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Theresa M Casey

Animal Sciences 

  • Research Assistant Professor
BCHM Room 326

Education: B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Vermont

Area of Expertise: Mammary development and neoplasia, regulation of lactation


ANSC 59500 - Mammary Gland Biology and Lactation


Recent Publications

Awards and Honors

APS Select Award May 2015, American Physiological Society (APS) collection that showcases some of the best recently published articles in physiological research (article no. 1). 

Personal Information

Theresa and her husband are raising four children on a hobby farm with chickens, horses and a dog. 


Selected Publications

Casey, T. M., Crodian, J. S., Erickson, E., Donkin, S. S., & Plaut, K. I. (2014). Circadian system disruption with chronic light-dark shifts decreases milk yield and synthesis of milk fat, protein and lactose in dairy cows. Advances in Dairy Research, 2(2). doi:10.4172/2329-888X.1000119

Casey, T. M., Crodian, J. S., Erickson, E. M., Kuropatwinski, K., Gleiberman, A. S., & Antoch, M. (2014). Tissue-specific changes in molecular clocks during the transition from pregnancy to lactation. Biology of Reproduction, 90(6), 124.

Schmitt, B., Povinelli, L., Crodian, J. S., Casey, T. M., & Plaut, K. I. (2014). Circadian rythms of ewes suckling singletons versus twins during the second week of lactation. BIOS, 86(3).

Erickson, E., Casey, T. M., & Plaut, K. I. (2014). Determining the role of Clock in the mammary cell growth regulation. JPUR.

Casey, T. M., Patel, O., & Lawler, G. P. (2015). Transcriptomes reveal alterations in gravity impact circadian clocks and activate mechanotransduction pathways with adaptation through epigenetic change. Physiological Genomics, 47, 113-128. doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00117.2014

Fu, M., Zhang, L., Ahmed, L., Plaut, K. I., Haas, D., Szucs, K., & Casey, T. M. (2015). Does circadian disruption play a role in the metabolic-hormonal link to delayed lactogenesis II? Frontiers in Nutrition, 2(4). doi:10.3389/fnut.2015.00004

Suarez Trujillo, A., & Casey, T. M. (2016). Serotoninergic and circadian systems: driving mammary gland development and function. Frontiers in Physiology, 7. doi:10.3389/fphys.2016.00301