Nancy L. Wengenack, Ph.D.

  1. Microbiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Mechanisms of antimicrobial susceptibility and resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Rapid detection methods for mycology
  1. 2002
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Clinical MicrobiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    PhDBiochemistry Program, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1987
    MS - ChemistryRochester Institute of Technology
  4. 1985
    BS - ChemistryHartwick College

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Medical MicrobiologyAmerican Board of Medical Microbiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    FellowAmerican Academy for Microbiology
  2. 2012
    FellowInfectious Diseases Society of America
  3. 2012
    Excellence in Leadership and ServiceClinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  4. 2000
    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical MicrobiologyMayo Foundation
  5. 1998
    Travel Award to Sintra, PortugalLuso-American Foundation
  6. 1997
    Travel Award to Copper Mountain, ColoradoAmerican Society for Microbiology
  7. 1994
    Graduate Student FellowshipMayo Foundation
  8. 1987
    Robert L. Craven Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant AwardRochester Institute of Technology
  9. 1986
    Robert L. Craven Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant AwardRochester Institute of Technology
  10. 1985
    Graduate Student FellowshipRochester Institute of Technology
  11. 1985
    Departmental Distinction AwardDepartment of Chemistry, Hartwick College
  12. 1981
    Academic Merit ScholarHartwick College

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - 2022
    Clinical Research Awards Selection Committee, MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  2. 2019 - present
    ChairDocument Development Committee on Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberAdvanced Diagnostic Laboratory Oversight Committee
  4. 2017 - 2018
    MemberCenter for Individualized Medicine (CIM), DLMP CIM IMP Diagnostics Subcommittee
  5. 2017 - present
    AdvisorAntifungal Susceptibility Testing Subcommittee, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  6. 2017 - present
    ChairInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  7. 2016
    Meeting Organization - Abstract Session ReviewerAmerican Society for Microbiology
  8. 2016 - 2018
    MemberDepartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Performance Management Consultant Marines
  9. 2015 - present
    Vice ChairDocument Development Committee on Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  10. 2014 - 2017
    Invited Expert Panel MemberAssociation of Public Health Laboratories
  11. 2014 - 2017
    Invited MemberDocument Development Committee on MALDI-TOF MS in Microbiology, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  12. 2014 - 2015
    Member ex-officioLaboratory Compliance Committee
  13. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  14. 2013 - 2017
    MemberResource Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  15. 2013 - 2017
    Voting MemberAntifungal Susceptibility Testing Subcommittee, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  16. 2013 - 2015
    Ex-Officio MemberDepartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
  17. 2013 - 2015
    MemberFinance Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  18. 2013 - 2015
    ChairEnterprise Supply Chain Leadership Committee, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  19. 2013 - 2015
    Voting MemberConsensus Committee on Microbiology, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  20. 2013 - 2014
    Organizer/Session ChairThe Association for Mass Spectrometry: Microbiology Subcommittee
  21. 2013
    Study Section MemberMinnesota Partnership for Genomics and Biotechnology
  22. 2013
    Invited ExpertDivision of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  23. 2013 - present
    Invited ParticipantSpeakers Bureau, American Society for Microbiology
  24. 2012 - 2015
    MemberProteomics Core Lab Oversight Workgroup, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  25. 2012 - 2015
    Task Force MemberUpper Midwest Consolidated Services Center Lab Distribution Task Force Advisory Panel
  26. 2012 - 2015
    Vice ChairSupply Chain Management, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  27. 2012
    Study Section MemberMinnesota Partnership for Genomics and Biotechnology
  28. 2012 - present
    MemberMass Spectrometry Working Group, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  29. 2012 - present
    Elected FellowInfectious Diseases Society of America
  30. 2011 - 2017
    Invited ExpertClinical Microbiology Web Portal, American Society for Microbiology
  31. 2011 - 2012
    AdvisorAntifungal Susceptibility Testing Subcommittee, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  32. 2011 - present
    MemberSequencing Working Group, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  33. 2010 - 2012
    MemberWhole Genome Sequencing Working Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  34. 2010 - 2012
    AdvisorConsensus Committee on Microbiology, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  35. 2009 - 2020
    ChairDocument Development Committee on Detection of Fungi, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  36. 2009 - 2012
    Invited MemberACM CPEP Committee, American Society for Microbiology
  37. 2009
    Study Section MemberSpecial Emphasis Panel RFA-AI-08-055 Innovative approaches to target identification and assay development for fungal diagnosis, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  38. 2008 - 2012
    MemberSoftMIC Users Group, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  39. 2008 - 2011
    MemberLabPace Operations Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  40. 2008 - 2010
    Workgroup MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  41. 2008 - 2009
    MemberLeadership and Management Advisory Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  42. 2008 - present
    ChairHazardous Chemical Management Committee, Environmental Health, Safety & Security Coordination Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  43. 2007 - 2015
    MemberInfection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2007 - 2015
    Fellowship Program DirectorDivision of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  45. 2007 - 2013
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  46. 2007 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  47. 2007 - 2009
    MemberACM Program Directors Committee, American Society for Microbiology
  48. 2007
    Study Section MemberMinnesota Partnership for Genomics and Biotechnology
  49. 2007 - present
    MemberMedical Mycological Society of the Americas
  50. 2006 - 2007
    MemberLaboratory Response Network, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  51. 2005 - 2016
    Vice ChairInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  52. 2005 - 2012
    Executive Committee MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  53. 2005 - 2007
    MemberQuality Oversight Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  54. 2004 - present
    MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  55. 2003 - 2010
    ChairSafety and Infection Control Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  56. 2003 - 2010
    MemberDepartment/Area Safety Committee Chairs, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  57. 2003 - 2010
    MemberSafety and Infection Control Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  58. 2003 - 2007
    MemberSelect Agent Working Group, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  59. 2003 - 2006
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  60. 2003 - 2005
    Research CoordinatorDivision of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  61. 2003 - present
    MemberAssociation for Molecular Pathology
  62. 2002 - 2005
    MemberProteomics Research Center Oversight Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  63. 2002 - present
    MemberInfectious Diseases Society of America
  64. 2000 - 2001
    Student MemberInfection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  65. 2000 - 2001
    Student MemberMayo Infection Surveillance Subcommittee (MISSC), Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  66. 2000 - present
    MemberInfection and Immunity Club, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  67. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  68. 1996
    ChairRetreat Committee, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  69. 1982 - present
    MemberAmerican Chemical Society
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Research activities

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