Mungai wins rare Spain Fulbright as undergrad

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program usually prioritizes graduate students and doctoral candidates for their Spain open study and research awards. However, among the 112 applicants from across the country, Margaret Mungai, an undergraduate in the laboratory of E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, was one of the 24 finalists to receive a Spain Fulbright award. Mungai […]

Mungai featured in city banner campaign

To ring in the new year, the Office of the Vice President of Research (OVPR) is once again highlighting research across campus with its Dare to Discover banner campaign. Internal Medicine offers more than 100 undergraduate students access to groundbreaking research, and for the past three years undergraduates working in the lab of E. Dale […]

Undergrads in research: Margaret Mungai

As part of our ongoing series on the role undergraduate students play in Internal Medicine research, we are pleased to feature a few individual students’ stories. For one Iowa high school senior, research was always a part of her future plans. To achieve this aspiration, undergraduate Margaret Mungai began her journey toward that goal of […]

Mungai wins research award

Margaret Mungai has received a 2019 Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards (EURA) given by the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). Each year the ICRU awards five EURAs, which includes a $1,000 travel scholarship to a professional development program or event, an ICRU Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year, and recognition at a dinner […]