Renata Ivanek Miojevic
Renata Ivanek

Associate Professor





Weller D, Brassill N, Rock C, Ivanek R, Mudrak E, Roof S, Ganda E, Wiedmann M. (2020). Complex Interactions Between Weather, and Microbial and Physicochemical Water Quality Impact the Likelihood of Detecting Foodborne Pathogens in Agricultural Water. Frontiers in microbiology, (11)

Stout A, Van Stelten-Carlson A, Marquis H, Ballou M, Reilly B, Loneragan GH, Nightingale K, Ivanek R. (2020). inference from mouse and mathematical models. Interface focus, 10(1)

Zoellner C, Jennings R, Wiedmann M, Ivanek R. (2019). EnABLe: An agent-based model to understand Listeria dynamics in food processing facilities. Scientific reports, 9(1)

Zoellner C, Wiedmann M, Ivanek R. (2019). An Assessment of Listeriosis Risk Associated with a Contaminated Production Lot of Frozen Vegetables Consumed under Alternative Consumer Handling Scenarios. Journal of food protection, 82(12)

Munther DS, Carter MQ, Aldric CV, Ivanek R, Brandl MT. (2020). Formation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Persister Cells in the Lettuce Phyllosphere and Application of Differential Equation Models To Predict Their Prevalence on Lettuce Plants in the Field. Applied and environmental microbiology, 86(2)

Coleman MC, Blodgett GP, Bevevino KE, Ivanek R, Cummings KJ, Carter GK, Cohen ND. (2019). Foal-Level Risk Factors Associated With Development of Rhodococcus equi Pneumonia at a Quarter Horse Breeding Farm. Journal of equine veterinary science, (72)

Beauvais W, Gart EV, Bean M, Blanco A, Wilsey J, McWhinney K, Bryan L, Krath M, Yang CY, Manriquez Alvarez D, Paudyal S, Bryan K, Stewart S, Cook PW, Lahodny G Jr., Baumgarten K, Gautam R, Nightingale K, Lawhon SD, Pinedo P, Ivanek R. (2018). The prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 fecal shedding in feedlot pens is affected by the water-to-cattle ratio: A randomized controlled trial. PloS one, 13(2)

Lahodny GE Jr., Gautam R, Ivanek R. (2017). Understanding the effects of intermittent shedding on the transmission of infectious diseases: example of salmonellosis in pigs. Journal of biological dynamics, 11(1)

Weller DL, Kovac J, Roof S, Kent DJ, Tokman JI, Kowalcyk B, Oryang D, Ivanek R, Aceituno A, Sroka C, Wiedmann M. (2017). Survival of Escherichia coli on Lettuce under Field Conditions Encountered in the Northeastern United States. Journal of food protection, 80(7)

Truchado P, Hernandez N, Gil MI, Ivanek R, Allende A. (2018). Correlation between E. coli levels and the presence of foodborne pathogens in surface irrigation water: Establishment of a sampling program. Water research, (128)

Daut EF, Lahodny G Jr., Peterson MJ, Ivanek R. (2016). Interacting Effects of Newcastle Disease Transmission and Illegal Trade on a Wild Population of White-Winged Parakeets in Peru: A Modeling Approach. PloS one, 11(1)

Szonyi B, Srinath I, Esteve-Gassent M, Lupiani B, Ivanek R. (2015). Exploratory spatial analysis of Lyme disease in Texas -what can we learn from the reported cases?. BMC public health, (15)

Lidbury JA, Ivanek R, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM. (2015). Putative precipitating factors for hepatic encephalopathy in dogs: 118 cases (1991-2014). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 247(2)

Park S, Navratil S, Gregory A, Bauer A, Srinath I, Szonyi B, Nightingale K, Anciso J, Jun M, Han D, Lawhon S, Ivanek R. (2015). Multifactorial effects of ambient temperature, precipitation, farm management, and environmental factors determine the level of generic Escherichia coli contamination on preharvested spinach. Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(7)

Stanton E, Park D, Döpfer D, Ivanek R, Kaspar CW. (2014). Phylogenetic characterization of Escherichia coli O157 : H7 based on IS629 distribution and Shiga toxin genotype. Microbiology (Reading, England), 160(Pt 3)

Gomez SA, Kulow M, Anklam KS, Park D, Kaspar CW, Ivanek R, Döpfer D. (2014). Gene markers of generic Escherichia coli associated with colonization and persistence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle. Preventive veterinary medicine, 117(1)

Park S, Navratil S, Gregory A, Bauer A, Srinath I, Szonyi B, Nightingale K, Anciso J, Jun M, Han D, Lawhon S, Ivanek R. (2014). Farm management, environment, and weather factors jointly affect the probability of spinach contamination by generic Escherichia coli at the preharvest stage. Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(8)

Ivanek R, Lahodny G Jr.. (2015). From the bench to modeling--R0 at the interface between empirical and theoretical approaches in epidemiology of environmentally transmitted infectious diseases. Preventive veterinary medicine, 118(2-3)

Wang X, Gautam R, Pinedo PJ, Allen LJ, Ivanek R. (2014). A stochastic model for transmission, extinction and outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle as affected by ambient temperature and cleaning practices. Journal of mathematical biology, 69(2)

Park S, Navratil S, Gregory A, Bauer A, Srinath I, Jun M, Szonyi B, Nightingale K, Anciso J, Ivanek R. (2013). Generic Escherichia coli contamination of spinach at the preharvest stage: effects of farm management and environmental factors. Applied and environmental microbiology, 79(14)

Park D, Stanton E, Ciezki K, Parrell D, Bozile M, Pike D, Forst SA, Jeong KC, Ivanek R, Döpfer D, Kaspar CW. (2013). Evolution of the Stx2-encoding prophage in persistent bovine Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains. Applied and environmental microbiology, 79(5)

Bani-Yaghoub M, Gautam R, Shuai Z, van den Driessche P, Ivanek R. (2012). Reproduction numbers for infections with free-living pathogens growing in the environment. Journal of biological dynamics, (6)

Lidbury JA, Suchodolski JS, Ivanek R, Steiner JM. (2012). Assessment of the variation associated with repeated measurement of gastrointestinal transit times and assessment of the effect of oral ranitidine on gastrointestinal transit times using a wireless motility capsule system in dogs. Veterinary medicine international, (2012)

Bhattarai R, Budke CM, Carabin H, Proaño JV, Flores-Rivera J, Corona T, Ivanek R, Snowden KF, Flisser A. (2012). Estimating the non-monetary burden of neurocysticercosis in Mexico. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 6(2)

Ivanek R, Österberg J, Gautam R, Sternberg Lewerin S. (2012). Salmonella fecal shedding and immune responses are dose- and serotype- dependent in pigs. PloS one, 7(4)

Kulow MJ, Gonzales TK, Pertzborn KM, Dahm J, Miller BA, Park D, Gautam R, Kaspar CW, Ivanek R, Döpfer D. (2012). Differences in colonization and shedding patterns after oral challenge of cattle with three Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains. Applied and environmental microbiology, 78(22)

Park S, Szonyi B, Gautam R, Nightingale K, Anciso J, Ivanek R. (2012). Risk factors for microbial contamination in fruits and vegetables at the preharvest level: a systematic review. Journal of food protection, 75(11)

Szonyi B, Srinath I, Schwartz A, Clavijo A, Ivanek R. (2012). Spatio-temporal epidemiology of Tritrichomonas foetus infection in Texas bulls based on state-wide diagnostic laboratory data. Veterinary parasitology, 186(3-4)

Gautam R, Bani-Yaghoub M, Neill WH, Döpfer D, Kaspar C, Ivanek R. (2011). Modeling the effect of seasonal variation in ambient temperature on the transmission dynamics of a pathogen with a free-living stage: example of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a dairy herd. Preventive veterinary medicine, 102(1)

Garcia-Mazcorro JF, Lanerie DJ, Dowd SE, Paddock CG, Grützner N, Steiner JM, Ivanek R, Suchodolski JS. (2011). Effect of a multi-species synbiotic formulation on fecal bacterial microbiota of healthy cats and dogs as evaluated by pyrosequencing. FEMS microbiology ecology, 78(3)

Gonzales TK, Kulow M, Park DJ, Kaspar CW, Anklam KS, Pertzborn KM, Kerrish KD, Ivanek R, Döpfer D. (2011). A high-throughput open-array qPCR gene panel to identify, virulotype, and subtype O157 and non-O157 enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Molecular and cellular probes, 25(5-6)

Bhattarai R, Budke CM, Carabin H, Proaño JV, Flores-Rivera J, Corona T, Cowan LD, Ivanek R, Snowden KF, Flisser A. (2011). Quality of life in patients with neurocysticercosis in Mexico. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 84(5)

Pradhan AK, Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Bukowski R, Wiedmann M. (2011). Comparison of public health impact of Listeria monocytogenes product-to-product and environment-to-product contamination of deli meats at retail. Journal of food protection, 74(11)

Pradhan AK, Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Bukowski R, Geornaras I, Sofos JN, Wiedmann M. (2010). Quantitative risk assessment of listeriosis-associated deaths due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination of deli meats originating from manufacture and retail. Journal of food protection, 73(4)

Lanzas C, Ayscue P, Ivanek R, Gröhn YT. (2010). Model or meal? Farm animal populations as models for infectious diseases of humans. Nature reviews. Microbiology, 8(2)

Alexander KA, Warnick LD, Cripps CJ, McDonough PL, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M, Reed KE, James KL, Soyer Y, Ivanek R. (2009). Fecal shedding of, antimicrobial resistance in, and serologic response to Salmonella Typhimurium in dairy calves. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 235(6)

Pradhan AK, Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Geornaras I, Sofos JN, Wiedmann M. (2009). Quantitative risk assessment for Listeria monocytogenes in selected categories of deli meats: impact of lactate and diacetate on listeriosis cases and deaths. Journal of food protection, 72(5)

Lanzas C, Warnick LD, Ivanek R, Ayscue P, Nydam DV, Gröhn YT. (2008). The risk and control of Salmonella outbreaks in calf-raising operations: a mathematical modeling approach. Veterinary research, 39(6)

Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Wells MT, Raengpradub S, Kazmierczak MJ, Wiedmann M. (2008). Extreme value theory in analysis of differential expression in microarrays where either only up- or down-regulated genes are relevant or expected. Genetics research, 90(4)

McGann P, Raengpradub S, Ivanek R, Wiedmann M, Boor KJ. (2008). Differential regulation of Listeria monocytogenes internalin and internalin-like genes by sigmaB and PrfA as revealed by subgenomic microarray analyses. Foodborne pathogens and disease, 5(4)

Gröhn Y, Hertl J, Ivanek R, Abou-Zeid K, Wiedmann M. How university researchers can contribute to farm-to-table risk assessments: Listeria monocytogenes as an example. Foodborne pathogens and disease, 4(4)

McGann P, Ivanek R, Wiedmann M, Boor KJ. (2007). Temperature-dependent expression of Listeria monocytogenes internalin and internalin-like genes suggests functional diversity of these proteins among the listeriae. Applied and environmental microbiology, 73(9)

Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M. Listeria monocytogenes in multiple habitats and host populations: review of available data for mathematical modeling. Foodborne pathogens and disease, 3(4)

Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Jui-Jung Ho A, Wiedmann M. (2007). Markov chain approach to analyze the dynamics of pathogen fecal shedding--example of Listeria monocytogenes shedding in a herd of dairy cattle. Journal of theoretical biology, 245(1)

Hu Y, Gall K, Ho A, Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M. (2006). Daily variability of Listeria contamination patterns in a cold-smoked salmon processing operation. Journal of food protection, 69(9)

Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Tauer LW, Wiedmann M. The cost and benefit of Listeria monocytogenes food safety measures. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, 44(7-8)

Ivanek R, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M, Wells MT. (2004). Mathematical model of Listeria monocytogenes cross-contamination in a fish processing plant. Journal of food protection, 67(12)

Ivanek R, Snary EL, Cook AJ, Gröhn YT. (2004). A mathematical model for the transmission of Salmonella Typhimurium within a grower-finisher pig herd in Great Britain. Journal of food protection, 67(11)