Dennis M. Dixon, PhD
Dr. Dixon is Chief of the Bacteriology and Mycology Branch, NIAID, NIH. He serves on numerous advisory panels related to biosafety, biosecurity, and dual use research, including the Intragovernmental Select Agents and Toxins Technical Advisory Committee, National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, Trans-Atlantic Task Force on AMR, Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Task Force, and Joint Oversight Committee for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. He is the NIH representative on the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the Tick-Borne Diseases Working Group. He received his Ph.D in microbiology from the Medical College of Virginia and held academic positions at Loyola College (Baltimore), the University of Maryland Medical School and Albany Medical College. He was a Visiting Scientist at Hoffman LaRoche (Switzerland) and Director for the Mycology Reference Laboratory, NY State Dept. of Health.