Undergraduate Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Host Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
As a child, Amgen Scholar Mobolaji Fowose and her family traveled back and forth to the US from their hometown outside of Lagos, Nigeria. They were in and out of hospitals, seeking a diagnosis and treatment for her younger sister who, as a baby, had bacterial meningitis and began to have recurrent seizures.