Vasiliki Kotsira owns a bachelor’s degree (2017 ) in Medical Laboratories from the University of West Attica (former Technological Education Institute of Athens). She completed her 6 month internship at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute. She also holds a master’s degree in Bioinformatics (2020) from the University of Athens. The title of her master thesis was “Metagenomic analysis of tissues from patients with metastatic cancer” and was done at the DIANA lab in collaboration with Prof. Artemis Hatzigeorgiou.
She is currently doing her Ph.D. (2021) at the Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly focusing on Metagenomics.