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Dr. Kathy Christoforou is a currently a scientific coordinator at the Cyprus Institute, working in the SimEA ERA chair project. She completed her undergraduate, honours, and masters degrees in chemistry at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Thereafter, she moved to the United Kingdom where she was awarded her PhD at the University of Cambridge, under the supervision of Prof David Spring. Her PhD focused on two very different but current research areas within the field of drug design and developement, namely diversity-oriented syntheses and fragment-based approaches, relating specifically to anticancer therapeutics.