Alex Jafek Utah ARCS Scholar 2016-2017, recently attended the Twenty Second International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2018) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. At the conference Jafek presented his work entitiled "Motile sperm selection using Dean flow lead to better pregnancy outcomes". Alex was accompanied on his... Read more
Rebekah Gensure, Utah ARCS Scholar, recently presented her work a the ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) conference in Hawaii. Rebekah is in her second year of ophthalmology residency at the Moran Eye Center. Using the fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscopy (FLIO) system, Dr. Gensure has been working with... Read more
Alex Szendrei (ARCS Utah Scholar 2014-2015) is preparing for his thesis defense Spring, 2019. Since coming to the University of Utah and becoming an ARCS scholar in the fall of 2014 Alex Szendrei has been working on solid state electrochemistry projects under Dr. Virkar and Dr. Sparks. The systems he... Read more
Each year, millions of couples in the United States and around the world struggle with infertility. For these couples, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) including in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) play a critical role in helping them to initiate pregnancy. According to the CDC, 1.6% of children born in... Read more
The February edition of the John A. Moran Eye Center Focus magazine contains an article about ARCS Scholar Bradley Jacobsen. The article is reprinted here with permission. ARCS Utah is so proud to be a sponsor of Dr. Jacobsen's research.
"First-year ophthalmology resident Bradely H. Jacobsen, MD, is focused... Read more
Alex Jafek, ARCS Utah Scholar 2016-2017 will be presenting his abstract “Quantifying Microfluidic PCR at Extreme Speeds” at MicroTAS 2017. MicroTAS is a premier conference attracting presentations from all over the world. This year's conference will be held in Savannah, Georgia in October. As part of his email to... Read more
Daman Bareiss is now back in Utah working as a Robotics Software Engineer for Sarcos Robotics after spending time in New Hampshire as a Sr. Mobile Robot Software Emgineer for Omron Adept Technologies working on motion planning algorithms for mobile robots.
Bareiss completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the... Read more
Brian Zaugg, MD, the 2012 recipient of the Utah Chapter Judith and Cliff Miller award will be presenting a poster at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in November entitled "Dull Versus Sharp Phacoemulsification Needles: A Blinded Paired-Eye Safety Comparison with Direct Vacuum and Phacoemulsification Applied to the Capsular Bag."... Read more
Siam Oottamasathien, PhD, ARCS Scholar alum from the University of Colorado, currently assistant professor of Pediatric Urology and director of Pediatric Urology Basic Science Research at the University of Utah received the First Place Basic Science Prize of the American Academy of Pediatrics - Urology Section for 2010.