Las Flores, California, United States
Vidal Arroyo, from Las Flores, California, is pursuing a PhD in biophysics at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. He graduated from Chapman University with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and molecular biology, and earned a master's degree in statistics from the University of Oxford. As a humanitarian-scientist, Vidal aspires to pioneer new scientific frontiers in order to bring joy and healing to others. He has performed computational biology research in labs at Baylor College of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Oxford Big Data Institute. At Chapman, he founded Chapman STEMtors in order to inspire the next generation of scientists among underprivileged students. He is Chapman University’s first Rhodes Scholar, a PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholar, and a recipient of the Cecil F. Cheverton Award at Chapman.