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Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Areas of Expertise:

  • Stem cells
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Developmental biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular neuroscience


Jered McGivern earned his doctorate of philosophy, biomolecular chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008 and joined Lakeland’s faculty in 2014.

McGivern is a science educator with broad experience in biochemistry, developmental biology, cell biology, microscopy, neurodegenerative disease, molecular biology, proteomics, histology and infectious diseases.

McGivern earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Saint Olaf College in Minnesota. Prior to joining Lakeland, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Medical College of Wisconsin and was an adjunct assistant professor at Marquette University.

As a post-doctoral fellow, McGivern utilized pluripotent stem cells to study neuromuscular diseases. He was also active as a consultant with Milwaukee area biotech companies with a group of post-doctoral fellows at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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