Chemistry

Dr Danielle Ryan

BAppSc(Hons) (CSU) PhD (CSU)

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
Wagga Wagga
Building 288 Room 148

Danielle Ryan completed her PhD which focused on phenolics in olives at Charles Sturt University.  She then completed post-doctoral research at the University of Milan and RMIT University and commenced lecturing at CSU in 2005.

Danielle teaches Chemistry 1A, Chemistry 1B and Analytical Chemistry.  She is a member of the Chemistry Team Teaching Team, which won a Carrick citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in 2006 and Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011.

Danielle's research is focused on the application of analytical chemistry and separation science to complex natural metabolomes for the understanding of natural product quality and potential health benefits of bioactive compounds.  As part of this research, she collaborates with other universities (national and international) and supervises postgraduate (PhD) students.

Danielle is Treasurer of the Riverina-Murray section of the RACI and works closely with the Eastern Riverina Science Teachers Association.

Teaching Interests

Research Interests

Danielle's research is focused on the application of analytical chemistry and separation science to complex natural metabolomes for the understanding of natural product quality and potential health benefits of bioactive compounds.

Current projects include the application of gas chromatography-combustion-isotope ratio mass spectrometry in food authentication and traceability and the development of analytical methods for diagnosis and prognosis of coeliac disease.

Current Research Projects

  • 2013 Metabolomics as a tool for diagnosis and monitoring in Coeliac disease.  Funded by Coeliac Australia $20,000.  Collaborating scientists:  P Prenzler (CSU), E Newnham and P Gibson (Monash University).

Research Students

PhD Current
  • Katryna van Leeuwin "Innovative GC-C-IRM Methods".  Commenced July 2011

Professional Memberships

Other Professional Activities

  • Treasurer of the Riverina-Murray section of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Recent Publications

View Dr Ryan's publications on CRO.

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