Christopher Earns MIT Award from ARVO

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Mark Christopher, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, has received the The Members-In-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster Award in the glaucoma section at the ARVO 2014 annual meeting.

Christopher is co-supervised by Todd Scheetz, UI associate professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences and biomedical engineering and researcher at the UI Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, and Michael Abramoff, UI professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering.

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO )is the largest eye and vision research organization in the world. Members include more than 12,750 researchers from over 80 countries. ARVO encourages and assists research, training, publication and knowledge-sharing in vision and ophthalmology.