Scientific Research

Prof. Julius Oyugi Ascends to Full Professorship at the University of Nairobi’s Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

The University of Nairobi celebrates a new milestone in academic leadership and scientific research. Prof. Julius Oyugi is elevated to the distinguished rank of Full Professor at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. Prof. Oyugi, who also serves as the director of the University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID), has been instrumental in propelling the institution to new heights in virology and infectious diseases.

Prof. Oyugi’s Journey to Excellence

Department Chair Featured on BBC World Service

Department Chair Dr. Marianne Mureithi was featured on the BBC World Service as part of The SheWord, a pan African programme exploring the life experiences of women in today's Africa. Dr. Mureithi discussed why it's harder for women to access funding for scientific research.

The interview can be viewed here