Adjunct Instructor Profile

Michelle Casad

Instructor of Biology

Email: casadm@spu.edu
Phone: 206-281-2436
Office: Eaton 102


Education: BS, University of California, San Diego, 2001; MS, University of California, San Diego, 2006; PhD, Duke University, 2012. At SPU since 2014.


Selected Publications

  • Casad ME, Yu L, Daniels JP, Wolf MJ, Rockman HA. Deletion of Siah-interacting protein gene in Drosophila causes cardiomyopathy. Mol Genet Genomics. 2012 Apr;287(4):351-60.
  • Casad ME, Abraham D, Kim IM, Frangakis S, Dong B, Lin N, Wolf MJ, Rockman HA. Cardiomyopathy is associated with ribosomal protein gene haplo-insufficiency in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 2011 Nov;189(3):861-70.
  • Kim BE, Turski ML, Nose Y, Casad M, Rockman HA, Thiele DJ. Cardiac copper deficiency activates a systemic signaling mechanism that communicates with the copper acquisition and storage organs. Cell Metab. 2010 May 5;11(5):353-63.
  • Suckow MA, Zollman A, Cornelissen I, Casad M, Roahrig J, Castellino FJ, Rosen ED. Tissue distribution of fetal liver cells following in utero transplantation in mice. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2005 Dec;230(11):860-4.
  • Rosen ED, Cornelissen I, Liang Z, Zollman A, Casad M, Roahrig J, Suckow M, Castellino FJ. In utero transplantation of wild-type fetal liver cells rescues factor X-deficient mice from fatal neonatal bleeding diatheses. J Thromb Haemost. 2003 Jan;1(1):19-27.

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