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Arnau Casanovas Massana, MSc, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Contact Information

Arnau Casanovas Massana, MSc, PhD

Lab Location

  • 60 College Street, Fl 6th, Rm 607
    New Haven, CT, 06510



Dr. Casanovas-Massana graduated with a PhD in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology from the University of Barcelona. His main work is focused on the dynamics of bacterial pathogens in the environment with a special focus in marginalized communities in developing countries. Together with Dr. Albert I. Ko, he studies the survival and spatiotemporal distribution of pathogenic Leptospira, the etiological agent of leptospirosis, in soil and water.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Barcelona (2012)
  • MSc
    University of Barcelona (2008)

Professional Service

Global Water Pathogen ProjectThe GWPP mission is to be a knowledge resource and hub on water pathogens which will guide the goals for sanitation and achieving safe water around the world using the power of new information technology and tools2016 - Present

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