After studying Chemistry and Biotechnology in Athens, Lilli moved to Zurich in 2001. She did her PhD and a first post-doc at the Institute of Molecular Biology of UZH. She then moved to ETH and the Systems Biology Institute where she completed a second post-doc. Her involvement in LSZYSN gave her the appropriate skills and contacts to pursue a career in pharma industry. She is now team leader in anti-viral drug discovery at Pike Pharma. She loves art and squash.