• Jeremy Olstadt

  • Manager, Integrated Research Development Lab Operations

    • MCRI - MCRI-Integr Resrch and Dev Lab
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. 2R3 Marshfield, WI 54449


1991 to 1996:
BS, Biology, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

Work Experience

2020 to 2021:
Owner/Operator/Technician, One Man Handyman Services, LLC, Stevens Point, WI
2018 to 2020:
Senior Microbiologist, General Dynamics Information Technology, Alexandria, VA
2017 to 2018:
Senior Scientist, Water Quality Investigations, LLC, Mt. Horeb, WI
1997 to 2017:
Microbiologist, University of Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Madison, WI


Jeremy Olstadt grew up in the Madison, WI area and attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point post high school where he received a BS in Biology with an emphasis on Aquatic Biology. Following college, he worked for the University of Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) in the Water Microbiology Department. His career at the WSLH consisted of routine testing, method development and research related to detection of protozoans, bacteria and viruses in drinking water, ground water, ambient water and wastewater. After his time in state service, he worked for both an environmental consulting firm that was interested in having laboratory capabilities and for a company that does government-contracting work for the USEPA. Currently, Jeremy is happy to be a Laboratory Operations Manager at the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute in the Integrated Research and Development Laboratory.

Select Publications

  • Olstadt J, Schauer JJ, Standridge J, Kluender S. A comparison of ten USEPA approved total coliform/E. coli tests. J Water Health. 2007 June; 5(2):267-82.
    PubMed ID: 17674575
  • Long SC, Olstadt J. Assessment of the efficacy of the first water system for emergency hospital use. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 March; 5(1):29-36.
    PubMed ID: 21402824
  • Tanner WD, VanDerslice JA, Goel RK, Leecaster MK, Fisher MA, Olstadt J,...Gundlapalli AV. Multi-state study of Enterobacteriaceae harboring extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenemase genes in U.S. drinking water. Sci Rep. 2019 March 8; 9(1):3938. PMCID: PMC6408426.
    PubMed ID: 30850706