2024 Graduate Student Seminar Series

3rd Wednesday every other month at 2 PM Eastern

The CAIRIBU Graduate Student Seminar Series is an informal, virtual platform designed to highlight graduate student work and give graduate students an opportunity to share and receive feedback on in-progress ideas or new research.

Since 2022, the series has featured talks from 14 graduate students from 7 different institutions. Are you a graduate student engaged in non-malignant urologic research? Email cairibu@urology.wisc.edu to sign up for a presentation slot.

2024 Speaker Details

January 17th, 2024

  • Gerrit Stuivenberg – Graduate student, Jeremy Burton Lab – The University of Western Ontario
    • “The role of gut microbiota derived uremic toxins in chronic renal diseases and probiotic candidates to address the problem”

March 20th, 2024

  • Wongsakorn Kiattiburut – Graduate student, Jeremy Burton Lab – The University of Western Ontario
    • “The intricate interplay of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 and extracellular ATP in driving urinary bladder contractions during urinary tract infections”
  • Rachel Penney – Graduate student, Jeremy Burton Lab – The University of Western Ontario
    • “The impact of circumcision on the pediatric penile microbiota in pathological phimosis”

May 15th, 2024

  • Kaylie Hintze – Graduate student, Tatyana Sysoeva Lab – The University of Alabama in Huntsville

July 17th, 2024

  • Layla Jeries – Graduate student, Tatyana Sysoeva Lab – The University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Namrata Sawant – Graduate student, Nicole De Nisco Lab – UT Dallas

September 18th, 2024

  • Elanie Briggs – Graduate student, Tatyana Sysoeva Lab – The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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