IT Sligo Staff Profiles

DR Jeremy Michael Bird

Head of School of Science

Contact Details

Head of School
Science Central
B2204
School of Science,
IT Sligo, Ash Lane,
Sligo
Ireland

T: 0719155233
E: bird.jerry@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

University of London 1974-1977  BSc (Hons) Applied Biology.
MSc Applied Biology  University of Plymouth 1979-1980. 
Research Officer in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Reading 1980-1981.
Research Officer Medical Research Council 1981-1983.
Scientific Officer in Human Genetics, University Hospital of Wales 1983-1985.
Research Scientist, Department of Microbiology NUI Galway 1985-1987 (completing PhD in Genetics).
Research Scientist and Postdoc Scientist at the National Diagnostic Centre, NUI Galway 1987-1992
Lecturer L2 IT Tallaght 1992-1995.
Lecturer IT Sligo 1995-2005.
Senior Lecturer IT Sligo 1995-2009
Head of Science IT Sligo 2009- Date 

Books

  Year Publication
(2016) Ancient DNA Analysis of the Ballyhanna Human Remains in The Science of a Lost Medieval Graveyard.
Tierney, S and Bird, JM (2016) Ancient DNA Analysis of the Ballyhanna Human Remains in The Science of a Lost Medieval Graveyard. Dublin: TII. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Molecular Sex Identification of juvenile skeletal remains from an Irish Medieval Population using Ancient DNA Analysis'
Tierney, SN and Bird, JM (2015) 'Molecular Sex Identification of juvenile skeletal remains from an Irish Medieval Population using Ancient DNA Analysis'. Journal of Archaeological Science, 62 :27-38 [Details]
(2009) 'Haemochromatosis Gene Frequency in a Control and Diabetic Irish'
Kirk, L., Bird, JM., Ramadan, S., Samad, A., Adebayo, G., Lourens, W. and Williams, J (2009) 'Haemochromatosis Gene Frequency in a Control and Diabetic Irish'. IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 178 (1):39-42 [Details]
(2006) 'Endothelial cell adhesion molecule (CAM) expression following exposure to physiological coronary WSS'
L. O'Keeffe, E Gibney, G Muir, B McCormack, J Bird, R. Nerem, T. (2006) 'Endothelial cell adhesion molecule (CAM) expression following exposure to physiological coronary WSS'. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 39 (1) [Details]
(2000) 'Isolation and Purification of an EGFr related inhibitor of cell growth from cultured astrocytes. '
Chestnutt K, Bird JM, Carroll K. (2000) 'Isolation and Purification of an EGFr related inhibitor of cell growth from cultured astrocytes. '. Neuroscience Letters, 294 (2):121-124 [Details]
(1995) 'he Use of Recombinant Phage Antibodies in the Study of Growth Activation of Astrocytes'
Chestnutt, K., Carroll, K. and Bird, JM. (1995) 'he Use of Recombinant Phage Antibodies in the Study of Growth Activation of Astrocytes'. IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 165 (3) [Details]
(1993) 'The effects of electropermeabilisation on the acrosome reaction of fresh and cryopreserved human spermatozoa'
Wall, M., Bird, JM., Carroll, C. and Houghton, JA. (1993) 'The effects of electropermeabilisation on the acrosome reaction of fresh and cryopreserved human spermatozoa'. IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 162 (9):389-370 [Details]
(1992) 'The binding of exogeneous DNA fragments to bovine spermatozoa'
Bird, JM., Powell, R., Horan, RH., Gannon, FX. and Houghton, JA. (1992) 'The binding of exogeneous DNA fragments to bovine spermatozoa'. Animal Biotechnology, 3 (2):181-201 [Details]
(1991) 'The effects of electropermeabilisation on the association of foreign DNA with pig sperm'
Horan, RH., Powell, R., Bird, JM., Gannon, FX. and Houghton, JA (1991) 'The effects of electropermeabilisation on the association of foreign DNA with pig sperm'. Archives of andrology, 28 (2):105-115 [Details]
(1990) 'Cytogenetic analysis of porcine sperm chromosomes following in vitro fertilisation of zona free hamster oocytes'
Bird, JM. and Houghton, JA. (1990) 'Cytogenetic analysis of porcine sperm chromosomes following in vitro fertilisation of zona free hamster oocytes'. Archives of andrology, 25 :45-57 [Details]
(1990) 'The activation of mammalian sperm (Review Article commissioned by the Journal)'
Bird, JM. and Houghton, JA. (1990) 'The activation of mammalian sperm (Review Article commissioned by the Journal)'. SCIENCE PROGRESS, 75 :107-120 [Details]
(1989) 'Fertilisation of zona free hamster ova by ionophore treated boar spermatozoa and the condensation of sperm chromosomes'
Bird, JM. and Houghton, JA. (1989) 'Fertilisation of zona free hamster ova by ionophore treated boar spermatozoa and the condensation of sperm chromosomes'. Animal Reproduction Science, 21 :125-140 [Details]
(1989) 'Motility and acrosomal changes in ionophore treated bovine spermatozoa and their relationship with in vitro penetration of zona free hamster oocytes'
Bird, JM., Carey, S. and Houghton, J. (1989) 'Motility and acrosomal changes in ionophore treated bovine spermatozoa and their relationship with in vitro penetration of zona free hamster oocytes'. Theriogenelogy, 32 (2):227-242 [Details]
(1988) 'In vitro fertilisation of hamster oocytes by bovine spermatozoa'
Bird, JM. and Houghton, JA. (1988) 'In vitro fertilisation of hamster oocytes by bovine spermatozoa'. Heredity, 60 (2):313-314 [Details]
(1985) 'Cell surface changes in preimplantation mouse embryos during compaction investigated using FITC conjugated lectins after proteolytic enzyme treatment. '
Kimber, SJ. and Bird, JM. (1985) 'Cell surface changes in preimplantation mouse embryos during compaction investigated using FITC conjugated lectins after proteolytic enzyme treatment. '. Development Genes and Evolution, 194 (8):470-479 [Details]
(1984) 'Oligosaccharides containing 1-3 and  1-4 linked fucose to N-acetyl glucosamine cause decompaction of mouse morulae'
Bird, JM. and Kimber, SJ. (1984) 'Oligosaccharides containing 1-3 and  1-4 linked fucose to N-acetyl glucosamine cause decompaction of mouse morulae'. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 104 :449-460 [Details]
(1983) 'Events in the cytoplasm during male meiosis in Lilium'
Bird, JM., Porter, EK. and Dickinson, HG. (1983) 'Events in the cytoplasm during male meiosis in Lilium'. Journal of Cell Science, 59 :27-42 [Details]
(1982) 'Nucleic acid synthesis in microsporocytes of Lilium cinnabar: Events in the nucleus'
Porter,EK., Bird, JM. and Dickinson, HG. (1982) 'Nucleic acid synthesis in microsporocytes of Lilium cinnabar: Events in the nucleus'. Journal of Cell Science, 57 :229-246 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(1987) 'The Fragile X Syndrome in Twin Sisters'
Cowie, VA., Rameshwari-Singh, K., Wheeler, R. and Bird, JM (1987) 'The Fragile X Syndrome in Twin Sisters' Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 31 :81-85. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(1988) 11th International Congress on Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination
Bird, JM. and Houghton, JA. (1988) Heterologous in vitro fertilisation of zona free hamster oocytes as a method for the visualisation of bovine sperm chromosomes 11th International Congress on Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination , pp.320-323 [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
(1990) Heterospecific in vitro fertilisation and the cytogenetic analysis of sperm chromosomes.
Bird, JM. (1990) Heterospecific in vitro fertilisation and the cytogenetic analysis of sperm chromosomes. Galway: Thesis [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
1980 Master of Science Applied Biology University of Plymouth
1977 Bachelor of Science Applied Biology University of London
1990 PhD (Genetics) National University of Ireland