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Karen I Plaut

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences

Agricultural Research at Purdue 

  • Director of Ag Research

Selected Publications

Casey, T., Patel, O. V., & Plaut, K. I. (2015). Transcriptomes reveal alterations in gravity impact circadian clocks andactivate mechanotransduction pathways with adaptation through epigeneticchange. Physiological Genomics, 47(4), 113-128. doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00117.2014

Casey, T., Zakrzewska, E. I., Maple, R. L., Lintault, L., Wade, C. E., Baer, L. A., Ronca, A. E., . . . Plaut, K. I. (2012). Hypergravity disruption of homeorhetic adaptations to lactation in ratdams include changes in circadian clocks. BIOLOGY OPEN, 1(6), 570-581. doi:10.1242/bio.2012687

Plaut, K. I., & Casey, T. (2012). Does the circadian system regulate lactation? ANIMAL, 6(3), 394-402. doi:10.1017/S1751731111002187

Casey, T. M., & Plaut, K. I. (2012). LACTATION BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Circadian clocks as mediators of thehomeorhetic response to lactation. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, 90(3), 744-754. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4590

De Vries, L. D., Casey, T., Dover, H., VandeHaar, M. J., & Plaut, K. I. (2011). Effects of transforming growth factor-beta on mammary remodeling duringthe dry period of dairy cows. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 94(12), 6036-6046. doi:10.3168/jds.2011-4590

Patel, O. V., & Plaut, K. I. (2011). Homeorhetic Adaptation During the Pregnancy to Lactation Transition:Role of Solute-Linked Transporter Genes in Key Metabolic Tissues. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, 85(SI).

Casey, T., Dover, H., Liesman, J., DeVries, L., Kiupel, M., VandeHaar, M., & Plaut, K. I. (2011). Transcriptome Analysis of Epithelial and Stromal Contributions toMammogenesis in Three Week Prepartum Cows. PLOS ONE, 6(7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022541

Patel, O. V., Casey, T., Dover, H., & Plaut, K. I. (2011). Homeorhetic adaptation to lactation: comparative transcriptome analysisof mammary, liver, and adipose tissue during the transition frompregnancy to lactation in rats. FUNCTIONAL & INTEGRATIVE GENOMICS, 11(1), 193-202. doi:10.1007/s10142-010-0193-0