Translational Interdisciplinary Genito-Urinary Research (TIGUR)
TIGUR Seminar Series
Please email TIGUR@mcw.edu to request access to seminar Zoom recordings.
Presenter: Catherine DuBeau, MD | January 27, 2021
Dr. DuBeau is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. In her career, Dr. DuBeau has greatly contributed to research in geriatric medicine and urinary incontinence. In this seminar, Dr. DuBeau discusses the most common types of urinary incontinence in older persons. She then explains how to perform a patient-centered evaluation and initial management of urinary incontinence for this patient population.
Presenter: Jay Urbain, PhD | March 10, 2021
Dr. Urbain is a Data Science and Machine Learning Consultant at Upstream Development LLC. Dr. Urbain consults academic and industrial partners on problems in machine learning, deep learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), search, and data engineering research and applications. In this seminar, Dr. Urbain explains deep learning, NLP, core NLP tasks, applications, challenges, and future directions.
Presenter: Jim Hokanson, PhD | June 23, 2021
Dr. Hokanson is an Assistant Professor in the joint department of Biomedical Engineering between the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University, with an interest in developing new therapies to treat urological dysfunction. In this seminar, Dr. Hokanson discusses the problematic nature of the “try and see” approach to therapy selection when treating non-cancerous genitourinary conditions. He further explains how improved data collection and utilization in humans could guide therapy selection and therapy development.