Nikolaos Kaplaneris was born in 1992 in Athens, Greece. He received his BSc degree in chemistry from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2014. He obtained his MSc degree in organic chemistry from the same university in 2016 following studies in the area of organocatalysis and photochemistry under the supervision of Prof. C. G. Kokotos. In 2016, he joined the research group of Prof. L. Ackermann at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, as an Onassis fellow, and obtained his PhD degree in 2021, working on late-stage peptide diversification and remote functionalization. After a short postdoctoral stay at the same group, working on electrochemical modifications of biomolecules, he joined the group of Prof. T. Noël at the University of Amsterdam where he is developing photochemical methodologies in flow.