Joan Rose

Joan Rose

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Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife



Areas of Expertise: 

Microbiological water quality and public health safety. Molecular methods for waterborne pathogens such as Cryptosporidium.


Dr. Rose and her team focus on the study of water quality and health. There are four areas of interest:

  1. New methods for the study of the water microbiome.
  2. Survey of microbial source tracking and pathogens in watersheds, beaches, drinking water.
  3. Removal of pathogens by treatment.
  4. Quantitative microbial risk assessment.

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