Pierre Lacasse

Ph.DCRDBLP, Agriculture and Agrifood Canada

Pierre Lacasse received a PhD in animal sciences from McGill University in 1993. In 1994, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Ruakura Agricultural Research Centre in Hamilton, New Zealand, where he studied the relationship between mammary blood flow and milk yield. Since 1995, he has been conducting research on the biology of lactation for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre in Quebec. His current research program focuses on the biological control of lactation persistence, factors influencing milk synthesis, the effect of dairy cow management on productivity and susceptibility to illness and the development of new tools to combat mastitis. He is one of the founding members of the Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network.