Dimitra Kourti is a PhD candidate at the Department of Chemistry of National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. She graduated from the same department in 2018 and conducted her Thesis with title «Electroanalytical Detection for Sodium Anthraquinone-2-Sulfonate» at the Chemistry Department of Charles University in Prague. In 2018 she was an intern at General Chemical State Laboratory of Greece, where she worked on methods for determination of chemical hazards in food samples. She received her M.Sc in Polymer Science and its Applications in Industry from the Department of Chemistry of National & Kapodistrian University of Athens s in 2020. Her Master Thesis work focused on cell patterning on a novel polymeric material and the experimental part was conducted at the Immunoassays/Immunosensors Lab of INRASTES, NCSR “Demokritos”. Her current PhD thesis research focus on the detection of harmful agents (chemical & microbiological ones) in food samples with optical immunosensors.