Martin Enserink


Martin Enserink is a journalist for Science Magazine. He writes mainly about infectious diseases, global health, science policy, and scientific misconduct, and has covered many major disease outbreaks, including the 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States, the 2009 influenza pandemic, and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

A native of the Netherlands, he has a Master's degree in biology from the University of Groningen. He was based at Science's headquarters in Washington, D.C. for five years and spent eight years as a correspondent in Paris; he now lives in Amsterdam, where he is Science's European news editor.

Enserink was awarded the Communications Award of the American Society for Microbiology in 2004, 2008, and 2012. He has mentored science reporters in Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, and Zimbabwe as part of a program run by the World Federation of Science Journalists. He also designed and wrote an online course, 'Covering Ebola,' together with Helen Branswell.

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