Aaron D Firnstahl



B.S. 2009, Geology and Geophysics; B.S. History; Certificate, European Studies; Certificate, Classical Studies; University of Wisconsin-Madison


  • Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)
  • Analysis of human and zoonotic pathogens and fecal indicators in environmental matrices
  • Large volume sampling techniques for analysis of viruses, bacteria, and protists in water
  • Field sampling logistics
  • Sample storage and lab process management
  • Lab QA/QC and data integrity