Charikleia graduated with a BSc in Biomedicine from the University of East Anglia, and she holds two MSc degrees, one in Advanced Genetics and another in Bioinformatics, both from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. She completed her PhD program at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in 2022. Her doctoral research focused on studying polymorphic inversions in Drosophila subobscura. Her primary research interest lies in the evolution of genome structure and the mechanisms underlying structural variant formation. Her work revolves around the identification and characterization of structurally complex regions across different primate species.