Summer Research Day with ARUP Laboratories

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Summer Research Day with ARUP Laboratories

Experience a hands on day learning the intricacies behind the Immunology, Chemistry and Microbiology practiced by ARUP scientists

By Black Physicians of Utah

When and where

Date and time

Monday, June 5 · 9am - 1:30pm MDT


ARUP Laboratories 500 Chipeta Way Salt Lake City, UT 84108

About this event

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

We at BPOU believe in the importance of increasing Black representation in not only medicine but all STEM fields.

FOR AGES 16 and Older:

Come out and experience life as a chemist or immunologist at ARUP laboratories. You will have day filled with hands on experience learning the intricacies behind the Immunology, Chemistry and Microbiology practiced by ARUP Scientists.


Visitor parking spots will be reserved in the lot directly west of our new building.

Where to Go

Alyson Willerton, 801-597-8810, will meet you by our security office (follow the signage from visitor parking) and escort you to the conference room where we will meet.


Please wear lab appropriate clothing, including closed-toe, comfortable shoes.


Alyson Willerton, events coordinator, can be reached at 801-597-8810.

Marketing Director Lisa Carricaburu is also a good contact. 

Day of Agenda:

9:00-10:00am Check-in and Waiver completion

10:15-10:30 Intro to ARUP and BPOU

10:30-11:00 Dr. Ohgami presentation

11:15-11:25 Behind the Microscope look at Clinical Specimen Collection

11:25-11:40 Chemistry Lab

11:40-11:55 Immunology

12:00-12:20 Microbiology/Molecular lab experience

12:30-1:30pm Lunch, Q&A, Snacks


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Kamisha Johnson-Davis, PhD, is medical director of Clinical Toxicology at ARUP Laboratories

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Robert Ohgami, MD, PhD, is chief medical director of Research and Development in Integrated Oncology and Genetics at ARUP Laboratories

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Kamisha Johnson-Davis, PhD, (right) is pictured here in the lab with Yuan Ji, PhD, section chief of Molecular Genetics and Genomics`

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