Dr. Cournia is a Senior Researcher at the Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens, where she works on anticancer drug and materials design using High Performance Computing (http://www.drugdesign.gr). She graduated from the Chemistry Department, University of Athens in 2001 and received her PhD at the University of Heidelberg in Germany in 2006. She then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chemistry Department, Yale University, USA, on computer-aided drug design and in 2009 she became a Lecturer at Yale College. She is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Chemical information and Modeling, American Chemical Society and the national representative of Greece in the Division of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry in the European Chemical Society. She is currently teaching at the Master’s program “Data Science and Information Technologies” at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National University of Athens. She is the Founder of the SME Ingredio, a mobile phone app that informs consumers on the potential hazards of chemical ingredients in food and cosmetics products using open, peer-reviewed data (http://www.ingred.io/android). She is currently a member of the Computational Chemistry Initiative of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry.