BVSc , MVSc (India), PhD(USyd), GCULT (CSturtU)
Marie joined the School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences, CSU in September 2008. She has a PhD from the University of Sydney. Her PhD focused on "Improving bone health to optimise Calcium metabolism in the dairy cow to minimize the risk of milk fever".
Her research interests include ruminant physiology particularly energy and mineral interactions, peri-parturient disorders and their impact on production and reproduction in sheep and cattle. Her special interest includes calcium homeostasis and role of minerals and vitamins in immunity and bone health in sheep, cattle and poultry. Marie has been successful in securing external grants as both principal and co- investigator from DSM nutritional, Meat & Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation grants.
Marie is the subject coordinator for Veterinary Physiology and teaches Anatomy and Physiology to Animal science and Veterinary science graduates and was the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/ Bachelor of Veterinary science Honours coordinator from 2012 to 2019.
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Marie has been actively involved in the supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students.