Dr Iolanda Micco joined Vipergen (Denmark) in May 2017, where she is currently holding the position of Associate Director of Chemistry and Alliances. Iolanda has obtained her master’s degree in Medicinal chemistry at the University of Pisa (Italy) and progressed her studies with her PhD in the same field at the University of Siena (Italy). Iolanda has been working for 15 years in international environments in various and demanding activities, including management and strategic roles. She started her career as medicinal chemist at Siena Biotech where she built her knowledge in the field working on projects from screen to hit to candidate selection in the neurodegenerative area. She taught Chemistry and medicinal chemistry in one of the most prestigious colleges of Singapore for 2 years before moving to Denmark.