Myrto Denaxa is a PI at the Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Greece. Denaxa obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Patras, Greece, and her master’s and PhD from the University of Crete Medical School, Greece. She subsequently joined the group of Vassilis Pachnis at the National Institute for Medical Research, London, as an MRC postdoc fellow. Later, she became a senior research associate at the Francis Crick Institute, London. Her research is focusing on deciphering molecular mechanisms implicated on cortical interneuron development and function.