Professor Jennifer Martin

Professor Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin

Elected in 2017

Short citation at year of election

Jennifer Martin is an internationally renowned protein crystallographer. She has made seminal discoveries in bacterial redox biochemistry, including revealing how the DsbA enzyme assembles bacterial ‘weapons’, and validating DsbA as a target for novel antibacterials that are now being developed. Through her role as a founding member of the Science and Gender Equity (SAGE) Steering Committee, Martin helped implement the Athena SWAN pilot to address gender equity in science. Martin is a strong public advocate for science with an inspirational and highly effective science communication record.

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