Jessica Cordingley, DVM

Jessica Cordingley, DVM


ULAM Resident

Job Title

Resident, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM)


Dr. Jessica Cordingley began her studies as a human psychology major at Northwestern University working on cultural psychology research and quantitative use of qualitative data. Later, she completed veterinary school at the University of Missouri working with both agricultural and companion species as she further explored animal use in research.

Dr. Cordingley has been involved in projects analyzing gut microbiota and sperm cryopreservation in mice, as well as several clinical and pathology-focused externships in laboratory animal medicine.



Dr. Cordingley's research interests include large animal models and optimization of research colony management and clinical treatment. Dr. Cordingley's current research includes refinement of mouse transport, mouse sepsis models, and pain management in sheep.

Professional Background

  • DVM, University of Missouri, 2020
  • BA, Northwestern University, 2015