Virginijus Šikšnys
Society

Vilnius University professor becomes first Lithuanian to join world’s elite science organization

Vilnius University professor Virginijus Šikšnys has become the first Lithuanian scientist invited to become an Associate Member of European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) – an association uniting and promoting excellence elite scholars of life sciences. […]

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Economy

Lithuania setting up 10 STEM centres to boost interest in science and engineering

Lithuania‘s Ministry of Education is planning to set up ten so-called STEAM centres in order to boost school students’ interest in natural sciences, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. […]

Virginijus Šikšnys
Society

Lithuanian scientist has ‘good chance of winning Nobel prize’

Vilnius University professor Virginijus Šikšnys who has patented a gene editing technology and won an international science prize for the technology recently, stands a good chance of being awarded the Nobel Prize, according to the university’s rector, Professor Artūras Žukauskas. […]

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CORPORATE

Lithuanian scientists develop technology to detect kidney disease

Institute of Biochemistry scientists at Vilnius University together with the company Sentiero Baltic and Ukrainian partners are developing a unique technology for the diagnosis of kidney diseases. […]