After studying Biological Chemistry at the University of Linz and České Budějovice, Kristina Preuer studied Bioinformatics in Linz. Where she is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Sepp Hochreiter, one of the pioneers in the field of Deep Learning, in collaboration with partners from the pharmaceutical industry. Her research focuses on Deep Learning in drug design. She has published her work on drug synergy prediction for anti-cancer treatment and about the evaluation of generative models in drug design. Her current research project focuses on graph convolutional neural networks for molecules.