Martina Efeyini

Martina G. Efeyini

Science News Civic Science Fellow

Martina Efeyini is a scientist, with a bachelor’s degree in toxicology from the Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in toxicology from St. John’s University. She is passionate about intersecting STEM, communication, and education to make science accessible for the next generation of scientists. Previously she worked for the UMB CURE Scholars Program. There, she was a College and Career Readiness Coordinator, STEM Expo Manager and Program Assistant.


In addition to bringing STEM to students, Martina is a science writer. She occasionally writes for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as an alternative career columnist and has written for various professional scientific societies including, the Scientista Foundation, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society for Women Engineers and for Mademoiselle Scientist, a site she created. Martina lives in Baltimore, and when she’s not exploring science, she enjoys making vegan meals and a nice cup of tea.

All Stories by Martina G. Efeyini

  1. Genetics

    Daphne Martschenko is a champion for ethical, inclusive genomics research

    A bioethicist focused on the genomics revolution, Daphne Martschenko fosters open discussion through “adversarial collaboration”