Symposium
„Young biochemistry“

17 June, 2014 | Birštonas

Speakers

Nomeda Kuisienė
(Vilnius University, Vilnius)

Education: Vilnius University (1990), dissertation: Vilnius University, "Taxonomic and physiological characterization of thermophilic bacteria isolated from oilfields in Lithuania" (2002).

Professional Experience: Vilnius University, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology (prev. Dep. of Plant Physiology and Microbiology), 1990-present. Current position - professor.

Research Interests: molecular taxonomy of prokaryotes, molecular biology of prokaryotes, bioinformatics, prokaryotic genomics, biotechnology, metabolism of prokaryotes, genetics of prokaryotes, environmental microbiology.

Most important projects:
1. 2014-2016 - researcher team project "Microbiome of the world's deepest cave: analysis of diversity, metabolism and antimicrobial activity (SpeleoMikrobiomas)", head of the project, funding institution - Research Council of Lithuania.
2. 2011-2013 - project of National Research Program "Healthy and Safe Food", "Development of novel prebiotic oligosaccharides using thermophilic enzymes (ThermozymOS)", head of the project, funding institution - Research Council of Lithuania.

Publications:
1. Krilaviciute, A., Kuisiene, N. Characterization and evaluation of tandem repeats for the identification of Geobacillus. Cent. Eur. J. Biol., 2013, vol. 8(6), 549-560.
2. Trillo-Muyo, S., Jasilionis, A., Domagalski, M. J., Chruszcz, M., Minor, W., Kuisiene, N., Arolas, J. L., Sol?, M., Gomis-Ruth, F. X. Ultratight crystal packing of a 10 kDa protein, Acta Cryst., 2013, D69, 464-470.
3. Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Chitavichius, D. Phylogenetic, inter, and intraspecific sequence analysis of spo0A gene of the genus Geobacillus. Curr. Microbiol., 2009, vol. 58(6), 547-553.
4. Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Sproer, C., Kroppenstedt, R. M., Chitavichius, D. Bacillus butanolivorans sp. nov., a species with industrial application for the remediation of n-butanol. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol, 2008, vol. 58, 505-509.
5. Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Sproer, C., Kroppenstedt, R. M., Stuknyte, M., Chitavichius, D. Paenibacillus tylopili sp.nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from the mycorhizosphere of Tylopilus felleus. Folia Microbiol., 2008, vol. 53(5), 433-437.
6. Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Stuknyte, M., Chitavichius, D. Identification of the genus Geobacillus using genus-specific primers, based on the 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 2007, vol. 277(2), 165-172.
7. Kuisiene, N., Raugalas, J., Chitavichius, D. Geobacillus lituanicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, vol. 54(6), 1991-1995.

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