Prof. Virginijus Šikšnys

Lithuanian scientist presents his Nobel-worthy genome editing technology in Israel

Lithuanian scientist who is tipped for the Nobel Prize is presenting his ground-breaking genome-editing technology at an international conference in Israel. […]

Valentina Dagienė

Vilnius University professor wins European digital award

Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science Professor Valentina Dagienė has been honoured with a Digital woman of the year award in Brussels. The professor won the award in the computer excellence category. The […]

Virginijus Šikšnys

Lithuanian scientist wins international science prize for gene editing

Five scientists including Vilnius University Biotechnology Institute Professor Virginijus Šikšnys, have shared the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for significant contributions to the bacteria CRISPR anti-virus protection system knowledge. This is a revolutionary discovery because it can be applied to genome editing. […]

Joint Life Science Centre

Lithuania’s new science centres target first Nobel Prize

Lithuania’s new Joint Life (JGMC) and National Physical Sciences and Technology (NFTMC) centres will open on March 15 and Lithuanian scientists hope that modern technology and the knowledge acquired by the centre staff will lay the foundation for the first Lithuanian Nobel Prize. […]