Zoe graduated from the Chemistry Department of the University of Athens and completed her Ph.D. research at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University, USA, and in 2009 she became a lecturer in Yale College. Since 2009 she is an Investigator-Lecturer level at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, where she works on anti-cancer drug design and biomolecular simulations. For her work she has been honored with fellowships from the American Association from Cancer Research, the American Brain Tumor Association, the National Cancer Institute and awards such as the “Woman of Innovation 2009” from the Connecticut Technology Council, USA and the «Outstanding Junior Faculty Award 2014» from the American Chemical Society.