Jeremy Burton received his degrees from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago, New Zealand and holds the Chair in Human Microbiome and Probiotics based in the Lawson Health Research Institute. He is an Associate Professor in the Division of Urology, Department of Surgery and Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Western University in London, ON. His research interests primarily include: How the microbiome influences urological conditions and treatment? What modulates the microbiota? Biofilms and antibiotics relating to urology. His group is particularly interested in promoting basic and translational microbiology research in relation to the significant impact of urology on future urologic research and clinical practice. His personal objective is to stimulate, train and facilitate the next generation of urological microbiome investigators to lead studies in this rapidly emerging field.