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Naughton, Violetta Dr

Teaching Fellow - Physiology and Anatomy

Academic and Professional Qualifications
- 1996: PhD Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland
- 1990: BSc (First Class Hons) Animal Sciences, Agricultural University of Wroc1aw, Poland

Career History
- 2005-present: Teaching Fellow, University of Ulster, Coleraine
- 2002-2004: Marie Curie Research Fellowship, University of Ulster, Coleraine
- 1995-2004: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland
- 1998-2000: Visiting Scientist, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, Denmark

Teaching & Learning Activities

Lectures / practicals / tutorials in physiology; study skills programme

Research Interests and publications

Naughton, Violetta Dr


Dr Violetta Naughton
Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute


Room W2017
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124489

Naughton, Violetta Dr - Publications

Number of items: 39.

Naughton, Violetta, Dixon, Dorian, Rainey, Lisa, Cormac McGarrigle, Cormac and Naughton, Patrick (2016) The Effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG on Mechanical Properties of Long Bones and Body Composition in Immunodeficient Mice. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 7. pp. 173-179.

McNeece, G, Naughton, Violetta, Woodward, MJ, Dooley, JSG and Naughton, Patrick (2014) Array based detection of antibiotic resistance genes in Gram negative bacteria isolated from retail poultry in the UK and Ireland. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 179.

Slevin, Mary, Allsopp, Philip, Magee, Pamela, Bonham, Maxine, Naughton, Violetta, Strain, JJ, Duffy, Maresa E, Wallace, Julie and McSorley, E. M. (2014) Supplementation with calcium and short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides affects markers of bone turnover but not bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.. Journal of Nutrition, 144 (3). pp. 297-304.

Naughton, Violetta, Naughton, Patrick, Naughton, Patrick, McSorley, Emeir and Laerke, Helle N. (2013) Duodenal application of Li+ in sub-maximal therapeutic dose inhibits exocrine pancreatic secretion and modulates gastro-duodenal myoelectrical activity in a conscious pig model. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, just-i. pp. 130513092607009.

Strain, Conall, Collins, KG, Smyth, TJ, Soler-Vila, A, Rea, MC, Stanton, C, Ross, RP, Allsopp, Philip, Naughton, Violetta and McSorley, E. M. (2013) An in vitro investigation into the prebiotic potential of polysaccharide rich extracts obtained from the brown seaweed Laminaria digital.. In: The Society for General Microbiology Irish Division Autumn Meeting Gut Microbes - Friend, or Foe?, University of ULster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland UK. University of Ulster.

Naughton, Violetta, Duffy, E. M. and Naughton, Patrick (2011) Changes in calcium status in aged rats fed Lactobacillus GG and Bifidobacterium lactis and oligofructose-enriched inulin.. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquée, nutrition et métabolisme, 36 (1). pp. 161-5.

Naughton, Violetta and Naughton, Patrick (2011) Effects of Selected Feed Compounds and Feed Additives on Gastrointestinal Tract Functions in Farm Animals: Health vs. Productivity Perspective. In: Animal Feed: Types, Nutrition and Safety. (Eds: Borgearo, Sarah R.), Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, pp. 107-126. ISBN 978-1-61209-346-8

Naughton, Violetta and Lauritzen, Jan (2009) Teaching of physiology during the transition period (second to third level) to a mixed cohort of first year students from different educational backgrounds. In: EFYE 2009: Enhancing the first-year experience: Theory, research and practice, Groningen, The Netherlands. The European First Year Experience Network. 29-29

Cook, Tony and Naughton, Violetta (2009) Meeting student expectations: Getting closer.. In: EFYE: Enhancing the first-year experience: Theory, research and practice, Groningen, The Netherlands. The European First Year Experience Network. 116-116

Naughton, Violetta, Naughton, Patrick, Lauritzen, J. S. and Hedemann, M. S. (2008) Characteristic of duodenal myoelectric activity in relation to food in piglets during the 3rd and 4th week of life. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE, 114 (1). pp. 11-18.

Naughton, Violetta, Rowland, Ian, Cani, Patrice D., Neyrinck, Audrey M., Delzenne, Nathalie M. and Naughton, Patrick (2006) Effect on components of the intestinal microflora and plasma neuropeptide levels of feeding Lactobacillus delbrueckii, Bifidobacterium lactis, and inulin to adult and elderly rats. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 72 (10). pp. 6533-6538.

Naughton, Violetta, Rowland, I, Laerke, HN, Grant, G and Naughton, Patrick (2006) Relationship between dietary-induced changes in intestinal commensal microflora and duodenojejunal myoelectric activity monitored by radiotelemetry in the rat in vivo. EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 91 (1). pp. 229-237.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Laerke, H. N. and Naughton, Patrick (2004) Application of radio-telemetry using DSI implants and equipment for gastrointestinal EMG recording in rats.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Laerke, Helle N., Rowland, Ian and Naughton, Patrick (2004) The effects of pro- and pre-biotics on intestinal myoelectrical activity in rats - preliminary results.. In: XII European Symposium on Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Cambridge, UK. Robinson College, Cambridge, UK. 98-98

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta and Hedemann, M. S. (2003) New rearing system for piglets providing automatic feeding and limited social contact. In: 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs, Banff, AB, Canada. University of Alberta, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, 2003 - 432 page. 3-3

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta (2002) The effect of butyrate on intestinal morphology and function (Polish).. Biologiczna Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 1. pp. 2-8.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Laerke, H. N., Hedemann, M.S. and Jensen, B. B. (2001) Effect of intraduodenal infusion of lactic and formic acid on pancreatic juice secretion and antroduodenal myoelectric activity in piglets after weaning. In: Digestive Physiology of Pigs. (Eds: Lindberg, J. E. and Ogle, B.), CABI, pp. 215-217. ISBN 0851995179

Naughton, Violetta, Gregard, A, Westrom, B, Hedemann, MS, Laerke, HN, Kruszewska, D and Pierzynowski, SG (2001) The role of cholinergic and peptidergic pathways in the regulation of pancreatic exocrine function during postnatal development in pigs. EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 86 (3). pp. 399-409.

Wolinski, J, Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Biernat, M, Babelewska, M, Korczyniski, W and Zabielski, R (2001) Exogenous leptin influences gastrointestinal growth and in vitro small intestinal motility in neonatal piglets - preliminary results. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 10 (Suppl.). pp. 249-254.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta (2001) Feed acidifies for weaned piglets - effects on selected physiological parameters of GI tract..

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), V, Laerke, HN, Hedemann, MS, Hojsgaard, S, Pierzynowski, SG and Jensen, BB (2000) The effect of change of the diet and feeding regimen at weaning on duodenal myoelectrical activity in piglets. ANIMAL SCIENCE, 71 (Part 3). pp. 443-451.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Laerke, HN, Hedemann, MS, Jensen, BB, Hojsgaard, S and Pierzynowski, SG (2000) Myoelectrical activity of gastric antrum in conscious piglets around weaning. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, 80 (4). pp. 577-584.

Laerke, HN, Naughton, Violetta, Hedemann, MS, Jensen, BB and Pierzynowski, SG (2000) Aspects of gastrointestinal motility in relation to the development of digestive function in neonates. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 66 (2). pp. 133-139.

Loret, S, Brolet, P, Pierzynowski, S, Gouders, I, Klimek, M, Danielson, V, Rosted, A, Naughton, Violetta and Dandrifosse, G (2000) Pancreatic exocrine secretions as a source of luminal polyamines in pigs. EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 85 (3). pp. 301-308.

Naughton, Violetta and Zabielski, Romuald (2000) Positive and negative effects of dietary manipulation on gastrointestinal tract function in farm animals. In: VIth International Feed Production Conference - Food Safety: current situation and perspectives in the European Community., Piacenza, Italy. Proceedings of the 6th International Feed Production Conference, Piacenza, 27-28 November 2000. 180-187

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta (2000) Development of intestinal motility in piglets (Polish).. In: XI Congress of Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences (Biology of Neonates), Lublin, Poland. Dzial Wydawnictw PIW, Pulawy, Poland. 142-156

Kato, S, Onaga, T, Zabielski, R, Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta and Guilloteau, P (1999) Characteristics of in vivo and in vitro experimental models. In: Biology of the Pancreas in Growing Animals. (Eds: Pierzynowski, Stefan Grzegorz and Zabielski, Romulald), Elsevier Science Ltd, pp. 89-122. ISBN 0444502173

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Ploszaj, T, Barej, W and Zabielski, R (1999) Periodic pattern of secretion of pancreatic juice proteins in newborn calves demonstrated by SDS-page electrophoresis. In: Biology of the Pancreas in Growing Animals. (Eds: Pierzynowski, Stefan Grzegorz and Zabielski, Romuald), Elsevier Science Ltd, pp. 139-149. ISBN 0444502173

Gralak, MA, Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Bogucka-Sciezynska, A and Zabielski, R (1999) Zinc output in pancreatic juice in preruminant calves - a preliminary study. In: MACROELEMENTS AND TRACE ELEMENTS. Verlag Harald Schubert, Leipzig, Germany. 866-873

Puchala, R, Zabielski, R, Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Gralak, M, Kiela, P and Barej, W (1998) Influence of duodenal infusion of betaine or choline on blood metabolites and duodenal electrical activity in Friesian calves. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, 131 (Part 3). pp. 321-327.

Zabielski, R, Naughton, Violetta, Borlak, J, Gregory, PC, Kiela, P, Pierzynowski, SG and Barej, W (1998) Effects of intraduodenal administration of tarazepide on pancreatic secretion and duodenal EMG in neonatal calves. REGULATORY PEPTIDES, 78 (1-3). pp. 113-123.

Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Pierzynowski, SG, Johansen, HN, Jensen, MS and Jensen, BB (1998) Weaning of pigs: duodenal myoelectrical activity during the change from sow's milk to solid feed. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 7. pp. 267-270.

Gralak, Mikolaj A., Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta, Puchala, Ryszard, Barej, Wieslaw and Dymnicki, E (1998) The effect of betaine and rumen undegradable choline on growth rate and feed efficiency in calves. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 7 (3-s). pp. 229-233.

Zabielski, R, Kiela, P, Lesniewska, V, Krzeminski, R, Mikolajczyk, M and Barej, W (1997) Kinetics of pancreatic juice secretion in relation to duodenal migrating myoelectric complex in preruminant and ruminant calves fed twice daily. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 78 (3). pp. 427-442.

Zabielski, R, Naughton, Violetta and Guilloteau, P (1997) Collection of pancreatic juice in experimental animals: mini-review of materials and methods. REPRODUCTION NUTRITION DEVELOPMENT, 37 (4). pp. 385-399.

Puchala, R, Zabielski, R, Lesniewska, V, Kiela, P and Barej, W (1997) Influence of duodenal infusion of L-methionine and L-methionine-dl-sulfoxide on amino acid concentration and duodenal electrical activity in Friesian calves. ANIMAL FEED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 66 (1-4). pp. 75-84.

Gralak, Mikolaj, Leontowicz, Hanna, Leontowicz, Maria, Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta and Kulasek, Gustaw (1996) The effects of calcium and sodium loading on organic matter digestibility and mineral absorption in sheep. 3. Changes of the Ca, Mg, Zn and Cu concentration in rumen fluid.. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 5. pp. 365-378.

Leontowicz, Hanna, Gralak, Mikolaj, Leontowicz, Maria, Kulasek, Gustaw, Krzeminski, Ryszard and Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta (1995) The effects of calcium and sodium loading on organic matter digestibility and mineral absorption in sheep. 2. Absorption of minerals.. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 4. pp. 311-319.

Leontowicz, Hanna, Krzeminski, Ryszard, Leontowicz, Maria, Kulasek, Gustaw, Gralak, Mikolaj and Naughton (nee Lesniewska), Violetta (1995) The effects of calcium and sodium loading on organic matter digestibility and mineral absorption in sheep. 1. Digestion in forestomachs and small intestine.. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 4. pp. 299-309.

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