Founded in 1975 as the all Union Research Institute of Applied Enzimology, currently, the Institute of Biotechnology is mainly involved in research and training in the fields of biotechnology and molecular biology, including research and development of recombinant biomedical proteins, genetic and molecular studies of restriction modification phenomenon, developing of viruses diagnostics, epigenetic study of small RNA, drug design and synthesis, bioinformatics.
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Laboratory of Immunology and Cell Biology
The Laboratory of Immunology and Cell Biology consists of three research groups. main research topics are: antigenicity studies of recombinant viral proteins and development of monoclonal antibodies (Dr. A.Žvirblienė), regulation of gene expression by alternative splicing (Dr. A.Kanopka), molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis (Dr. P.Stakėnas).