University of Wisconsin–Madison

Seminars and Events

In response to COVID-19 concerns, the UW-Madison O’Brien Center for Benign Urology Research is taking every precaution to ensure the safety and health of our staff and visitors. Please check back on this page for updates regarding upcoming events.

For general UW-Madison information about plans and response for COVID-19, check here: https://covid19.wisc.edu/.
Stay well and we hope to see you soon!

 


Invited Speaker Seminar Series

  • Invited national/international
    guest speakers

Monthly events at Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research building (Room 7001A)

  • Goals:
    • Invigorate our center’s research program with exposure to new paradigms and technologies
    • Foster networking opportunities
    • Build new multi-institutional collaborations

Contact Rachel Irving to participate.


I3 (Innovative Idea Incubator) Seminar Series

  • Invited UW-Madison speaker
  • Goals:
    • Build collaborations between clinical scientists, basic scientists, and clinicians at UW hospitals and clinics and within the surrounding community.
    • Support training of new investigators and trainees at UW-Madison
  • Contact Petra Popovics if you are interested in attending or speaking

UW-O’Brien Center-sponsored CAIRIBU K Scholars Invited Speaker Seminar Series

  • Invited K Scholars affiliated with the K12 Multidisciplinary Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Programs, the K12 Urological Epidemiology (KUroEpi) Institutional Research Career Development Programs, and other developmental programs in the K series.

Monthly events currently held virtually

  • Goals:
    • Provide K Scholars in the field of urology with an opportunity to present their research on a variety of thematic topics to experts and trainees
    • Foster networking opportunities
    • Stimulate cross-disciplinary research

See here for more information.

Contact Catherine Davis to participate.


Prostate Research Group

Prostate and Prostate Cancer Research Group Meeting

Please click here to view the 2020-21 PRG Speaker Schedule


Annual Retreat

  • Focuses on teambuilding, progress reporting, and goal setting for center investigators, trainees, and support staff.

Other Upcoming UW Seminars/ Events

  • Thesis Defense: Anne Turco, PhD Candidate, Dr. Chad Vezina’s Laboratory 
    April 13, 2021 at 1:00PM CT
    Event Flyer

National Meetings/Events

  • 2022 Events

    American Urological Association 2022

    May 13-16, 2022

    Event Website

     

    Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting

    March 27-31, 2022

    Event Website

     

    SUFU 2022 Winter Meeting

    February 22-26, 2022

    Event Website

  • 2021 Events

    Annual CAIRIBU Meeting 

    December 2-3, 2021

    Event Website  

    CAIRIBU Catalyst Conversation with Molly Ingersoll, PhD

    November 15, 2021

    Event Website

    CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: Presenting your Research

    November 3, 2021

    Event Website

    2021 SBUR Fall Meeting – Now Virtual!

    November 4-7, 2021

    Event Website

    Columbia University U54 George O’Brien Center Symposium

    October 20, 2021

    Event Website

    CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: Communicating Science and Stakeholder Engagement

    October 6, 2021

    Event Website

    CAIRIBU Connections – Collaboration on the Urobiome

    September 27, 2021

    Event Website

    dkNET Bootcamp: Hypothesis Center: A Platform for Biomedical Researchers to Explore FAIR Data

    September 10, 2021

    Event Website

    CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: Paying it Forward – Developing Good Mentoring and Leadership Skills

    September 1, 2021

    Event Website

    AUA2021  – Now Virtual!

    September 10-13, 2021

    Event Website

    GUDMAP Jamboree 2021  

    August 23-24, 2021

    Event Website 

     CAIRIBU P20 Exploratory Center Conference on Obesity 

    August 20, 2021

    Event Website 

     CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: Essential Skills for the Successful 21st Century Biomedical Scientist  

    August 8, 2021  

    Event Website 

    AUA/Duke University Virtual Workshop “Methods in Clinical Urology Research (MCURe)  

    July 25-27, 2021 

    Event Website 

    CAIRIBU Connections – Microbiome in the Lower Urinary Tract  

    July 21, 2021

    Event Website 

     CAIRIBU Catalyst Conversations with Hunter Wessells, MD  

    July 14, 2021  

    Event Website 

    CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: The Grant Application Process, Part 2  

    July 7, 2021

    Event Website 

    UW-Madison O’Brien Center K12 Invited Seminar Series: Non-Invasive Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Biomechanics  

    June 10, 2021

    Event Website 

    CAIRIBU ARCTICS Community Virtual Forum: The Grant Application Process, Part 1  

    June 2, 2021

    Event Website 

    AUA May Kick-off Weekend 

    May 21-23, 2021

    Event Website

    R.O.C.K 2021 Annual Meeting  

    May 21-22, 2021

    Event Website 

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)’s Urology Frontier Series “Maximizing Surgical Education in a New Era” 

    April 20, 2021

    Event Website 

    2021 dkNET Summer of Data Student Internship

    June 21 – July 30, 2021

    Event Website

    University of Alabama at Birmingham P20 Exploratory Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology Symposium

    August 20, 2021

    VUMC Department of Urology Live-Streamed Series
    Third Thursdays at 5:00PM CT

    Event Website

    Duke Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Symposium 

    April 29-30, 2021

    Event Website

    dkNet (NIDDK Information Network) webinar “nPOD Nantomy: Large-Scale Electron Microscopy Database for Human Type 1 Diabetes”
    Ben N.G. Giepmans, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences of Cells & SystemsUMC Groningen, The Netherlands

    February 12, 2021, 11am – 12pm PST

    Event Website

    Washington University School of Medicine 3rd Annual CRepHS Symposium “Determinants of Urogenital Tract Homeostasis in Aging”

    January 28-29, 2021

    Event Website
    Event Flyer

  • 2020 Events

    Collaborating for the Advancement of Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology (CAIRIBU) Meeting – virtual

    December 3-4, 2020
    Event website

    Society for Basic Urologic Research (SBUR) Fall Meeting – virtual

    November 11-14, 2020
    Event Website

    Harvard I3 Translational Imaging of Tissue Fibrosis Conference 

    October 29, 2020
    Event website
    (https://i3.mgh.harvard.edu/fibrosis-conference/)

    UW-Madison O’Brien Center Virtual LUT Symposium: “Lower Urinary Tract Functional Testing in Mice”

    October 29, 2020

    LUT Symposium Flyer

    LUT Testing Agenda & Speakers

    NIDDK Advancing Basic and Translational Research for Genitourinary Conditions: Female Urethral Function and Failure – virtual 

    Beginning September 30, 2020 – seven weekly virtual sessions
    Event Website

    AUA 2020 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit – virtual 

    August 31-September 4, 2020
    Event Website

    University of Pittsburgh u54 george m. o’brien center annual symposium

    June 9, 2020
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Event website

    washington university school of medicine p20 center symposium

    June 4-5, 2020
    St. Louis, MO
    Event website

    UW-Madison B’Brien Center Spring Symposium

    May 26-28, 2020
    Madison, WI
    Event website

    6th Annual midwest tumor microenvironment meeting

    May 18-20, 2020
    Kansas City, KS
    Event website

    American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting

    May 15-18, 2020
    Washington, DC
    Event website

    Society for basic urologic research (sbur)/society of urologic oncology (SUO) joint meeting

    May 15, 2020
    Washington, DC
    Event website

    Duke Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program (KURE) Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day

    April 24, 2020
    Durham, NC
    Event website

    Endocrine Society (endo) Annual Meeting

    March 28-31, 2020
    San Francisco, CA
    Event website

    Northshore University Health system P20 Center Symposium: “Conceptualizing a Pipeline From Single Cell Data to Predictive Mathematical Modeling”

    March 4, 2020
    Evanston, IL
    Event website

    Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) Winter Meeting

    February 25-29, 2020
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Event website

  • 2019 Events

    collaborating for the advancement of interdisciplinary research in benign urology (cairibu) Meeting

    December 4-6, 2019
    Kansas City, MO
    Event website

    Gerontological Society of America (gsa) annual meeting

    November 13-17, 2019
    Austin, TX
    Event website

    SOCIETY FOR BASIC UROLOGIC RESEARCH (SBUR) FALL MEETING

    November 7-10, 2019
    New Orleans, LA
    Event website

    columbia university o’brien urology center (u54) symposium

    October 25, 2019
    New York, NY
    Event website

    niddk workshop – uncovering the hidden burden of benign genitourinary conditions

    October 7-8, 2019
    Bethesda, MD
    Event website

    Northshore university healthsystem p20 center symposium: “leukocyte phenotypes associated with bph”

    August 29, 2019
    Evanston, IL
    Event website

    University of alabama (uab) p20 center conference

    July 11-12, 2019
    Birmingham, AL
    Event website

    University of pittsburgh o’Brien center (u54) symposium

    June 11, 2019
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Event website

    NIDDK THINK TANK ON NEUROSCIENCE IN UROLOGY

    May 19-21, 2019
    Rockville, MD
    Event website

    Flyer: NeuroscienceInUrology_May2019

    AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AUA) ANNUAL MEETING

    May 3-6, 2019
    Chicago, IL
    Event website

    SUFU Annual Meeting at AUA

    May 3, 2019
    Chicago, IL
    Event website

    duke multidisciplinary k12 urologic research career development program (kure) multidisciplinary benign urology research day

    April 26, 2019
    Durham, NC
    Event website

    Uw-madison o’brien center spring symposium: “molecular and cellular mechanisms of fibrosis”

    April 11-12, 2019
    Madison, WI

    endocrine society (endo) annual meeting

    March 23-26, 2019
    New Orleans, LA
    Event website

    society of urodynamics, female pelvic medicine & urogenital reconstruction (SUFU) winter meeting

    February 26 – March 2, 2019
    Miami, FL
    Event website

  • 2018 Events

    collaborating for the advancement of interdisciplinary research in benign urology (cairibu) meeting

    December 12-14, 2018
    Ellicott City, MD
    Event website

    SOCIETY FOR BASIC UROLOGIC RESEARCH (SBUR) FALL MEETING

    November 8-11, 2018
    Palm Springs, CA
    Event website

    AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AUA) ANNUAL MEETING

    May 18-21, 2018
    San Francisco, CA
    Event website

    SUFU Annual Meeting at AUA

    May 18, 2018
    San Francisco, CA
    Event website

    duke multidisciplinary k12 urologic research career development program (kure) multidisciplinary benign urology research day

    May 11, 2018
    Durham, NC
    Event website

    UW-Madison O’Brien Center Spring Symposium: “cellular functions in urology”

    April 20-21, 2018
    Madison, WI

    endocrine society (endo) annual meeting

    March 17-20, 2018
    Chicago, IL
    Event website

    society of urodynamics, female pelvic medicine & urogenital reconstruction (SUFU) winter meeting

    February 28 – March 3, 2018
    Austin, TX
    Event website

  • 2017 Events

    SOCIETY FOR BASIC UROLOGIC RESEARCH (SBUR) FALL MEETING

    November 9-12, 2017
    Tampa, FL
    Event website

    UW-Madison O’Brien Center Spring Symposium: “steroid hormone pathways and mechanisms of action in benign urologic disease”

    May 22-24, 2017
    Madison, WI

    Program:

    AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AUA) ANNUAL MEETING

    May 12-16, 2017
    Boston, MA
    Event website

    SUFU Annual Meeting at AUA

    May 12, 2017
    Boston, MA
    Event website

    duke multidisciplinary k12 urologic research career development program (kure) multidisciplinary benign urology research day

    April 28, 2017
    Durham, NC
    Event website

    endocrine society (endo) annual meeting

    April 1-4, 2017
    Orlando, FL
    Event website

    Columbia University O’Brien Center Symposium: “The Genomics & Genetics of Urogenital & Other Organ Malformations”  

    March 31, 2017
    New York, NY
    Event Program (https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5f8db4e36f657d1433218347/t/602a8a84fdf5dc081fbd4908/1613400708169/columbia-U54-obrien-symposium-2017.pdf)

    society of urodynamics, female pelvic medicine & urogenital reconstruction (SUFU) winter meeting

    February 28 – March 4, 2017
    Boston, MA
    Event website

  • 2016 Events

    SOCIETY FOR BASIC UROLOGIC RESEARCH (SBUR) FALL MEETING

    November 10-13, 2016
    Paradise Valley, AZ
    Event website

    AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AUA) ANNUAL MEETING

    May 6-10, 2016
    San Diego, CA
    Event website

    SUFU Annual Meeting at AUA

    May 6, 2016
    San Diego, CA
    Event website

    duke multidisciplinary k12 urologic research career development program (kure) multidisciplinary benign urology research day

    April 29, 2016
    Durham, NC
    Event website

    UW-Madison O’Brien Center Spring Symposium: “The Environmental Impact on urologic health and disease”

    April 4-5, 2016
    Madison, WI

    Flyer:

    endocrine society (endo) annual meeting

    April 1-4, 2016
    Boston, MA
    Event website

    society of urodynamics, female pelvic medicine & urogenital reconstruction (SUFU) winter meeting

    February 23-27, 2016
    New Orleans, LA
    Event website

  • 2015 Events

    Columbia University O’Brien Center Symposium: “The Genetic Origins and Complications of Urinary Tract Abnormalities”

    November 12, 2015
    New York, NY
    Event Program (https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5f8db4e36f657d1433218347/t/602a8aa28d8bc021cb82a65f/1613400738510/columbia-U54-obrien-symposium-2015.pdf)

    SOCIETY FOR BASIC UROLOGIC RESEARCH (SBUR) FALL MEETING

    November 12-15, 2015
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Event website

    AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AUA) ANNUAL MEETING

    May 15-19, 2015
    New Orleans, LA
    Event website

    BASIC SCIENCES SYMPOSIUM AT THE AUA: “AGING AND UROLOGIC MANIFESTATIONS”

    May 15, 2015
    New Orleans, LA
    Event website

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