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Katherine E. Nolan, D.V.M.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-5992

Faculty Appointments

  • Assistant Professor - Department of Comparative Medicine (SMD)



Bachelor of Science | College of William and Mary

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine | Purdue University
Veterinary Medicine

Master of Science | The Ohio State University
Comparative and Veterinary Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/2017 - 06/2020
Laboratory Animal Resident at The Ohio State University, Office of Research, University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR) •ACLAM-recognized residency training program combined with Master's degree in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine •Provide clinical care to a wide variety of laboratory species including mice, rats, guinea pigs,hamsters, cotton rats, rabbits, canines, ferrets, pigs, zebrafish, opossums, ponies, owl monkeys and livestock under the supervision of ACLAM-boarded veterinarians •Train investigators to perform basic handling, techniques and tissue collection in rodents as well as surgical procedures including orthotopic lung tumor implantation, cecal ligation puncture,intracarotid injections, ovariectomy and castration in mice • Perform rodent colony health management via live sentinel and exhaust plenum testing, environmental testing, surveillance and treatment of C. bovis and importation coordination •Provide anesthesia and surgical support to the experimental surgery core for large animal models including dogs, pigs and rabbits •Participate in regulatory oversight through semi-annual IACUC inspections, protocol review, monthly IACUC meetings, USDA inspections and AAALAC site visits • Mentor veterinary student on summer research project entitled "Comparison of Facial Vein (FV) and Submental (SM) Blood Collection Success" to validate SM as an effective blood collection technique to implement for research staff •Provide training and support for the Welfare and Wellness ASLAP Group canine enrichment program


National AALAS Resident Laboratory Investigations Platform, Second Place
Sponsor: American Association of Laboratory Animal Science
Location: Denver, CO

2016 - 2017
Salsbury Scholarship
Sponsor: Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: West Lafayette, IN

2015 - 2016
SVM Class of 1968 Scholarship
Sponsor: Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Location: West Lafayette, IN

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Journal Articles

Nolan KE, Baer LA, Karekar P, Nelson AM, Stanford KI, Doolittle LM, Rosas LE, Hickman-Davis JM, Singh H, Davis IC. "Metabolic shifts modulate lung injury caused by infection with H1N1 influenza A virus." Virology.. 2021 Jul; 559:111-119. Epub 2021 Apr 06.

Tu, D.; Nolan, K.; Pavan, A.; Stewart, J.; Freed, C. "When It Comes to Mouse Blood Collection for Inexperienced Users Chin Up, Don't Get Cheeky" . Laboratory Animal Science Professional. 2021; : 50-52.

Nolan KE, Bidot WA, Perret-Gentil MI, Malbrue RA. "Evaluation of the Sterility of Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil for Use During Rodent Surgery." Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS.. 2021 Jan 1; 60(1):85-90. Epub 2020 Nov 23.