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Marion Ryan

Senior Technical Officer

School Of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Science Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: 0469436688
Email: marion.ryan@ucd.ie

Professional

               

Education

Year 1992 Institution: Queens University, Belfast
Qualification: BSc Genetics Subject: Genetics
Year 1996 Institution: University of Ulster, Magee
Qualification: MSc Computing and information systems Subject: Computers and information systems
Year 2006 Institution: University of Ulster, Coleraine
Qualification: Doctorat Subject: Evaluation of distance learning in Biomedical Science education and the examination of Veterinary Medical Education in the context of the Student Approaches to Study
         

Publications

Books

McGeady, TA; Quinn, PJ; Fitzpatrick, ES; Ryan, MT; Kilroy, D; Lonergan , P. (2016) Veterinary Embryology, 2nd edition. Oxford, England: Wiley and Co. Available Online [Details]
MCGEADY, T.A., QUINN, P.J., FITZPATRICK, E.P., RYAN, M.T. ; (2006) Veterinary Embryology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. [Details]
   

Peer Reviewed Journals

McGovern FM, Sweeney T, Ryan MT, Lott S, Campion FP, Boland TM (2017) 'An investigation into the effects of maternal supplementation with excess iodine on the mechanisms and impacts of reduced IgG absorption in the lamb postpartum'. The British journal of nutrition, 117 (7):951-963. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan MT, O'Halloran AM;Hamill RM;Davey GC;Gil M;Southwood OI;Sweeney T (2016) 'Polymorphisms in the regulatory region of the porcine MYLPF gene are related to meat quality traits in the Large White breed'. Meat Science, 113 :104-106. [DOI] [Details]
Mukhopadhya A, O¿Doherty JV, Noronha N, Ryan MT, Sweeney T (2016) '0941 Comparing the effects of zinc oxide, milk hydrolysate, yeast glucan, and combination of milk hydrolysate/yeast glucan on growth, gut microbiota, and cytokine gene expression in weaning piglets'. Journal of Animal Science, 94 (supplement5):453-453. [Details]
Sweeney T, Lejeune A, Moloney AP, Monahan FJ, McGettigan P, Downey G, Park S, Ryan MT (2016) 'The application of transcriptomic data in the authentication of beef derived from contrasting production systems'. BMC Genomics, 17 (1):746. [Details]
Sweeney T, Hanrahan JP, Ryan MT, Good B (2016) 'Immunogenomics of gastrointestinal nematode infection in ruminants - Breeding for resistance to produce food sustainably and safely'. Parasite Immunology, 38 (9):569-586. [DOI] [Details]
Mukhopadhya A, Noronha N, Bahar B, Ryan MT, Murray BA, Kelly P, O'Loughlin I, O'Doherty JV, Sweeney T (2015) 'The anti-inflammatory potential of a moderately hydrolysed casein and its 5kDa fraction in in-vitro and ex-vivo models of the gastrointestinal tract'. Food Sciences and Nutrition, 2 (6):210-216. [Details]
Zintl A, Talavera S, Sacchi-Nestor C, Ryan M, Chryssafidis A, Mulcahy G (2015) 'Comparison of Fasciola hepatica genotypes in relation to their ability to establish patent infections in the final host'. Veterinary Parasitology, 210 :145-150. [DOI] [Details]
Mukhopadhya A, Noronha N;Bahar B;Ryan MT;Murray BA;Kelly PM;O'Loughlin IB;O'Doherty JV;Sweeney T (2015) 'The anti-inflammatory potential of a moderately hydrolysed casein and its 5 kDa fraction in in vitro and ex vivo models of the gastrointestinal tract'. Food & function, 6 (2):612-621. [DOI] [Details]
Horodyska J, Sweeney T, Ryan M, Hamill RM (2015) 'Novel SNPs in the Ankyrin 1 gene and their association with beef quality traits'. Meat Science, 108 :88-96. [DOI] [Details]
Heim G, Walsh AM, Sweeney T, Doyle DN, O'Shea CJ, Ryan MT, O'Doherty JV (2014) 'Effect of seaweed-derived laminarin and fucoidan and zinc oxide on gut morphology, nutrient transporters, nutrient digestibility, growth performance and selected microbial populations in weaned pigs'. Nutrition, 111 (9):1577-1585. [DOI] [Details]
Mukhopadhya, Anindya and Noronha, Nessa and Bahar, Bojlul and Ryan, Marion T and Murray, Brian A and Kelly, Phil M and O'Loughlin, Ian B and O'Doherty, John V and Sweeney, Torres (2014) 'Anti-inflammatory effects of a casein hydrolysate and its peptide-enriched fractions on TNF$\alpha$-challenged Caco-2 cells and LPS-challenged porcine colonic explants'. Food Science \& Nutrition, . [Details]
Sweeney T, O'Halloran AM, Hamill RM, Davey GC, Gil M, Southwood OI, Ryan MT (2014) 'Novel variation in the FABP3 promoter and its association with fatness traits in pigs'. Meat Sci, 100C :32-40. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan MT, O'Shea CJ, Collins CB, O'Doherty JV, Sweeney T (2012) 'Effects of dietary supplementation with Laminaria hyperborea, Laminaria digitata, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae on the IL-17 pathway in the porcine colon'. Journal of Animal Science, 90 Suppl 4 :263-265. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan MT, Collins CB, O'Doherty JV, Sweeney T (2012) 'Effects of dietary Beta-glucans supplementation on cytokine expression in porcine liver'. Journal of Animal Science, 90 Suppl 4 :40-42. [DOI] [Details]
Sweeney, T. and Collins, CB and Reilly, P. and Pierce, KM and Ryan, M. and O'Doherty, JV (2012) 'Effect of purified $\beta$-glucans derived from Laminaria digitata, Laminaria hyperborea and Saccharomyces cerevisiae on piglet performance, selected bacterial populations, volatile fatty acids and pro-inflammatory cytokines in the gastrointestinal tract'. British Journal of Nutrition, 1 (1):1-9. [Details]
Ryan MT, Hamill RM, O'Halloran AM, Davey GC, McBryan J, Mullen AM, McGee C, Gispert M, Southwood OI, Sweeney T (2012) 'SNP variation in the promoter of the PRKAG3 gene and association with meat quality traits in pig'. BMC Genetics, 13 . [DOI] [Details]
Sweeney T, Collins CB, Reilly P, Pierce KM, Ryan M, O'Doherty JV (2012) 'Effect of purified Beta-glucans derived from Laminaria digitata, Laminaria hyperborea and Saccharomyces cerevisiae on piglet performance, selected bacterial populations, volatile fatty acids and pro-inflammatory cytokines in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs'. Nutrition, 108 (7):1226-1234. [DOI] [Details]
O'Shea CJ, Sweeney T, Bahar B, Ryan MT, Thornton K, O'Doherty JV (2012) 'Indices of gastrointestinal fermentation and manure emissions of growing-finishing pigs as influenced through singular or combined consumption of Lactobacillus plantarum and inulin'. Journal of Animal Science, 90 (11):3848-3857. [DOI] [Details]
O'Shea, C.J., Sweeney, T., Bahar, B., Ryan, M.T. and J.V. O'Doherty (2012) 'Singular consumption of either Lactobacillus plantarum or inulin reduces manure odour from finishing pigs, however this is negated when offered in combination'. Animal Science, . [Details]
Smith, A.G., O'Doherty, J.V., Reilly, P., Ryan, M.T., Bahar, B., Sweeney, T.; (2011) 'The effects of laminarin derived from Laminaria digitata on measurements of gut health: selected bacterial populations, intestinal fermentation, mucin gene expression and cytokine gene expression in the pig'. Nutrition, 105 (5):669-677. [DOI] [Details]
Smith AG, O¿Doherty JV, Reilly P, Ryan MT, Bahar B, Sweeney T (2011) 'The effects of laminarin derived from Laminaria spp. on measurements of gut health: select microbiota, intestinal fermentation, mucin gene expression and cytokine gene expression in the pig'. British Journal of Nutrition, . [Details]
Varley, P.F., Sweeney, T., Ryan, M.T., O'Doherty, J.V.; (2011) 'The effect of phosphorus restriction during the weaner-grower phase on compensatory growth, serum osteocalcin and bone mineralization in gilts'. Livestock Science, 135 :282-288. [DOI] [Details]
Morrissey, N.K., Bellenger, C.R., Ryan, M.T., Baird, A.W.; (2010) 'Cyclooxygenase-2 mRNA expression in equine nonglandular and glandular gastric mucosal biopsy specimens obtained before and after induction of gastric ulceration via intermittent feed deprivation'. Veterinary Research, 71 (11):1312-1320. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan, M.T., Collins, C.B., O'Doherty, J.V., Sweeney, T.; (2010) 'Selection of stable reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR in porcine gastrointestinal tissues'. Livestock Science, 133 (1-3):42-44. Available Online [Details]
Ryan MT, Smith AG, O'Doherty JV, Bahar B, Reilly P, Sweeney T (2010) 'Effects of nutrient supplementation with laminarin derived from Laminaria hyperborea and Laminaria digitata on mucin gene expression in the porcine ileum'. Livestock Science, 133 (1-3):236-238. [Details]
Smith AG, Ryan M, O'Doherty JV, Reilly P, Bahar B, Sweeney T (2010) 'Effects of dietary supplementation with laminarin derived from Laminaria hyperborea and Laminaria digitata on colonic mucin gene expression in pigs'. Livestock Science, 133 (1-3):204-206. [Details]
Sweeney T, Lenahan M, O'Brien SB, Byrne C, Ryan M, Kennedy CA, McNamara EB, Fanning S, Sheridan JJ, ; (2009) 'Molecular characterization of Irish E. coli O157:H7 isolates of human, bovine, ovine and porcine origin'. Journal of applied microbiology, 107 (4):1340-1349. [DOI] [Details]
Crowe MA, Lane EA, Sweeney T, Ryan M, Roche JF, ; (2009) 'Relationship between serum gonadotropins and pituitary immunoreactive gonadotropins and steroid receptors during the first FSH increase of the estrous cycle and following steroid treatment in heifers'. Animal Reproduction Science, 112 (1-2):66-82. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan MT, Baird AW, Mulholland CW, Irwin JA, ; (2009) 'Practical classes: a platform for deep learning? Overall context in the first-year veterinary curriculum'. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 36 (2):180-185. [DOI] [Details]
Mullane, N. R., Ryan, M., Iversen, C., Murphy, M., O'Gaora, P., Quinn, T., Whyte, P., Wall, P. G., Fanning, S., ; (2008) 'Development of multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis for the molecular subtyping of Enterobacter sakazakii'. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74 (4):1223-1231. [Details]
Ryan MT, Sweeney T,; (2007) 'Integrating molecular biology into the veterinary curriculum'. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 34 (5):658-673. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan MT, Mulholland CW, ; (2005) 'Evaluation of a distance-learning immunology and pathology module in a postgraduate biomedical science course'. British journal of biomedical science, 62 (1):9-14. [Details]
SAYERS, G., GOOD, B., HANRAHAN, J.P., RYAN, M., ANGLES, J.M. AND SWEENEY, T; (2005) 'Major Histocompatibility complex DRB1 gene: Its role in nematode resistance in the Suffolk and Texel sheep'. PARASITOLOGY, 131 :403-409. [Details]
Sayers, G; Good, B; Hanrahan, JP; Ryan, M; Sweeney, T; ; (2005) 'Intron 1 of the interferon gamma gene: Its role in nematode resistance in Suffolk and Texel sheep breeds'. Research in Veterinary Science, 79 (3):191-196. [Details]
Ryan MT, Sweeney T,; (2005) 'Genetic susceptibility to scrapie in sheep: a clinically relevant theme in veterinary medical education'. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 32 (4):544-550. [Details]
Ryan MT, Irwin JA, Bannon FJ, Mulholland CW, Baird AW, ; (2004) 'Observations of veterinary medicine students' approaches to study in pre-clinical years'. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 31 (3):242-254. [Details]
Sayers, G., Mitchel S., Ryan, M. Hanrahan, J.P., Stear M.J., Sweeney, T. (2004) 'Analysis of DRB1 exon 2 genotyping by STR size analysis in Suffolk and Texel sheep breeds'. Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research, 43 :177-183. [Details]
RYAN, M.T, MULHOLLAND, C.W. AND GILMORE W.S. ; (2000) 'Applications of computer aided learning in biomedical sciences: considerations in design and evaluation'. BRITISH JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, 57 :28-34. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Irwin JA, Murphy EP, Gallagher ME, Ryan MT, Gaines S, McMahon M (2013) Biochemistry teaching in veterinary medicine: the UCD experience Veterinary Education Symposium 2013 [Details]
M.T. RYAN, C. COLLINS, J. O' DOHERTY, T. SWEENEY; (2009) Selection of stable endogenous control genes for real-time PCR in TH1 and TH2 challenged porcine gastrointestinal tissues XI International symposium on digestive physiology of pigs [Details]
A.G. SMITH, M.T. RYAN, P. REILLY, B. BAHAR, J.V. O' DOHERTY, T. SWEENEY; (2009) Effects of dietary supplementation with laminarin derived from L. hyperborea and L. digitata on colonic mucin gene expression in finisher pigs XI International symposium on digestive physiology of pigs [Details]
A. M. O¿Halloran, M. Ryan, G. Davey, R. Hamill, A. Talbot, J. McBryan, A. M. Mullen, C. McGee, F. Cassidy and T. Sweeney.; (2009) Genetic diversity in the promoter region of the porcine FABP3 gene Pig Genome III Conference [Details]
C.A. KENNEDY, M. LENEHAN, M. RYAN, S. FANNING, J. SHERIDAN, T. SWEENEY; (2009) Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from human and pig origin induce different gene expression profiles in human epithelial cells XI International symposium on digestive physiology of pigs [Details]
M.T. RYAN, A.G. SMITH, B. BAHAR, P. REILLY, J.V. O¿DOHERTY, T. SWEENEY; (2009) Effects of nutrient supplementation with laminarin derived from L. hyperborea and L. digitata on mucin gene expression in the porcine ileum XI International symposium on digestive physiology of pigs [Details]
M. Ryan, A. M. O¿Halloran , G. Davey, R. Hamill, A. Talbot, J. McBryan, A. M. Mullen, C. McGee, F. Cassidy and T. Sweeney.; (2009) SNP variation in the promoter and 3¿ UTR of the porcine PRKAG3 gene Pig Genome III Conference [Details]
Mullane, N., Ryan, M., Iversen, C., Murphy, M., O¿Gaora, P., Quinn, T., Whyte, P., Wall., P., Fanning, S; (2007) Development of Multiple-Locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis for the Molecular Subtyping of Enterobacter sakazakii International Association for Food Protection’s Third European Symposium on Food Safety, Rome Italy [Details]