Oral Presentations

 

2019

  • Alan Wolfe.  “Urine is not sterile: what’s next?”. OBGYN/UROGYN Grand Rounds. Oregon Health Science University. Portland, OR. February 2019.
  • Catherine Putonti. Beyond Bacteria: Bacterial Viruses (bacteriophages) in the Urobiome. San Diego, CA. February 2019.
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller “Urine Sample Collection in Women” Urobiome Conference 2019, San Diego, CA February 2019
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller “Understanding Urinary Clinical Disorders of Interest to the Microbiome Community” Urobiome Conference 2019, San Diego, CA February 2019
  • Elizabeth R Mueller “Update on the Urinary Microbiome in Women” Urology Grand Rounds January 2019
  • Alan Wolfe. “How Team Building Overturned a Century Old Dogma”.Medical Informatics. Oregon Health Science University. Portland, OR. February 2019.
  • Alan Wolfe. “Urine is not sterile: what’s next?”.  Pathology Grand Rounds. Loyola University of Chicago. Chicago, IL. April 2019.
  • Alan Wolfe. “Urine is not sterile: what’s next?”.  Society for Basic Urologic Research. Chicago, IL. May 2019. 
  • Alan Wolfe. “Temporal Dynamics of the Lower Urinary Tract Microbiota: A Clue for Sex-Associated UTI?”.  3rd Clinical and Scientific Advances in Urinary Tract Infections. Columbus, OH.  June 2019.
  • Catherine Putonti, Genevieve Johnson, Andrea Garretto, Jason Shapiro, Taylor Miller-Ensminger, Alan Wolfe. Bacteriophage-Host Interactions within the Female Urinary Tract.Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages. Madison, WI. August 2018.
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller Invited Plenary Speaker Moderator “New technologies for Diagnosing UTI’s”. American Urological Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. May 2019.

 

2018

  • Alan Wolfe. “The Bladder is Not Sterile: Implications for Bladder Cancer”. Panel on Contributions of the Microbiome to Cancer and Bladder Disease. Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, Denver, CO. August 2018.
  • Alan Wolfe. “Urine is not sterile: what’s next?”.  Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH. September 2018.
  • Alan Wolfe.  “Urine is not sterile: what’s next?”.  Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. October 2018.
  • Elizabeth R Mueller “Update on the Urinary Microbiome in Women” OB/GYNE Grand Rounds May 2018

 

2017

 

  • Evann E. Hilt, Thomas M. Halverson, Karen Visick, Alan J. Wolfe. Investigation into Autoinducer-type Pathway in Aerococcus urinae. Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction (BLAST). New Orleans, LA. January 2017.
  • Meghan Brady, M. Genereux, Krystal J. Thomas-White, Danielle Johansen, Colleen M. Fitzgerald, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Alan J. Wolfe, Elizabeth R. Mueller. Feasibility of Measuring Bladder Urine Oxygen Tension. Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). Scottsdale, AZ. February 2017.
  • Alan Wolfe & Elizabeth R. Mueller. Urine is Not Sterile: What's Next? Illinois Society for Microbiology (ISM). Naperville, IL. May 2017.
  • Alan Wolfe. Roundtable - Under the Microscope: A Closer Look at Vaginal & Urinary Microbiome.  International Urogynecological Association (IUGA). Vancouver, Canada. June 2017.
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller Bladders Under Siege: Could Bacturia be the key to understanding refractory urge incontinence? 2017 International Continence Society Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy September 12 2017.

 

2016

  • Alan Wolfe. Urine is Not Sterile: Implications for Bladder Health and Disease. Rush University. Chicago, IL. January 2016.
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller. “Girls Just Want to have FUM”. Australian Incontinence Society, Adelaide. November 2016, Australia
  • Elizabeth R. Mueller. “Current Understanding of the Role of the Urinary Microbiome in Women’s Urinary Symptoms”. Australian Incontinence Society, Adelaide. November 2016, Australia
  • Travis Price, Evann Hilt, Tanaka Dune, Elizabeth Mueller, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger. Patient Perception of Urinary Tract Infection is Associated with Decreased Urinary Microbial Diversity. Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). New Orleans, LA. February 2016.
  • Travis Price, Evann Hilt, Tanaka Dune, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger. Detecting Clinically Relevant Microorganisms: We Can Do Better. Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). New Orleans, LA. February 2016.
  • Tanaka Dune, Evann Hilt, Travis Price, Linda Brubaker, Cynthia Brincat, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger and Elizabeth Mueller. False Negatives Of Standard Urine Cultures May Delay Patient Treatment. Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). New Orleans, LA. February 2016.
  • Evann Hilt, Kathleen McKinley, Elizabeth Mueller, Linda Brubaker, Paul Schreckenberger and Alan Wolfe. Urine is Not Sterile: The Urinary Microbiota of Overactive Bladder Patients. Probiota. Chicago, IL. May 2016.
  • Krystal Thomas-White, Evann Hilt, Cynthia Fok, Meghan Pearce, Elizabeth Mueller, Stephanie Kliethermes, Kristin Jacobs, Michael Zilliox, Cynthia Brincat, Travis Price, Gina Kuffel, Paul Schreckenberger, Xiaowu Gai, Linda Brubaker and Alan Wolfe. The Female Urinary Microbiota Relates to Incontinence Medication Efficacy. Probiota. Chicago, IL. May 2016.
  • Evann Hilt, Meghan Pearce, Phong Le and Alan Wolfe. Overactive Bladder Phenotype Observed in Urothelial Cells Treated with Bacterial Supernatant. Probiota. Chicago, IL. May 2016.
  • Katherine Diebel, Travis Price, Alan Wolfe. Urinary Lactobacillus crispatus Produces a Molecule Which Kills Uropathogenic E. coli. Probiota. Chicago, IL. May 2016.
  • Alan Wolfe. New Insights into Urinary Tract Infections - Is Urine Sterile? American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe. Boston, MA. June 2016.
  • Alan Wolfe. The Sterile Bladder: A Dogma Debunked. Coffey-Holden Prostate Cancer Academy Meeting. San Diego, CA. June 2016.
  • Evann Hilt, Meghan Pearce, Shubin Zhang, Alan Wolfe and Phong Le. Overactive Bladder Phenotype Observed in Urothelial Cells Treated with Bacterial Supernatants. American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe. Boston, MA. June 2016.
  • Travis Price, Evann Hilt, Tanaka Dune, Colleen Fitzgerald, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger. Differences in the Female Urinary Microbiota by Continence Status. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Denver, CO. September 2016.
  • Krystal Thomas-White, Stephanie Kliethermes, Rickey L., Lukacz E., Richter H.E., Moalli P., Zimmerman P., Norton P., Kusek J.W., Alan Wolfe and Linda Brubaker for the NIDDK Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Evaluation of the Urinary Microbiome of Women with Uncomplicated Stress Urinary Incontinence. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Denver, CO. September 2016.
  • Linda Brubaker. Evaluation of the Urinary Microbiota of Women with Uncomplicated Stress Urinary Incontinence. International Continence Society (ICS). Tokyo, Japan. September 2016.

 

2015

  • Linda Brubaker. Simon Foundation for Continence. Innovating for Continence Conference. Chicago, IL. April 2015.
  • Paul SchreckenbergerReporting: More Than Meets the Eye – The Urine Microbiome. Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Neehah, WI. September 2015.
  • Alan Wolfe. Astellas Corporate Headquarters. ASMA Grand Rounds. September 2015.
  • Alan Wolfe. 24th Annual Symposium on Molecular Pathology. Hosted by Beaumont Health System. Troy, MI. September 2015.
  • Paul SchreckenbergerDetecting Pathogens in Urine: You’ll be Shocked to Find Out How! NYC American Society of Microbiology. New York, NY. October 2015.
  • Alan Wolfe, Krystal Thomas-White, Evann Hilt, Cynthia Fok, Meghan Pearce, Elizabeth Mueller, Stephanie Kliethermes, Kristin Jacobs, Michael Zilliox, Cynthia Brincat, Travis Price, Gina Kuffel, Paul Schreckenberger, Xiaowu Gai and Linda Brubaker. The Female Urinary Microbiota Relates to Incontinence Medication Efficacy. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Seattle, WA. October 2015.
  • Krystal Thomas-White, Cynthia Fok, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe, Linda Brubaker. Pre-operative Urinary Microbiome Reveals Post-operative Urinary Tract Infection Risk. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Seattle, WA. October 2015.
  • Tanaka Dune, Evann Hilt, Travis Price, Colleen Fitzgerald, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger, Elizabeth Mueller. False Negatives of Standard Urine Cultures May Delay Patient Treatment. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Seattle, WA. October 2015.
  • Travis Price, Evann Hilt, Tanaka Dune, Colleen Fitzgerald, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger. Patient Perception of UTI is Associated with Decreased Urinary Microbial Diversity. American Urogynecology Society (AUGS). Seattle, WA. October 2015.
  • Alan Wolfe, Krystal Thomas-White, Evann Hilt, Cynthia Fok, Meghan Pearce, Elizabeth Mueller, Stephanie Kliethermes, Kristin Jacobs, Michael Zilliox, Cynthia Brincat, Travis Price, Gina Kuffel, Paul Schreckenberger, Xiaowu Gai and Linda Brubaker. The Female Urinary Microbiota Relates to Incontinence Medication Efficacy. International Continence Society (ICS). Montreal, Canada. October 2015.
  • Krystal Thomas-White, Cynthia Fok, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe, Linda Brubaker. Pre-operative Urinary Microbiome Reveals Post-operative UTI Risk. International Continence Society (ICS). Montreal, Canada. October 2015.
  • Paul Schreckenberger, Travis Price, Evann Hilt, Tanaka Dune, Colleen Fitzgerald, Cynthia Brincat, Linda Brubaker, Elizabeth Mueller, Alan Wolfe. Detecting Clinically Relevant Microorganisms:  We Can do Better. International Continence Society (ICS). Montreal, Canada. October 2015.
  • Tanaka Dune, Evann Hilt, Travis Price, Linda Brubaker, Cynthia Brincat, Colleen Fitzgerald, Alan Wolfe, Paul Schreckenberger, Elizabeth Mueller. Specific Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms in Women Relate to Uropathogens while False Negatives of Standard Urine Cultures May Delay Patient Treatment. International Continence Society (ICS). Montreal, Canada. October 2015.
  • Alan Wolfe. Rethinking rUTI Antibiotic Prophylaxis: The Microbial Management Perspective. Women and Their Microbes. Amsterdam, Netherlands. November 2015.

2014

  • Paul Schreckenberger. Urine is Not Sterile: Evidence of Resident Bacteria in Adult Female Patients. Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) Spring 2014 Standard of Care Conference. Costa Mesa, CA. March 2014.
  • Alan Wolfe. Urine is Not Sterile: What’s Next? Rush University. Chicago, IL. March 2014.
  • Alan Wolfe. Urine is Not Sterile: What Now? Harvard University, Mass Eye and Ear Institute. May 2014.
  • Evann Hilt. Urine is Not Sterile: The Urinary Microbiota of Overactive Bladder Patients. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Boston, MA. May 2014.
  • Alan Wolfe. Urine is Not Sterile: What Now? Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Orlando, FL. May 2014.
  • Linda Brubaker. The Female Urinary Microbiome. ASCLS Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 2014.
  • Paul Schreckenberger. Reporting More than Meets the Eye – The Urine Microbiome. Illinois Society for Microbiology (ISM). Chicago, IL. November 2014.

2013

  • Linda Brubaker. There is a Urinary Microbiome – Who Knew? University of Michigan Pelvic Floor Research Day. February 2013.
  • Alan Wolfe. Microbiomes in the Bladder and Clinical Impact. Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). Las Vegas, NV. February 2013.
  • Linda Brubaker. There is a Urinary Microbiome – Who Knew? Loyola Department of Pathology Grand Rounds. March 2013.
  • Paul Schreckenberger. Urine is Not Sterile: Implications for the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. American Society for Microbiology (ASM). May 2013.
  • Linda Brubaker. Does the Female Urinary Microbiome Play a Role in ‘Idiopathic Urinary Tract Conditions’? American Society for Microbiology (ASM). May 2013.
  • Linda Brubaker, Cynthia Fok, Michael Zilliox, Amy Rosenfeld, Meghan Pearce, Elizabeth Mueller, Kimberly Kenton, Xiawou Gai, Alan Wolfe. Preliminary Evidence of Urinary Microbiome’s Role in Female Urinary Incontinence Subtypes. American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). Las Vegas, NV. October 2013.
  • Paul Schreckenberger. Urine is Not Sterile: Implications for the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology (SCACM). October 2013.

2012

  • Alan Wolfe and Linda Brubaker. Who Knew? A Urinary Microbiome Exists. Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Colombus, OH. November 2012.