Jane Knisely is a Program Officer in the Bacteriology and Mycology Branch of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH, where she oversees scientific programs related to antimicrobial resistance and antibacterial drug development. Specifically, Jane is the program officer for NIAID’s Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, which conducts clinical research to reduce the threat of antibacterial resistance. Jane is a member of the Trans-Atlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance, an ex-officio member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB) and is involved in the implementation of the CARB National Action Plan. She joined the government in 2007 as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF), a program that allows trainees to rotate throughout the NIH and to pursue training and leadership development opportunities. Jane holds a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Washington University in St. Louis.