Natalia Martin, Ph.D., is a program specialist at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Office where she manages the ACS Career Kick-Starter and Postdoc to Faculty Workshops. In her role, Dr. Martin is also involved in other programs and projects aimed to provide career and professional development resources to graduate students and postdocs in the chemical sciences. She is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Postdoctoral Association.
Prior to joining ACS, Dr. Martin was a senior research associate at Michigan State University (MSU) where she also served in several leadership positions at the MSU Postdoctoral Association (PDA) and co-advised the MSU chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. At MSU Dr. Martin established and lead the MSU PDA professional development committee and developed a professional development program for postdoctoral scholars at the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics department. Dr. Martin has a B.S. in Biotechnology and Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina.