Katerina Vlantoni works as adjunct faculty at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of West Attica. She is the Principal Investigator of the postdoctoral research project BIO-CONTEXT: Contextualizing biobanking in Greece: histories, practices, discourses, funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation (H.F.R.I.) (2020-2023). She is also a postdoctoral researcher in the EU Horizon 2020 research project InsSciDE: Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe (2018-2022). Vlantoni has received PhD (2016) and BSc (2005) degrees from the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and a MA degree (2006, with distinction) in Science and Technology Studies from Maastricht University (European Program on Society, Science and Technology-ESST). Her doctoral research focused on the introduction and use of genetic technologies in blood screening, in the field of blood banking and transfusion medicine. She specializes in the historical and STS study of medical/biomedical science and technology.