Chiara Cordero received her Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology in 1998 with “summa cum laude” at the University of Torino. Thanks to her curriculum studiorum she was awarded with the Silver Medal (Medaglia d’argento dell’Università di Torino) as best graduate student in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology for the Academic Year 1996/97. In December 1998 she passed the Italian Pharmacist Licensure Examination. After graduation Chiara had direct access to a post-doc grant (“Assegno di Collaborazione all’Attività di Ricerca code 14-055 – November 1998/October 2001) from Turin University for a research activity focused on the development of fast and automatic analytical methods to quantify pesticide residues in food. Since July 2021 Chiara Cordero is Full Professor of Food Chemistry (CHIM/10 – Food Chemistry) at the Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco of the University of Torino. In 2008 Prof. Cordero was Research Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Lebensmittelchemie – DFA (German Research Center for Food Chemistry) at the Lehrstuhl für Lebensmittelchemie der Technischen Universität München – Garching (Germany) under the supervision of Prof. Peter Schieberle; in 2019 Visiting Professor at Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznan, Poland and in 2020 Visiting Professor at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.