Rose Kantor is an Assistant Research Engineer in the Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. Currently Rose leads research in wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) for SARS-CoV-2 applied to the SF Bay Area and beyond. Rose is interested in the microbiology of engineered environments and microbial biotechnologies that improve environmental and human health. Rose earned a B.A. in Biology from Carleton College (2010), and a Ph.D. in Microbiology (2016) from UC Berkeley.