Martina G. Efeyini
Martina G. Efeyini became an ASBMB Today contributor in 2014 and now is a columnist who writes about alternative science careers. 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. Her experiences as a mentor, researcher and writer inspired her to combine her passions (STEM, communication and advocacy) to create Mademoiselle Scientist, an online resource for students and scientists. Martina’s commitment to the next generation shines through her work as a program assistant at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, CURE Scholars Program and outreach coordinator at Understanding Interventions. Outside of science, Martina loves spending time with her family, reading and cooking plant-based meals.
Articles by Martina G. Efeyini
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.