Dr. Cecinio (Nikko) Ronquillo chief resident in the Department of Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah and Utah ARCS Scholar 2015 was awarded a Heed Fellowship for 2019-2020. A Heed Fellowship is one of the most prestigious honors for ophthalmology trainees. The Heed... Read more
Jocelyn Todd, an ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter Scholar from 2015-16, is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to her work analyzing mechanics of cartilage in the hip to shed light on risk factors of osteoarthritis progression, she is an elite runner and has... Read more
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
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