Founded in 1975 as an independent research institution, now part of Vilnius University, the Institute of Biotechnology strives to maintain the high standards of excellence in scientific endeavour, research training and technological advance with its main focus in a broadly defined field of molecular biotechnology including nucleic acid and protein technologies, bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, drug design, next generation epigenomic and gene editing technologies. The Institute provides an interface between advanced education, basic research and technological development for the economic and social benefit of Lithuania.

 

Department of Eukaryote Gene Engineering

Spausdinti

Head of laboratory:

Prof. Kęstutis Sasnauskas
Dr. Gintautas Žvirblis (since 2008)

Lab Members:

Alma Gedvilaitė, Ph. D.
Aušra Ražanskienė, Ph. D.
Rimantas Slibinskas, Ph.D.
Rokas Abraitis, Ph. D.
Asta Abraitienė, Ph. D.
Rasa Petraitytė-Burneikienė, Ph. D.
Aistė Bulavaitė, Ph. D.
Linas Antoniukas, Ph. D.
Raimundas Ražanskas, Ph. D.

PostDocs:

Vaiva Kazanavičiūtė, Ph. D.
Eimantas Astromskas, Ph. D.
Milda Plečkaitytė, Ph. D.

PhD Students:

Mindaugas Juozapaitis, M. Sc.
Eglė Mažeikė, M. Sc.
Evaldas Čiplys, M. Sc.
Rita Vorobjovienė, M. Sc.
Erna Biveinytė, M.Sc.
Paulius Lukas Tamošiūnas, M. Sc.
Milda Žilinskaitė, M. Sc.

Students:

Dalia Gritėnaitė
Justinas Janulevičius
Jonas Dabrišius
Rūta Meleckytė
Agota Aučynaitė

Technicians:

Elena Čeberakienė
Galina Kondratovič

 

Research projects and teams

Hamster polyomavirus-derived virus-like particles

Expression of glycoproteins of mump and measles viruses in yeast

Technology development of long-acting recombinant proteins

Hantavirus vaccine and diagnostic tools

Biotechnological approaches to improve plant cold tolerance

Detection and elimination of viroids and phytoplasmas

 

 

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Collaboration

 

Contacts