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Linda Giblin

Research Officer

Research Interests

  • Prenatal infant programming: Influence of gestational diet on offspring
  • Foods for weight management: Bioassays for satiety, lipolysis and glycemia
  • Nutrient sensing in the gut
  • Bioactive peptides
  • Genotype-phenotype interactions
  • Adiposity


1989 B.Sc. (hons) Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

1995 Ph.D. Microbiology Dept., University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

  1. O'Sullivan, D. J., L. Giblin, P. L. McSweeney, J. J. Sheehan, and P. D. Cotter. 2013. Nucleic acid-based approaches to investigate microbial-related cheese quality defects. Front Microbiol. 4:1. Epub
  2. Bruen, C. M., A. P. Kett, F. O'Halloran, V. Chaurin, M. A. Fenelon, K. A. Cashman, and L. Giblin. 2012. Effect of gelatinisation of starch with casein proteins on incretin hormones and glucose transporters in vitro. Br J Nutr. 107:155-63.
  3. Bruen, C. M., F. O'Halloran, K. D. Cashman, and L. Giblin. 2012. The effects of food components on hormonal signalling in gastrointestinal enteroendocrine cells. Food Funct. 3:1131-43.
  4. Kett, A. P., C. M. Bruen, F. O'Halloran, V. Chaurin, P. G. Lawlor, J. A. O'Mahony, L. Giblin, and M. A. Fenelon. 2012. The effect of alpha- or beta-casein addition to waxy maize starch on postprandial levels of glucose, insulin, and incretin hormones in pigs as a model for humans. Food Nutr Res. 56.
  5. Beecher, C., M. Daly, R. P. Ross, J. Flynn, T. V. McCarthy, and L. Giblin. 2012. Characterization of the bovine innate immune response in milk somatic cells following intramammary infection with Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies dysgalactiae. J Dairy Sci. 95:5720-9.
  6. Hand, K. V., C. M. Bruen, F. O'Halloran, H. Panwar, D. Calderwood, L. Giblin, and B. D. Green. 2012. Examining acute and chronic effects of short- and long-chain fatty acids on peptide YY (PYY) gene expression, cellular storage and secretion in STC-1 cells. Eur J Nutr.
  7. Hand, K. V., L. Giblin, and B. D. Green. 2012. Hormone profiling in a novel enteroendocrine cell line pGIP/neo: STC-1. Metabolism. 61:1683-6.
  8. Le Maux, S., L. Giblin, T. Croguennec, S. Bouhallab, and A. Brodkorb. 2012. beta-Lactoglobulin as a molecular carrier of linoleate: characterization and effects on intestinal epithelial cells in vitro. J Agric Food Chem. 60:9476-83.
  9. Wijga, S., J. W. Bastiaansen, E. Wall, E. Strandberg, Y. de Haas, L. Giblin, and H. Bovenhuis. 2012. Genomic associations with somatic cell score in first-lactation Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci. 95:899-908.
  10. Waters, S. M., M. S. McCabe, D. J. Howard, L. Giblin, D. A. Magee, D. E. MacHugh, and D. P. Berry. 2011. Associations between newly discovered polymorphisms in the Bos taurus growth hormone receptor gene and performance traits in Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle. Anim Genet. 42:39-49.
  11. Bahar, B., F. O'Halloran, M. J. Callanan, S. McParland, L. Giblin, and T. Sweeney. 2011. Bovine lactoferrin (LTF) gene promoter haplotypes have different basal transcriptional activities. Anim Genet. 42:270-9.
  12. McNamara, L. B., L. Giblin, T. Markham, N. C. Stickland, D. P. Berry, J. J. O'Reilly, P. B. Lynch, J. P. Kerry, and P. G. Lawlor. 2011. Nutritional intervention during gestation alters growth, body composition and gene expression patterns in skeletal muscle of pig offspring. Animal. 5:1195-206.
  13. Mullen, M. P., D. P. Berry, D. J. Howard, M. G. Diskin, C. O. Lynch, L. Giblin, D. A. Kenny, D. A. Magee, K. G. Meade, and S. M. Waters. 2011. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) Gene are Associated with Performance in Holstein-Friesian Dairy Cattle. Front Genet. 2:3.
  14. Giblin, L., S. T. Butler, B. M. Kearney, S. M. Waters, M. J. Callanan, and D. P. Berry. 2010. Association of bovine leptin polymorphisms with energy output and energy storage traits in progeny tested Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle sires. BMC Genet. 11:73.
  15. Hand, K. V., C. M. Bruen, F. O'Halloran, L. Giblin, and B. D. Green. 2010. Acute and chronic effects of dietary fatty acids on cholecystokinin expression, storage and secretion in enteroendocrine STC-1 cells. Mol Nutr Food Res. 54 Suppl 1:S93-S103.