MAIN RESEARCH TRENDS OF THE FACULTY
Bioinformation and behavioural systems
Fundamental and applied research on genomics and biotechnology
Evaluation of biodiversity, environmental impact on humans and structure and dynamics of ecosystems using genomic methods
Plantgenotaxonomy and biotechnology of cultivation and reproduction
Human genome diversity, its origin and phenotypic realization
Plant genotaxonomy and biotechnology of cultivation and reproduction
Human and public health, quality of life and environment: scientific and applied research
Bioethics, health politics, application of new technologies.
Etiopathogenesis, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of diseases: fundamental and clinical research
Biomedical optics: fundamental, applied and clinical research
Ecosystems and global change
Structure, functions and mutations of biomolecules in model and live systems
Materials and chemical compounds: synthesis, self-assembling and research of properties
Creation of analytical methods and instruments for analysis of environmental and industrial objects
Ecosystems and climate changes, preservation of environment and use of natural resources
HABILITATION PROCEDURES MAINTAINED IN 2009
J. Kadziauskas. Investigations of the functioning of cell membranes.
D. Kirvelis. Closed-loop coding-decoding in living systems.
K. Sužiedėlis. Investigation of signaling pathways for evaluation of cell response to the environment.
S. Jarmalaitė. Molecular biomarkers of environmental exposure-related human diseases.
D. Žvingila. The use of DNA markers in the studies of plant genome and biodiversity.
DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS MAINTAINED IN 2009
K. Bielskienė. Analysis of the barley (Hordeum vulgare) tightly bound DNA-protein complexes.
V. Kisnierienė. Acetylcholine effect on plasma membrane transport systems of characean cells.
M. Kataržytė. Hypogeous fungi of Lithuania: diversity, distribution and links with small mammals.
J. Patamsytė. The study of genetic diversity of red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) in Lithuania.
A. Petrašiūnas. Taxonomic and phylogenetic review of the genus Trichocera Meigen, 1803 (Diptera, Trichoceridae).
Ž. Nevronytė. Development and Nesting Behaviour of Trap-Nesting Wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae).
CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ORGANIZED IN 2009
Conference Molecular biomarkers of cancer: modern investigations and clinical applications
Seminar Genome Investigations of Economically Important Plant Species TRITIGEN
Seminar The Night of Museums