Plant Genetics, Cell & Tissue Culture, Plant Biotechnology & Breeding, Functional Genomics, Stress Physiology
EDUCATION / QUALIFICATION
DSc thesis “Genome Synthesis, Reconstruction and Analysis Within Ryegrass (Lolium L.) and Fescue (Festuca L.) species“, Vilnius University, 2000.
PhD thesis “Application of in vitro Methods in Fertility Restoration of the Hybrids Between Ryegrass and Fescue”, Vilnius University, 1993.
Post-doctoral fellow, Cell Biology Department, IGER, UK, 1997–1998
Research fellow, Plant Molecular Biology Group, Icelandic Agricultural Institute, 1996
Research fellow, Cell Biology Department, IGER, UK, 1994–1995
PhD, Plant Genetics, Vilnius University, 1989–1993
Professor, Life Sciences Centre, Vilnius University, 2006– present
Head of Laboratory of Biotechnologies & Genetics, VU Botanical Garden, 2007– present
Head of Laboratory of Genetics and Physiology, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture (LIA), 1999–2007
Senior Research Scientist, LIA, 1996–2007
Research Scientist, LIA, 1985–1996