy heifers versus lactating cows"
Presenter: S Walsh
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Novel interferon stimulated genes in the uterine endometrium of cattle during early pregnancy identified using next -generation sequencing"
Presenter: G Duffy
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Polymorphism discovery and allele frequency estimation using high-throughput DNA sequencing of target-enriched pooled DNA samples"
Presenter: M Mullen
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "An atlas of gene expression in the bovine reproductive tissues generated using RNA-seq "
Presenter: P Mc Gettigan
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Transcriptional changes in bovine conceptuses between blastocyst stage and initiation of implantation"
Presenter: S Mamo
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of sillencing E-cadherin in morula stage bovine embryos on subsequent embryonic survival"
Presenter: C O'Meara
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

The 15th Annual Conference of the European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (ESDAR) (Antalya, Turkey)

Date: 15th  - 17th September 2011

Title of Presentation: "Reproduction and fertility in post-partum dairy cows"
Presenter: M Crowe
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Hormonal manipulation of follicle dynamics in cattle-methods and challenges "
Presenter: M Beltman
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "High resolution imaging of the ovine reproductive tract during early pregnancy in beef heifers"
Presenter:S Scully
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Factors affecting heatime activity clusters during the peri-ovulatory period in high yielding dairy cows"
Presenter: S Aungier
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Uterine infection confounds the effects of negative energy balance on the liver GH-IGF1 axis"
Presenter: E Williams
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of yeast supplementation and mucus score on production and reproduction parameters on a commercial dairy farm"
Presenter: M Beltman
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Follicular dynamics in beef and dairy cows"
Presenter: S Walsh
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "The relationship between milk production,energy status and uterine infection; consequences for fertility"
Presenter: E Williams
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

44th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (Portland, USA)

Date: 31st July - 4th August 2011

Title of Presentation: "Activity of glycosidases in bovine cervical mucus changes during oestrous cycle."
Presenter: K Pluta
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Regulation on non-classical major histocompatability complex class I mRNA expression in in vitro bovine embryos "
Presenter: A Al Naib
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Identification of candidate genes and networks associated with developmental competence in oocytes and cumulus cells: a cross species comparison of gene expression in models of increased and decreased competence"
Presenter: L O'Shea
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Evidence that undernutrition during the first trimester of pegnancy influences development and function of he cardiovascular system in female offspring in cattle"
Presenter: F Mossa
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Differences in gene expression in preovulatory follicles after LH surge in dairy cows versus lactating cows"
Presenter: S Walsh
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Next generation sequencing identifies novel interferon stimulated genes in the uterine endometrium of cattle during early pregnancy"
Presenter: G Duffy
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "In vitro manipulations of bovine oocytes and embryos are associated with aberrant methylation at maternally imprinted loci"
Presenter: A O'Doherty
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of superovulation on circulating progesterone concentrations and endometrial gene expression in cattle"
Presenter: N Forde
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

11th International Workshop on carcinoma-associated mucins (Cambridge, UK)

Date: 9th - 13th July  2011

Title of Presentation: "Analysis of Bovine Cervical Mucin O-Glycans by LC-MS."
Presenter: T Tharmalingam
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "The LC-MS analysis of bovine cervical mucins"
Presenter: T Tharmalingam
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

Title of Presentation: "Mucin Biosynthesis in the Bovine Cervix."
Presenter: K Pluta
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation. 

Title of Presentation: "Molecular aspects of mucin biosynthesis in bovine cervix"
Presenter: K Pluta
Presentation Type: Poster Presentation.

American Dairy Science Association (ASDA) (Illnois, USA)

Date: 9th - 12th May 2011

Title of Presentation: "Improving Reproductive Efficiency of Lactating Dairy Cattle."
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker.

 

British Society of Animal Science Conference (Nottingham, UK)

Date: 4th - 6th April 2011

Title of Presentation: "Known mutations with large effects on ovulation rate not involved in the prolificacy of Finnish Landrace sheep."
Presenter: M Mullen
Presentation Type: Poster

Irish Agricultural Research Forum (Tullamore)

Date: 14th - 15th March 2011

Title of Presentation: "Target enrichment and high-throughput DNA sequencing reveals evidence of genetic variants associated with calving interval in dairy cattle"
Presenter: M Mullen
Presentation Type: Theatre Presentation

Title of Presentation: "The effect of ewe breed on sialic acid content of the cervix"
Presenter: L Richardson
Presentation Type: Theatre Presentation

Title of Presentation: "Global characterisation of proteins in bovine uterine histotroph"
Presenter: M Mullen
Presentation Type: Theatre Presentation

37th Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society (Florida)

Date: 8th - 12th January 2011

Title of Presentation: "Transduction pathways related to glucose metabolism in male and female bovine embryos produced in vitro"
Presenter: M Garcia-Herroros
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Expression of Stanniocalcin family genes during preimplantation stage bovine embryo development"
Presenter: S Mamo
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Role of progesterone and its receptors on oocyte developmental competence in cattle"
Presenter: I M Aparicio
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Relationship between follicle fluid metabolome and bovine oocyte develomental competence"
Presenter: S Matoba
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Expression of radical s-adenosyl methionine domain containing -2 (RSAD2) and transforming growth factor b (TGF-b) in bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells during pregnancy: identification of potential markers to determine pregnancy status"
Presenter: N Mansouri-Attia
Presentation Type: Poster

Fertility 2011 (Dublin)

Date: 5th - 7th January 2011

Title of Presentation: "Changes in galectin 3 in the cervix and its secretions about the time of oestrus in heifers"
Presenter: K Pluta
Presentation Type: Poster

Conference Publications 2010

26th Annual Buiatrics Congress (Chile)

Date: 14th - 18th November  2010

Title of Presentation: "Embryo mortality in cattle"
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Plenary Speaker

Title of Presentation: "Embryo death in cattle-can it be addressed"
Presenter: M Diskin
Presentation Type: Poster

Annual Conference of the Society for Glycobiology 2010

Date: 7th - 10th November 2010

Title of Presentation: "The development of a high throughput system for o-glycan analysis"
Presenter: T Tharmalingam
Presentation Type: Poster

14th Annual Meeting of European Society of Domestic Animal Reproduction (ESDAR)

Date: 15th - 18th September 2010

Title of Presentation: "Effect of PGF2a administration on days 3, 3.5 and 4 of the oestrous cycle in cattle on corpus luteum (CL) bloodflow, endometrial density and conceptus elongation following multiple embryo transfer"
Presenter: M Beltman
Presentation Type: Oral Communication

Title of Presentation: "The Effects of Nutrition on Reproduction in Dairy Cows"
Presenter: M Beltman
Presentation Type: Poster

8th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium (Alaska)

Date: 3rd - 7th September 2010

Title of Presentation: "Uterine infection is associated with decreased mRNA for IGF-I in liver and increased negative energy balance in post partum cows"
Presenter: E Williams
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Silencing the progesterone receptor gene in bovine zygotes: effects on subsequent embryonic development"
Presenter: C O'Meara
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Biochemical and topographical changes in glycoconjugates of the cervical epithelium associated with the onset of oestrus in cattle"
Presenter: K Pluta
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "The effect of post partum uterine infection on subsequent preovulatory follicle gene expression during the breeding season in post partum cows"
Presenter: S Walsh
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Using basic approaches to address applied problems in dairy reproduction"
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Plenary Speaker

Title of Presentation: "Mechanisms linking antral follicle count to fertility in cattle"
Presenter: A Evans
Presentation Type: Plenary Speaker

Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Embryo Transfer Association (SBTE)

Date: 19th - 21st August 2010

Title of Presentation: "Variation in the number of ovarian follicles and possible causes and consequences in cattle"
Presenter: A Evans
Presentation Type: Keynote Speaker

43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (Milwaukee)

Date: 30th July - 2nd August

Title of Presentation: "A delay in the down regulation of the nuclear progesterone receptor from the luminal epithelium in heifers with low progesterone (P4) alters the temporal expression pattern of genes known to enhance conceptus development"
Presenter: N Forde
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Investigating the acquisition of DNA methylation at maternally imprintedgenes in bovine oocytes"
Presenter: A O'Doherty
Presentation Type: Poster

32nd International Society of Animal Genetics (Edinburgh)

Date: 26th – 30th July 2010

Title of Presentation:  "Effect of systemic progesterone on retinol binding protein gene expression and secretion in the bovine uterus".
Authors: M.P Mullen
Presentation Type: Poster

Joint Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) and Agricultural Research Forum Conference

Date: 12th – 14th April 2010

Title of Presentation:  "The relationship between progesterone during the early luteal phase and embryo survival in dairy heifers".
Authors: M.H. Parr, M.P Mullen, M.A. Crowe,  J.F Roche, P.Lonergan, A.C.O. Evans, M.G. Diskin1
Presentation Type: Oral Communication

Title of Presentation:  "Incidence of fertilization failure and embryo loss in Holstein Friesian and postpartum dairy cows".
Authors: RA Law, EJ Williams, HS Gilmore, FJ Carter, P Lonergan, MA Crowe, MG Diskin, CP Ferris, ACO Evans
Presentation Type: Oral Communication

Title of Presentation:  "The effect of strategic supplementation of trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid on the reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows"
Authors: Hutchinson I, Lonergan P, Evans A, Dewhurst R, Butler S
Presentation Type:Poster

Title of Presentation:  "The effects of genetic merit for fertility traits on ovarian dynamics during the oestrous cycle in lactating dairy cows"
Authors: Cummins SB, Lonergan P, Evans ACO, Butler ST
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Polymorphisms in the growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor genes are associated with milk production, somatic cell count and survival in Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle"
Authors: MP Mullen, SM Waters, DJ Howard, CO Lynch, MG Diskin, DA Magee, DE MacHugh L Giblin, DP Berry
Presentation Type: Oral communication, abstract 168.

Title of Presenatation: "Polymorphisms in the growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor genes are associated with body size traits in Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle"
Authors: MP Mullen, DP Berry, DJ Howard, CO Lynch, MG Diskin, DA Magee, DE MacHugh L Giblin, SM Waters  Presentation Type: Poster, Abstract 315.

Title of Presenatation: "Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor genes are associated with production and fertility traits in dairy cows"
Authors: CO Lynch, MP Mullen, SM Waters, DJ Howard, P OBoyle, DP Berry, DA Kenny, F Buckley, B Horan, MG Diskin
Presentation Type: Poster, Abstract 314.

University of Vienna  (Invited Seminar)

Date: 31st May 2010

Title of Presentation: "Embryo mortality in cattle"
Presenter: P Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited speaker

The Association for Veterinary Teaching and Research Work (AVTRW) Annual Conference (York)

Date: 30th March 2010

Title of Presentation: "Reproduction and fertility in cattle; basic research for applied problems"
Presenter: ACO Evans
Presentation Type: Plenary talk

Reproductive Sciences and Medicine Research Symposium (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

Date: 26th March 2010

Title of Presentation: "Causes and consequences of the variation in ovarian follicle numbers"
Presenter: ACO Evans
Presentation Type: Workshop Keynote speaker

Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society (IETS)  (Cordoba)

Date: 9th -12th January 2010

Title of Presentation: “Gene expression in oocytes after meiotic inhibition with the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor butyrolacetone I”
Authors: C.L.V. Leal, S. Mamo, T. Fair, P. Lonergan
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Relationship between follicular fluid steroid concentrations, granlose cell gene expression and bovine oocye development competence”
Authors: S. Matoba,  S. Mamo, E. Gallagher, A.G. Fahey, T. Fair, P. Lonergan
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Differential gene expression bovine blastocytes and elongating conceptuses derived in vivo and in vitro”
Authors: M Clemente, I López-Vidriero, P O’Gaora, J de la Fuente, A Gutierrez-Adan,  P Lonergan,  D Rizos
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Metabolomic analysis of bovine preimplantation embryos”
Authors: A. Al Naib, M Wallace, L. Brennan, T. Fair, P. Lonergan
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Expression and regulation of genomic and non-genomic progesterone receptors in bovine cumulus oocyte complexes during maturation in vitro”Authors: I.M. Aparicio, C.Hensey,  P. Lonergan, T. Fair
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Gene silencing in bovine zygotes:siRNA transfection versus microinjection”
Authors: C. M. O’Meara, J. D. Murray, J.F. Roche, S. Mamo, E. Gallagher, S. Matoba, P. Lonergan
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: “Transcriptional regulation during in vitro bovine oocyte maturation: Fact or artifact?”
Authors: S. Mamo , C.L.V. Leal , A. Al Naib , P. Lonergan , T. Fair 
Presentation Type: Poster

Title of Presentation: "Incidence of chromosomal abnormalities in male and female bovine embryos derived from sex-sorted sperm"
Authors: Garcia-Herreros M, Carter TF, Villagomez DAF, King WA, Lonergan P
Presentation Type:  Conference Publication -Reprod Fertil Dev 22(1):340.

Title of Presentation: "Bovine oocyte vitrification using the cryotop method: Effect of cumulus cells and vitrification protocol on survival and subsequent development"
Authors: Zhou XL, Al Naib A, Sun DW, Lonergan P
Presentation Type: Conference Publication- Reprod Fertil Dev 22(1): 220.

Title of Presentation: "Sex-dependent metabolic differences of bovine preimplantation embryos"
Authors: Sturmey RG, Bermejo-Alvarez P, Gutierrez-Adan A, Rizos D, Leese HJ, Lonergan P
Presentation Type:  Conference Publication -Reprod Fertil Dev 22(1):343-344.

Title of Presenatation: "Identification of five genes expressed preferentially from the paternal X chromosome."
Authors: Bermejo-Álvarez P, Rizos D, Lonergan P, Gutiérrez-Adán A.
Presenatation Type:  Conference Publication- Reprod Fertil Dev 22(1):159.

Conference Publications 2009

13th Annual Conference of European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (Ghent)

Date:  September 2009

Title of Presentation: "Hormonal and metabolic characteristics of beef heifers do not explain embryo viability on Day 7"
Authors: ME Beltman, N Forde, F Carter, JF Roche, P Lonergan, MA  Crowe.
Presentation Type: Poster (Vol 44, S3, Abstract OC-1, pg 75) /Oral Communication

Title of Presentation: "Live Weight at calving as predictor of postpartum energy status and uterine infection in dairy cows"
Authors:  Williams EJ, Gilmore HS, Carter F, Crowe MA, Evans AC, Lonergan P, Diskin MG and Law RA.
Presentation Type: Poster (Vol 44, S3, Abstract P198, pg 131)

42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction  (Pittsburgh)

Date: 18th - 22nd July 2010

Title of Presentation: "Comparison of follicular fluid steroid concentrations and mRNA levels in preovulatory follicels between heifers and lactating cows"
Authors: S Walsh,  J Browne,  MA Crowe,  M Mihm,  ACO Evans
Presentation Type : Poster/Publication- Biol Reprod 81 525

Title of Presentation: "Pregnancy-specific endometrial gene expression at the initiation of conceptus elongation"
Authors: N. Forde,  P.McGettigan, J. Browne, B. Loftus, J. Roche, A. Evans, P. Lonergan, M. Crowe
Presentation Type:  Poster/Publication-Biol Reprod 81 303

Title of Presenatation: "Undernutrition of heifers during the first trimester of pregnancy diminishes size of the ovarian reserve in female offspring"
Authors: Mossa F, Kenny D, Jimenez-Krassel F, Smith GW, Berry D, Butler S, Fair T, Lonergan P, Ireland J, Evans A.  Presentation Type:  Publication- Biol Reprod, July 2009; 81: 135

Title of Presentation: Evidence that the inherently high variation in ovarian reserves is positively associated with androgen and estradiol production in cattle.
Authors: Jimenez-Krassel F, Folger JK, Mondal M, Scheetz DM, Ireland JLH, Smith GW, Mossa F, Lonergan P, Evans ACO, Ireland JJ.
Presentation Type:  Publication-  Biol Reprod, July 2009; 81: 541

Title of Presentation: "Pregnancy specific endometrial gene expression at the initiation of conceptus elongation in cattle"
Authors: Forde N, McGettigan PA, Browne JA, Carter F, Loftus BJ, Roche JF, Lonergan P, Crowe MA, Evans ACO.
Presentation Type:  Publication- Biol Reprod, July 2009; 81: 303

8th International Symposium on Animal Reproduction

Title of Presentation: "Ovarian Follicle development and consequences for fertility in cattle"
Authors: ACO Evans, SW Walsh, EJ Williams, F Mossa
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker

Title of Presentation: "Physiology of puberty in bull and heifer calves" 
Authors: ACO Evans and NC Rawlings
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker

25th Annual Meeting of the European Embryo Transfer Association (AETE)

11th September 2009

Title of Presentation:"Embryonic loss in cattle: a cow or embryo induced phenomenon? " 
Author: P. Lonergan
Presentation Type: Invited Speaker/Publication

Proceedings of the 2nd General Meeting of GEMINI (Sardinia)

1st-3rd October 2009

Title of Presentation: "mtDNA copy number during bovine preimplantation development."
Authors:Bermejo-Álvarez P, Rizos D, Lonergan P, Gutierrez-Adan A
Presentation Type: Publication

Title of Presentation: "Individual culture of bovine embryos in polyester mesh"
Authors: Matoba S, Fair T, Lonergan P
Presentation Type: Poster

Cost Action – Gemini "Maternal Interaction with Gametes and Embryos"  (Lansk, Poland)

7-8 May 2009

Title of Presentation: Sex ratio in bovine preimplantation embryos produced either in vitro or in vivo.
Authors: Bermejo-Alvarez P, Rizos D, Lonergan P, Gutierrez-Adan A.
Presentation Type: Workshop of Working group 1: Experimental models – page 23.

Title of Presentation: "Effect of undernutrition of heifers during the first trimester of pregnancy on blood pressure in female offspring.
Authors: Mossa F, Kenny D, Jimenez-Krassel F, Smith GW, Berry D, Butler S, Fair T, Lonergan P, Ireland JJ, Evans ACO. 
Presentation Type: Workshop of Working group 1: Experimental models -Page 32

Agricultural Research Forum 2009 (Tullamore)

12th-13th March 2009

Title of Presentation: Mitochondrial activity and oxygen consumption of ram sperm and its relationship to fertility.
Authors: Fair S, Hanrahan JP, Costello E, O‟Hara L, Evans A, Lonergan P.
Presentation Type: Publication-Page 146.

Title of Presentation: The effects of genetic merit for fertility and milk production traits on reproductive performance.
Authors: Cummins S, Lonergan P, Evans ACO, Butler ST.
Presentation Type: Publication-Page 140.

Title of Presentation: Artificial insemination in sheep using fresh ram semen stored at 5°C for up to 72h.
Authors: O'Hara L, Hanrahan JP, Richardson L, Donovan A, Fair S, Evans ACO, Lonergan P.
Presentation Type: Publication-Page 144.

Title of Presentation: The occurrence of neutral and acidic mucins in the cervical mucosa of Belclare and Suffolk ewes.
Authors: Richardson L, Hanrahan JP, O'Hara L, Fitzpatrick E, Lonergan P, Evans ACO.
Presentation Type: Publication-Page 149.

Annual Meeting  of Society for Reproduction and Fertility (Oxford)

12th - 14th July 2009

Title of Presentation: "Influence of cycle stage and lactation on expression of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGFBP’S) in the bovine oviduct" 
Authors: T. Swangchan-Uthai,   S.W. Walsh, S.L.H. Alexander, Z. Cheng, M.A. Crowe, A.C.O Evans,  D.C. Wathes
Presentation Type:  Poster

Conference Publications 2008

12th Annual Conference of European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction (Utrecht)

September 2008

Title of Presentation: Resumption of ovarian cyclicity in postpartum beef and dairy cows.
Authors: Crowe, M.A. 
Presentation Type: Publication-Reproduction in Domestic Animals 43 Supplement  5 20-28

Title of Presentation:Use of microarray technology to profile gene expression patterns important for reproduction in cattle 
Authors: Evans, ACO, Forde, N, O’Gorman, G, Zielak, AE, Lonergan, P, Fair, T 
Presentation Type: Publication-Reproduction in Domestic Animals 43 Supplement 2 359-367

Title of Presentation: Mechanisms for dominant follicle selection in monovulatory species: a comparison of morphological, endocrine and intraovarian events in cows, mares and women
Authors: Mihm, M, Evans, ACO 
Presentation Type:  Reproduction in Domestic Animals 43 Supplement 2 48-56