Martina G. Efeyini
Martina G. Efeyini became an ASBMB Today contributor in 2014 and now is a columnist who writes about careers for those with scientific training. She is a toxicologist, science communicator and STEM advocate who is passionate about sharing resources for the next generation of scientists. She earned her bachelor's degree in toxicology from the Pennsylvania State University and her master's degree in toxicology from St. John’s University. Outside of science, Martina loves spending time with her family, reading, making vegan meals and having a good up of tea.
Articles by Martina G. Efeyini
Oct. 15, 2021
This is the third part in a series about scientists who've launched and established careers at nonprofit professional-development organizations.
May 21, 2021
One of the most popular talks at the ASBMB annual meeting last month was by careers columnist Martina G. Efeyini. Here are some takeaways. (You can also watch it on demand.)
April 2, 2021
Beata Mierzwa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California, San Diego. She is also an artist with a growing science art brand.
Feb. 5, 2021
In celebration of Black History Month, careers columnist Martina G. Efeyini shares how #BlackInX movements create a community of support for Black scientists.
July 17, 2020
The National Institutes of Health is made up of more than two dozen institutes and centers that focus on specific diseases, systems and populations. Learn about positions, fellowships, training and resources to jump-start or advance your career.
June 5, 2020
Take a step in your backyard and explore nature's free museum. Then ask yourself: Might an environmental science career be right for you?
April 24, 2020
Our careers columnist talked with Lou Woodley, director of the Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement, to learn what it takes to be a scientific community engagement manager.
Nov. 22, 2019
A great science communicator does three things: makes science more engaging to the public, finds ways to support outreach, and curates content using a variety of formats to target audiences.
Oct. 30, 2019
Our careers columnist writes about how to prepare for a career in science policy and offers a sampling of open policy positions, including fellowships.