Katerina N. Karayianni received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2007) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the M.Sc. in Engineering Business Management (2008) from the University of Warwick, UK. Since 2011 she is a Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering, at the National Technical University of Athens, under the supervision of Professor Konstantina S. Nikita. Katerina has also entered the Medical School of Athens in 2009. She has work experience in the private sector as a software engineer and IT analyst. Her research interests include bioinformatics and analysis of biological and medical data. Katerina has received grants for doctoral studies from the A.G. Leventis Foundation for the years 2011-2013, as well as from the Propondis Foundation for 2012-2013. She is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the IEEE.