Dr. Buckwold supports the Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP) by providing scientific and technical assistance to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) through RLA’s subcontract to Leidos. He is a molecular virologist with a PhD in microbiology from the University of Southern California with nearly 20 years of experience working in biotechnology, contract research, and government environments. Dr. Buckwold has extensive experience in scientific program and grants and contract management in the fields of antiviral drug discovery and development, small business research, translational research, biotechnology, and veteran’s psychiatry and psychology clinical research.