Portrait Photograph of Joshua Coon

Joshua Coon

Professor Coon

Biomolecular Chemistry l School of Medicine and Public Health

Hometown: Lake, MI

Professor Coon develops and applies chemical instrumentation to measure proteins and metabolites in biological systems – including humans. His latest project is to embed such technology into a toilet to make real-time measurements of urine for preventative medicine.


Smart-Toilets to Revolutionize Human Health

Will describe how new technology being developed here at UW-Madison has the potential to transform medicine. The device will measure hundreds of compounds from urine in real-time and can be embedded into toilets at home.