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Marijke Beltman

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Hospital
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166084
Email: marijke.beltman@ucd.ie

Biography

Marijke Beltman graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht in 2004. After which she began working as an Intern in Large Animal Medicine in University College Dublin (UCD) Veterinary Hospital. After her internship she spent a year in predominanty large animal practice in Co. Mayo before returning to UCD to undertake a combined residency and PhD programme. She obtained her PhD in 2010 in the area of early embryo development in cattle and was appointed as Lecturer in Clinical Reproduction in August of the same year. In November of 2010 she became a diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR), she subsequently became a board member the year after and is currently the secretary. Her main research interests include factors affecting early embryonic development in cattle and understanding the drivers of reduced reproductive performance in cattle with a focus on uterine disease.

Marijke combines teaching reproduction of all species to undergraduate veterinary students as well as nurses with her clinical duties in both the UCD Veterinary Hospital and out on farms. Marijke has recently introduced progesterone concentration measurement as part of optimum breeding timing in the bitch to the diagnostic lab services in the UCDVH.


Outside work she spends her time competing in various adventure races, triathlons and running competitions.

Professional

 

Associations

Association: European College of Animal Reproduction, Function/Role: Secretary
Association: European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Function/Role: Member
           

Education

Year 2004 Institution: University of Utrecht NL
Qualification: BVMS Subject:
Year 2004 Institution: University of Utrecht NL
Qualification: DVM Subject:
Year 2010 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2010 Institution: European College of Animal Reproduction
Qualification: Subject: Ruminant Reproduction and Herd Health
         

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Beltman ME, Forde N, Furney P, Carter F, Roche JF, Lonergan P, Crowe MA; (2010) 'Characterisation of endometrial gene expression and metabolic parameters in beef heifers yielding viable or non-viable embryos on Day 7 after insemination'. Reproduction Fertility and Development, 22 (6):987-999. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
AlIbrahim RM, Crowe MA, Duffy P, O'Grady L, Beltman ME, Mulligan FJ; (2010) 'The effect of body condition at calving and supplementation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae on energy status and some reproductive parameters in early lactation dairy cows'. Animal Reproduction Science, 121 (1-2):63-71. [DOI] [Details]
Beltman, ME,Self, I,Duane, M; (2010) 'The use of epidurals in cattle'. Irish Vet J, 63 :51-54. Link to full text [Details]
Beltman, ME,Lonergan, P,Diskin, MG,Roche, JF,Crowe, MA; (2009) 'Effect of progesterone supplementation in the first week post conception on embryo survival in beef heifers'. Theriogenology, 71 :1173-1179. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Beltman, ME,Roche, JF,Lonergan, P,Forde, N,Crowe, MA; (2009) 'Evaluation of models to induce low progesterone during the early luteal phase in cattle'. Theriogenology, 72 (NA):986-992. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
50. Mulherin, E., Bryan, J., Beltman, M., O¿Grady, L., Pidgeon, E., Garon, L., Lloyd, A., Bainbridge, J., O¿Shea, H., Whyte, P., Fanning, S.; (2008) 'Molecular characterisation of a bovine-like rotavirus detected from a giraffe'. BMC Veterinary Research, 4 (46). [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Al Ibrahim RM, Crowe MA, Duffy P, O`Grady L, Beltman ME, and Mulligan FJ ; (2010) The effect of body condition at calving and supplementation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae on energy status and some reproductive parameters in early lactation dairy cows Annual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science, J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2: 227 (Abstract T369) [Details]
Beltman ME, Forde N, Duffy P, Roche JF, Lonergan P, Crowe MA; (2010) Effect of PGF2a administration on days 3, 3.5 and 4 of the oestrous cycle in cattle on corpus luteum blood flow, endometrial density and conceptus elongation following multiple embryo transfer European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Reproduction in Domestic Animals 45 (Suppl. 3) 58 (Abstract OC1-2) [Details]
Forde N, Beltman ME, Duffy G, Lee A, Roche JF, Lonergan P, and Crowe MA ; (2010) Regulation of the Nuclear Progesterone Receptor from the Luminal Epithelium in Heifers with Low Progesterone (P4), Alters the Temporal Expression Pattern of Genes That Are Known to Enhance Conceptus Development 43rd annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Biology of reproduction 83: 78 (Abstract 347) [Details]
Beltman ME, Forde N, Carter F, Roche JF, Crowe MA ; (2009) Hormonal and metabolic characteristics of beef heifers do not explain embryo viability on day 7 European Scoiety for Domestic Animal Reproduction, Reproduction in Domestic Animals 44 (Suppl. 5) 75 (Abstract OC 1-2) Ghent, [Details]