• Lynn Ivacic

  • Senior Research Associate

    • Integrated Research and Development Laboratory
    • 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, Meece J, Brilliant MH.] Pilot screening study of targeted genetic polymorphisms for association with seasonal influenza hospital admission. J. Med. Virol.. 2018 March; 90(3):436-446.
    PubMed ID: 29053189