Dr Violetta Naughton
Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
- School of Biomedical Sciences
- Research Institute
- Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
- Coleraine campus
- +44 28 7012 4489
Violetta Naughton joined Ulster University in 2002 as a Marie Curie Research Fellow. In 2005, she was appointed the role of Teaching Fellow in Physiology and Anatomy and then appointed Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences at Ulster in 2007.
She graduated from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland with BSc (Hons) Animal Sciences (First Class) and was awarded PhD (Veterinary Medicine) from Warsaw University of Life Sciences WULS-SGGW, Poland, where she took up her first academic post (in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine).
She has also held visiting scientist positions at Lund University, Sweden (1997) and at Research Centre Foulum, (Aarhus University), Denmark (1998-2000), while on secondment from WULS-SGGW.
Currently, Dr Naughton is a Fellow of Royal Society of Biology (UK), Fellow of Institute of Biomedical Sciences (UK), Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK) and Associate Editor for Animal Physiology section of Veterinary and Animal Science international journal (Elsevier). She is also the Academic Coordinator for Biomedical and Behavioural Research Unit within Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Ulster University and a member of Northern Ireland Licensee Training Group.
Dr Naughton has published over 65 scientific research publications and a number of pedagogic outputs. She is the recipient of research awards including Domestic Individual Research Award from Foundation for Polish Science (1997), Individual Marie Curie Research Fellowship (2002) and Individual Research Award from the Rector of Warsaw University of Life Sciences WULS-SGGW (2006).
- Digestive physiology
- metabolism and host-microbial interactions
- drug-nutrient interaction with a focus on musculoskeletal health.
Animal and human physiology
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- Ex vivo murine gut model for screening of antibacterial properties of probiotic strains.Date: (2017)
- Detection of Salmonella enterica Serovar Rissen in Slaughter Pigs in Northern IrelandAdvances in MicrobiologyDate: (2017)
- The Effects of Environmental Stress on the Antibiotic Resistance Phenotype of Salmonella TyphimuriumDate: (2016)
- Effects of Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium LPS on spontaneous and acetylcholine-stimulated gut contractions ex vivoProceedings of I3S Conference Salmonella and Salmonellosis 2016, Saint Malo FRANCEDate: (2016)
- The effects of Laminaria digitata fibres on the gut microbiota: An in vitro and in vivo investigation.Date: (2016)
- Refinement of an anaesthesia protocol in laboratory mice to reduce acute stress related to intraperitoneal injectionsProceedings of The Physiological SocietyDate: (2016)
- The Effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG on Mechanical Properties of Long Bones and Body Composition in Immunodeficient MiceFood and Nutrition SciencesDate: (2016)
- Array based detection of antibiotic resistance genes in Gram negative bacteria isolated from retail poultry in the UK and IrelandInternational Journal of Food MicrobiologyDate: (2014)
- Supplementation with calcium and short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides affects markers of bone turnover but not bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.Journal of NutritionDate: (2014)
- An in vitro investigation into the prebiotic potential of polysaccharide rich extracts obtained from the brown seaweed Laminaria digital.Date: (2013)