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Internationally acclaimed Dr. I. Plikusienė: we work to make life better for everyone


Over the past few years, Dr. Ieva Plikusienė, a researcher at the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC), has become a true rock star in Lithuania and abroad.

A senior researcher in the Department of Nanotechnology, she has been recognised for her work on the interaction between SARS-CoV-2 proteins and antibodies. In 2021, she was the winner of the L'ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards, and in 2022, she was recognised as one of the most promising young scientists worldwide, winning the prestigious UNESCO International Rising Talent Award.

Let's take a closer look at the research she has been doing, what it means for all of us - and what it all looks like.

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Dr. Simona Strazdaitė: Understanding the processes behind neurodegenerative diseases


In May 2020, a prestigious science journal, “Langmuir”, published the unique scientific study of Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC) researcher Ph.D. Simona Strazdaitė: "Structure Determination of Hen Egg-White Lysozyme Aggregates Adsorbed to Lipid/Water and Air/Water Interfaces”.

Also, the illustration of this scientific research, created by Simona, was published on the cover of the journal.

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Algirdas Pabedinskas, Žilvinas Ežerinskis

Dr. Žilvinas Ežerinskis and PhD student Algirdas Pabedinskas: We fill in the blank pages of history with facts

or all about radio carbon dating from A to Z


A team of scientists from the FTMC Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, named „VilniusRadiocarbon”, conducts a number of interesting environmental studies in the field of nuclear energy and environmental safety. They also perform the most accurate radioactive carbon dating in the Baltic States using an accelerator mass spectrometer and can detect various objects up to 50,000 years old.

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Aurimas Vyšniauskas

Dr. Aurimas Vyšniauskas: Science is like Treasure Hunt


This August one of the best international journals “Chemistry: A European Journal” published scientific article of PhD Aurimas Vyšniauskas, senior research scientist of the Department of Molecular Compound Physics in the Center for Physical sciences and technology (FTMC). In addition, the illustration of the Article was printed on the cover of this magazine.

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