Office: 508 Mueller Laboratory
BSc 2009 Drexel University (Honors)
DVM 2015 Purdue University
Caty Tylan is applying her skills and interest in veterinary medicine to understanding questions of biological and ethical significance. She is currently validating immune assays to apply to questions about consequences of stress and exposure to fire ants.
Telemeco R.S., Simpson D.Y., Tylan C., Langkilde T, and Schwartz T.S. 2019. Contrasting responses of lizards to divergent ecological stressors across biological levels of organization. Integrative and Comparative Biology icz071 Early view
Tylan C. and Langkilde T. 2017. Local and systemic immune responses to different types of phytohemagglutinin in the green anole: Lessons for field ecoimmunologists. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 327: 322-332.
Honors and Awards
2014 Zoetis/AVMF Scholarship
Student Research Award, Purdue University 27th
Annual Phi Zeta Research Day
2009 Senior Seminar Competition, Drexel University
William J. Burley Award
2008 Robert C Bird Scholarship
2006 KTE National Cooperative Education Honor Society
2005 Students Tackling Advanced Research (STAR) program, Drexel University
Tylan, C. and Langkilde, T. Surviving the Invader: What branches of the immune system are altered by multigenerational exposure to a novel predator? Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Tampa, FL. January 2019.
Tylan, C. and Langkilde, T. Local and systemic immune response to phytohemagglutinin: Validation of the PHA skin test in the green anole, Anolis carolinensis. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, New Orleans, LA. January 2017.
Tylan, C.,Camacho, K., Graham, S., Herr, M., Jones, J., McCormick, G., O'Brien, M., Tennessen, J., Thawley, C.J. and Langkilde, T.Collecting baseline corticosterone samples in reptiles and amphibians: is under 3 minutes good enough? Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, New Orleans, LA. July 2016.
Wakenell, P., Tylan, C. and Edward, C. Comparison of intra-cranial alcohol injection to other common euthanasia methods in ducks. Poster. AVMA Humane Endings Symposium. Chicago, IL. November 04, 2014.
Tylan, C, Spears S, and Hughes L. Cleaning the Plate: Intersection of Rodent Appetite, Husbandry, and Economics. Tylan, C, Spears S, and Hughes L. Poster. 2014 NCAB Seminar. Ellicott City, MD. August 27-28, 2014.
Tylan, C and Wakenell, P. Comparison of intracranial alcohol injection to other common euthanasia methods in ducks. Poster. Purdue University 27th Annual Phi Zeta Research Day, 52nd Anniversary of the Omicron Chapter of Phi Zeta. West Lafayette, IN. April 14, 2014. 1st Place DVM Student Research.
Tylan, C and Wakenell, P. Comparison of intra-cranial alcohol injection to other common euthanasia methods in ducks. NE-1034 Multistate Research Group Meeting. Raleigh, NC. October 13, 2013.
Tylan, C and Wakenell, P. Comparison of intracranial alcohol injection to other common euthanasia methods in Pekin ducks. Poster. Merial NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium. East Lansing, MI. August 03, 2013.
Tylan, C and Wakenell, P. Comparison of intracranial alcohol injection to other common euthanasia methods in ducks. Maple Leaf Farms 8th Annual Duck Research Workshop. Warsaw, IN. July 10, 2013.