• Lynn Ivacic

  • Senior Research Associate

    • MCRI - Integr Resrch and Dev Lab
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. MLR Marshfield, WI 54449


1978 to 1979:
Clinical Internship, St. Luke's Memorial Hospital School of Medical Technology, Racine
1974 to 1979:
BS, Medical Technology, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha

Work Experience

2007 to Present:
Senior Research Associate-Integrated Research and Development Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
2006 to 2007:
Senior Research Associate-Molecular Diagnostics and Genotyping Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
2003 to 2006:
Research Associate-Molecular Diagnostics and Genotyping Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
1999 to 2003:
Research Associate-Environmental Health Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
1992 to 1999:
Virology Specialist/Medical Technologist- Immunovirology Department, Marshfield Laboratories, Marshfield
1990 to 1992:
Medical Technologist-Microbiology Department, Marshfield Laboratories, Marshfield
1986 to 1990:
Medical Technologist-Blood Bank Department, Marshfield Laboratories, Marshfield
1985 to 1986:
Generalist, Memorial Hospital, Neillsville
1981 to 1982:
Generalist-Medical Technologist, St. Mary's Medical Center, Racine
1980 to 1981:
Generalist-Medical Technologist, Pathologist's Clinical Laboratory, Racine
1980 to 1981:
Generalist-Medical Technologist, High Ridge Health Care Center, Racine
1979 to 1980:
Generalist-Medical Technologist, St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Racine

Select Publications

  • Ghebranious N, Ivacic LC, Mallum JL, Dokken CG. (2005 October). Detection of APOE E2, E3, and E4 alleles using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and the homogeneous mass-extend technology. Nucleic Acids Res. 33(17):e149.
    PubMed ID: 16204452
  • Ghebranious N, Burmester JK, Glurich IE, McPherson EW, Ivacic LC, Kislow JL,...Giampietro PF [including Rasmussen K, Kumar VR, Jacobsen FS, Faciszewski T.] (2006 June). Evaluation of SLC35A3 as a candidate gene for human vertebral malformations. Am J Med Genet A. 140(12):1346-1348.
    PubMed ID: 16691598
  • Ivacic LC, Reed KD, Mitchell P, Ghebranious N. (2007 February). A LightCycler TaqMan assay for detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in clinical samples. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 57(2):137-143.
    PubMed ID: 16989975
  • Ghebranious N, Raggio CL, Blank RD, McPherson EW, Burmester JK, Ivacic LC,...Giampietro PF [including Rasmussen K, Kislow JL, Glurich IE, Jacobsen FS, Faciszewski T.] (2007 September). Lack of evidence of WNT3A as a candidate gene for congenital vertebral malformations. Scoliosis. 2 :13.
    PubMed ID: 17888180
  • Ghebranious N, Blank RD, Raggio CL, Staubli JC, McPherson EW, Ivacic LC,...Giampietro PF [including Rasmussen K, Jacobsen FS, Faciszewski T, Burmester JK, Glurich IE.] (2008 October). A missense T(Brachyury) Mutation Contributes to Vertebral Malformations. JOURNAL OF BONE AND MINERAL RESEARCH. 23(10):1576-83.
    PubMed ID: 18466071
  • Cross DS, Ivacic LC, McCarty CA. (2009 April). Development of a fingerprinting panel using medically relevant polymorphisms. BMC Med Genomics. 2(17)
    PubMed ID: 19379518
  • Giampietro PF, McCarty CA, Mukesh BNanjan, McKiernan FE, Wilson DA, Shuldiner A,...Ghebranious N [including Ivacic LC, Kitchner TE.] (2010 March). The role of cigarette smoking and statins in the development of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a pilot study utilizing the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Cohort. Osteoporos Int. 21(3):467-77.
    PubMed ID: 19506792
  • Cross DS, Ivacic LC, Stefanski EL, McCarty CA. (2010 March). Development and Implementation of a Genetic Fingerprinting Assay for the Personalized Medicine Research Project. Clinical Medicine & Research. 8(1):50.
  • Cross DS, Ivacic LC, Stefanski EL, McCarty CA. (2010 June). Population based allele frequencies of disease associated polymorphisms in the Personalized Medicine Research Project. BMC GENETICS. 11 :51.
    PubMed ID: 20565774
  • Schotthoefer AM, Meece JK, Ivacic LC, Bertz PD, Zhang KQi, Weiler T,...Fritsche TR [including Uphoff TS.] (2013 July). Comparison of a real-time PCR Method with serology and blood smear analysis for diagnosis of human anaplasmosis:importance of Infection time course for optimal test utilization. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. 51(7):2147-53.
    PubMed ID: 23637292
  • Land ME, Cooper RF, Young JF, Berg E, Kitchner TE, Xiang Q,...Brilliant MH [including Ivacic LC.] (2014 August). Cone structure in subjects with known genetic relative risk for AMD. Optom Vis Sci. 91(8):939-49.
    PubMed ID: 25014365
  • Ye Z, Mayer JG, Ivacic LC, Zhou Z, He M, Schrodi SJ,...Hebbring S [including Brilliant MH.] (2015 April). Phenome-wide association studies (PheWASs) for functional variants. Eur J Hum Genet. 23(4):523-9.
    PubMed ID: 25074467
  • Frost HM, Anderson JL, Ivacic L, Sloss BL, Embil J, Meece JK. (2016 September). Development and validation of a novel single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panel for genetic analysis of Blastomyces spp. and association analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 16(1):509.
    PubMed ID: 27663837
  • Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Almoguera B, Doheny KF, Freimuth RR, Gordon AS, Hakonarson H,...Scott SA [including Ivacic LC.] (2017 July). Concordance between Research Sequencing and Clinical Pharmacogenetic Genotyping in the eMERGE-PGx Study. J Mol Diagn. 19(4):561-566.
    PubMed ID: 28502727
  • Liu Y, Ye Z, Li X, Anderson JL, Khan M, DaSilva D,...Smith JA [including Wilson D, Bocoun V, Ivacic LC, Schrodi SJ.] (2017). Genetic and Functional Associations with Decreased Anti-inflammatory Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Induced Protein 3 in Macrophages from Subjects with Axial Spondyloarthritis. Front Immunol. 8 :860.
    PubMed ID: 28791018
  • Frost HM, Anderson J, Ivacic L, Meece J. (2017 March 1). Blastomycosis in Children: An Analysis of Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Genetic Features. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 6(1):49-56.
    PubMed ID: 26703241
  • Carter TC, Hebbring SJ, Liu J, Mosley JD, Shaffer CM, Ivacic LC,...Belongia EA [including Kopitzke S, Stefanski EL, Strenn R, Sundaram ME, Meece J, Brilliant MH.] Pilot screening study of targeted genetic polymorphisms for association with seasonal influenza hospital admission. J. Med. Virol.. 2018 March; 2018 Mar(90(3)):436-446. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24975. PMCID: PMC5760323.
    PubMed ID: 29053189
  • Carter, Tonia C, Ye, Zhan, Ivacic, Lynn C, Budi, Noah, Rose, Warren E, Shukla, Sanjay K. Association of Variants in Selected Genes Mediating Host Immune Response With Duration of Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia. Genes Immun. 2020 August 21; 2020 Aug(21(4)):240-248. doi: 10.1038/s41435-020-0101-0. PMCID: PMC7449870.
    PubMed ID: 32507857
  • Shah MM, Salvatore PP, Ford L, Kamitani E, Whaley MJ, Kaitlin M,...Tate JE [including Meece J, Ivanic L.] Performance of Repeat BinaxNOW SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in a Community Setting, Wisconsin, November-December 2020. [published online ahead of print 2021 April 28]. Clin Infect Dis. PMCID: PMC8135465.
    PubMed ID: 33909068
  • Thompson MG, Burgess JL, Naleway AL, Tyner HL, Yoon SK, Meece J,...Gaglani M [including Stefanski E, Ivacic L.] Interim Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Personnel, First Responders, and Other Essential and Frontline Workers - Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020-March 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 April 2; 70(13):495-500. PMCID: PMC8022879.
    PubMed ID: 33793460
  • Thompson MG, Burgess JL, Naleway AL, Tyner H, Yoon SK, Meece J,...Gaglani M [including Stefanski E, Ivacic L.] Prevention and Attenuation of Covid-19 with the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 Vaccines. [published online ahead of print 2021 June 30]. N Engl J Med.
    PubMed ID: 34192428
  • Ford L, Whaley MJ, Shah MM, Salvatore PP, Segaloff HE, Delaney A,...Kirking HL [including Meece J, Ivacic L.] Antigen Test Performance Among Children and Adults at a SARS-CoV-2 Community Testing Site. [published online ahead of print 2021 September 1]. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc.
    PubMed ID: 34468732