Domna Karagogeos is a professor of molecular biology and developmental neurobiology at the University of Crete Medical School and collaborating researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Greece. Karagogeos received her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Simmons College, her master’s and PhD in cell and developmental biology from Harvard University. She continued her post-doctoral work in the laboratory of Tom Jessell, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Center for Neurobiology and H. Hughes Medical Institute. The major focus of her research is to explore mechanisms of neuronal outgrowth, migration and axon guidance as well as to elucidate mechanisms underlying axon-glial interactions in myelinated fibers. She is chair of the FENS Committee on Higher Education and Training.