Dr. David Winter is the Team Leader for both the BARDA Accelerator Network and the Blue Knight collaboration with JNJ Jabs. He earned his PhD at SUNY-Buffalo and spent 18 years at the bench at RPMI, Johns Hopkins University, NIH, and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research before moving into Program Management at NIAID/NIH. Dr. Winter also served as the external collaborations manager for Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics in Siena, Italy, before returning to NIH. He then served at the Center for Scientific Review running two study sections- the Cellular and Molecular Immunology A (CMI-A) study section and the Innovative Immunology SBIR/STTR special emphasis panel. In 2016, he was appointed as an Embassy Science Fellow for the State Department to work with the Indonesian government to design a national peer review system for science grants.