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Spring Symposium

“Cellular Functions in Urology”

April 20-21, 2018 • UW-Madison Health Sciences Learning Center

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Keynote Speaker
Zhou Wang, PhD
Professor and UMPC Chair in Urological Research
Director of Pittsburgh O’Brien Center, University of Pittsburgh

Visiting Speakers
Jill Macoska, PhD, Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA
Marcelino Rivera, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Douglas Strand, PhD, Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Miguel Verbitsky, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York, NY
Li Xin, PhD, Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor, Houston, TX

Invited UW Speakers
Jacques Galipeau, MD, Professor, Dept of Hematology Oncology, UW-Madison, Madison, WI
William A. Ricke, PhD, Professor, Director O’Brien Center, Dept of Urology, UW-Madison, Madison, WI
Chad Vezina, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

K12 Scholar Speakers
Heidi W. Brown, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Ob/Gyn, UW-Madison, Madison, Wi
Maryellen Kelly, CPNP, DNP, Clinical Associate, School of Nursing, Duke, Durham, NC
Teresa Liu, PhD, Assistant Scientist, Dept of Urology, UW-Madison, Madison, Wi
Alejo Roldan-Alzate, PhD, Assistant Professor, Depts Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison,
Madison, WI
Tatyana Sysoeva, PhD, Research Scientist, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Duke, Durham, NC
Mike Wood, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Medical Sciences, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Past Events


“Steroid Hormone Pathways and Mechanisms of Action in Benign Urologic Disease”

May 22-24, 2017
UW-Madison Health Science Learning Center

View the 2017_Spring_Symposium_Agenda


“The Environmental Impact on Urologic Health and Disease”

April 4-5, 2016
UW-Madison Fluno Center

Click here to download the 2016 Spring Symposium Agenda.


“Role of Fibrosis in Signaling and Lower Urinary Tract Disease”

April 8-9, 2015
UW-Madison Fluno Center

Click here to download the 2015 Spring Symposium Agenda. Copyright © 2018 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System