Charlotte Martin was born in Montpellier, France. She completed her Ph.D. under the supervision of Florine Cavelier at the Institute of Biomolecules Max Mousseron in Montpellier. She received her Ph.D. in chemical sciences (specialized in molecular engineering) from Montpellier University in 2013, with work focused on the preparation of silicon-containing amino acids for the synthesis of polyproline type II helix mimics.
In 2014, she joined the group of Professor Steven Ballet, at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, as a postdoctoral fellow, working on the rational design of biological active peptides with a focus on peptide-based hydrogels for controlled drug delivery.
Since October 1st, she was appointed as parttime professor at the VUB within the ORGC group for the development of soft (bio)materials