Saurabh Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Toledo, Ohio, USA. He is a virologist studying respiratory virus infection and its interaction with host immune responses. His laboratory has been involved in the state and university-wide COVID-19 surveillance program using wastewater testing. Research in his laboratory is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Ohio Department of Health, Center for Disease Control, American Heart Association, Medical Research Society, and UT-COMLS. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in Biotechnology and did a postdoctoral fellowship in Virology at the Cleveland Clinic. He moved to the University of Toledo as an Assistant Professor in 2016.