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Associate Professor
Year Started at JMU: 2013
Contact Info

Research Description
  • Influence of dietary ingredients on small intestinal morphology and cell population dynamics
  • Endocrine regulation of mammary gland development and cell lineage
  • Human Anatomy (BIO290)
  • Human Physiology (BIO270)
  • Endocrinology (BIO468/568)
  • Human Histology labs (BIO 482, 582)

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  • PhD in Mammary Biology, 2009, Virginia Tech
  • MVSc in Veterinary Pathology, 2002, Kerala Agricultural University, India
  • BS in Veterinary Science, 2000, Kerala Agricultural University, India
Select Publications
  • Velayudhan, B. T., Huderson, B. P., Ellis, S. E., Parsons, C. L., Hovey, R. C., Rowson, A. R. and Akers, R. M. (2015). Ovariectomy in young prepubertal dairy heifers causes complete suppression of mammary progesterone receptors. Dom. Anim. Endo. 51: 8-18
  • Velayudhan, B. T., McGilliard, M. L., Jiang, H., Ellis, S. E., and Akers, R. M. (2013). Gene expression profile in prepubertal bovine mammary parenchyma and epithelial cells in response to ovariectomy. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 44: 8-14.
  • Velayudhan, B. T., Huderson, B. P., McGilliard, M. L., Jiang, H., Ellis, S. E and Akers, RM. (2012). Effect of staged ovariectomy on measures of mammary growth and development in prepubertal dairy heifers. Animal. 6:6; 941-951.

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