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Dr. Jurata Buchovska

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-8124-6181
Tel. +370 687 70 645
E-mail: jurata.buchovska@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas dist., Lithuania

Education          

2006–2008 Master of Applied Forestry, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

2002–2006 Bachelor of Forestry, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2013 Geographical distribution patterns of DNA polymorphism of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) at the eastern part of the species range.

Research fields

  • Forest genetics and tree breeding
  • Molecular reserch of plants and animals

Professional experience

Since 2023 Researcher, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

Since 2022 Researcher, Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy.

2021 Junior Researcher, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

2018–2021 Position specialist, Klaipeda University.

2018–2021 Junior Researcher, Aleksandras Stulginskis University (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

2016–2021 Researcher, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

2012–2016 Junior Researcher, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

2007–2008 Technician, Lithuanian Forest Research Institute.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Member of Plant gene bank.

In-service training

  • 2020 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 2019 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2017 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2018 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2016 Workshop on Academic Publishing. Kaunas University of Technology. Kaunas.
  • 2016 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2016 Internship, Forest Research Institute National Academy of Sciences, Gomel. Belarus. 15 days.
  • 2015 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2014 Public speaking and suggestive communication. ASU. Kaunas.
  • 2014 Day of Science. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vilnius.
  • 2014 Meeting. Polish Academy Sciences, Wierzba, Poland.
  • 2011 Participation in training programme “Time management and organization of work”. LAMMC Institute of Forestry, Girionys, Kaunas distr.
  • 2011 Internship, Forest Research Institute National Academy of Sciences, Gomel. Belarus. 1 month.
  • 2011 Participation in training programme “Creative thinking and brainstorming techniques“. LAMMC Institute of Forestry, Girionys, Kaunas distr.
  • 2010 Participation in training programme “Effective internal communication. Organization of team work”. LAMMC Institute of Forestry, Girionys, Kaunas distr.
  • 2010 Internship Forest Research Institute, Warsaw,  Poland. 3 month.
  • 2010 Internship Forest Research Institute, Warsaw,  Poland. 1 month.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2020–2021 Research Council of Lithuania, “Wolf (Canis lupus) ecology studie”.
  • 2019–2021 Ministry of Environment, research project “Preparation of genetic monitoring methodology for Scots pine, Norway spruce, pedunculate oak and silver birch”, participant.
  • 2019–2021 Project of the Ministry of Environment, “Development of a system for control of the origin of the propagating material of Norway spruce and Scots pine forest based on DNA tests”.
  • 2019–2020 State Service for Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment. “Wolf Research Services 2020”, participant.
  • 2018–2020 Ministry of Environment, research project “Adjustment of the provenance regions of black alder, small-leaved lime and Norway maple based on DNA markers”, participant.
  • 2019–2021 Lithuanian Ministry of Science and Education, research project “Genetic structure, diversity and inbreeding in fast spreading populations of Fagus sylvatica, Tilia cordata and Acer platanoides in Lithuania”, participant.
  • 2018 – 2021 Research Council of Lithuania. “Man and the Baltic Sea in the Meso-Neolithic: Relict Coasts and Settlements below and above Present Sea Level”. 
  • 2018 Research Council of Lithuania. Study of the genetic origin of the witch fir tree-monument of the Rambynas Regional Park, participant.
  • 2018–2020 Ministry of Environment, research project “Adjustment of the provenance regions of black alder, small-leaved lime and Norway maple based on DNA markers”.
  • 2016–2020 Horizon 2020 research project „Optimising the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Europe„ GENTREE, participant.
  • 2015–2016 LMT „Lietuvos-Baltarusijos programos“ project “Molecular basis for plasticity in Scots pine, participant.
  • 2012–2015 Lithuanian Minstry of Science and Education, research project Species and genetic diversty of Scots pine communities, participant.
  • 2014–2016 Ministry of Environment, research project “Regions of provenance for Betula pendula, participant.
  • 2013–2014 Ministry of Environment, research project “Regions of provenances for English oak based on DNA markers and fierld trials (principai)”, participant.
  • 2013–2014 “Adjustment of Provenance Regions of Pedunculate Oak in Lithuania by DNA Markers, Possibilities of Transferring of Scots Pine and Norway Spruce Reproductive Material in the Country, and Principles of Reproductive Material Importation from Neighbouring EU Countries” (period, funded by the Ministry of Environment), participant.
  • 2012–2016 “Sustainable Forestry and Global Changes”. Involved in long-term state budget-funded research project, participant.
  • 2012–2015 “Specific, Genetic Diversity and Sustainable Development of Scots Pine Forest to Mitigate the Negative Effects of Increased Human Pressure and Climate Change” supported by the EU Social Fund, participant.
  • 2010–2011 “Non-native Forest Tree Species Spreading in Lithuania and Factors Influ-encing the Process” of the National Research Program “Ecosystems in Lithuania: Climate Change and Human Impact”, participant.
  • 2010–2011 “Non-native trees Influence on Forest Communities Biodiversity, Structure and Sustainability” of the National Research Program “Ecosystems in Lithuania: Climate Change and Human Impact”, participant.
  • 2009–2010 “DNA Polymorphism and Post-Glacial Re-emigration Patterns of Scots Pine Populations from the Eastern Distribution Range”, participant.

Awards

  • In 2014 Lithuanian Academy of Sciences awarded the prize for the scientific work “Geographical Distribution Patterns of DNA Polymorphism of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris ) at the Eastern Part of the Species Range”.
  • In 2012 was awarded for the scientific presentation at the conference “The Young Scientists for Advance of Agriculture“, organized by the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.
  • In 2008, Lithuanian University of Agriculture Student Scientific Conference “Young Scientist 2008” awarded laureate diploma. In Forestry section won first prize for report “Testing the Conditions of Genus Populus Hybrids Vitro Micro Reproduction in Tissue Culture and Production of Plants-Regenerates”.
  • In 2008 won Lithuanian Foresters Union prize for the master thesis “Testing the Conditions of Genus Populus Hybrids Vitro Micro Reproduction in Tissue Culture and Production of Plants-Regenerates”.

MAJOR RESEARCH OUTPUTS

Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Kembrytė R., Danusevičius D., Baliuckas V., Buchovska J. 2022. Phenology is associated with genetic and stem morphotype variation in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stands. Forests, 13 (5): 664. IF – 2,9
  2. Benavides R., Carvalho B., Bastias C. C, López-Quiroga D., Mas A., Cavers S., Gray A., Albet A., Alía R., Ambrosio O., Aravanopoulos F., Auñón F., Avanzi C., Avramidou Evangelia V., Bagnol F., Ballesteros E., Barbas E., Bastien C., Bernier F., Bignalet H. Y., Bouic D., Brunetto W., Buchovska J. et al. 2021. The GenTree Leaf Collection: Inter- and intraspecific leaf variation in seven forest tree species in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30 (3): 590–597. IF – 6,446
  3. Opgenoorth L., Dauphin B., Benavides R., Heer K., Alizoti P., Martínez-Sancho E., Alía R., Ambrosio O., Audrey A., Auñón F., Avanzi C., Avramidou E., Bagnoli F., Barbas E., Bastias C. C, Bastien C., Ballesteros E., Beffa G., Bernier F., Bignalet H., Bodineau G., Bouic D., Brodbeck S., Brunetto W, Buchovska J. et al. 2021. The GenTree Platform: growth traits and tree-level environmental data in 12 European forest tree species. Gigascience, 10 (3): giab010. IF – 5,993
  4. Jurkšienė G., Tamošaitis S., Kavaliauskas D., Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Baliuckas V. 2021. Identification of Alnus glutinosa L. and A. incana (L.) Moench. hybrids in natural forests using nuclear DNA microsatellite and morphometric markers. Forests, 12 (11): 1504. IF – 3,282
  5. Danusevičius D., Baliuckas V., Buchovska J., Kembrytė R. 2021. Geographical structuring of Quercus robur (L.) chloroplast DNA haplotypes in Lithuania: recolonization, adaptation, or overexploitation effects? Forests, 12 (7): 831. IF – 3,282
  6. Tamošaitis S., Jurkšienė G., Petrokas R., Buchovska J., Kavaliauskienė I., Danusevičius D., Baliuckas V. 2021. Dissecting taxonomic variants within Ulmus spp. complex in natural forests with the aid of microsatellite and morphometric markers. Forests, 12 (6): 653. IF – 3,282
  7. Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Žulkus V., Daugnora L., Girininkas A. 2021. Markers reveal genetic associations among 11,000-year-old scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) found in the Baltic Sea with the present-day gene pools in Lithuania. Forests, 12 (3): 317. IF – 3,282
  8. Danusevičius D., Kembrytė R., Buchovska J., Baliuckas V., Kavaliauskas D. 2021. Genetic signature of the natural gene pool of Tilia cordata Mill. in Lithuania: Compound evolutionary and anthropogenic effects. Ecology and Evolution, 11 (11): 6260–6275. IF – 3,167
  9. Kembryte R., Danusevicius D., Buchovska J., Baliuckas V., Fusi B., Kemp M., Kavaliauskas D. 2021. DNA-based tracking of historical introductions of forest trees: the case of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in Lithuania. European Journal of Forest Research, 140: 435–449. IF – 3,140
  10. Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Stanys V., Šikšnianiene J. B., Marozas V., Bendokas, V. 2013. DNA marker based identification of spontaneous hybrids between Pinus mugo and P. sylvestris at the Lithuanian sea-side. Nordic Journal of Botany, 31: 001–009. IF – 0,595
  11. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Stanys V., Šikšnianienė J. B., Baniulis D. 2013. The location of the northern post-glacial refugium of Scots pine based on the mitochondrial DNA marker. Baltic Forestry, 19, 1: 2–12. IF – 0,379
  12. Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Stanys V., Šikšnianienė J. B., Baliuckas V., Brazaitis G. 2013. Chloroplast DNA polymorphism of an exotic P. mugo Turra population introduced to sea-side spit of Kursiu Nerija in Lithuania. European Journal Forest Research: 132: 137–150. IF – 1,959

Other peer-reviewed publications

  1. Danusevičius D., Kembryte R., Buchovska J., Baliuckas V., Kavaliauskas D. 2020. Genetic signature of the natural gene pool of Tilia cordata Mill. In Lithuania: compound evolutionary and anthropogenic effects. Authorea, October 9, 2020.
  2. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Nowakowska J., Bužinskas L. 2012. Paprastosios pušies rytinės arealo dalies ir Lietuvos populiacijų chloroplasto DNR polimorfizmo palyginimas. Miškininkystė, 1 (71): 31–39.
  3. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D. 2012. Paprastosios pušies populiacijų genetinės struktūros tyrimų apžvalga. Miškininkystė, 2 (72): 69–80.

Other publications

  1. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Kembrytė R. 2019. Investigation of the genetic origin of monument – tree the witch tree (Picea abies) in Rambynas Regional Park.  Smart Bio: ICSB 3rd international conference, 02-04 May, Kaunas, Lithuania: abstract book, 3: 167.
  2. Žulkus V., Girinkas A., Daugnora L., Stančikaitė M., Petkuvienė J., Buchovska J., Rinkus T. Biological, archaeological, and geological analysis of the coastal and underwater material of the baltic sea  during the early holocene 2019 m. gegužės 2–4 d. International conference „Smart Bio“ Kaunas.
  3. Danusevičius D., Kavaliauskas D., Buchovska J. Where do the rare alleles hide themselves in Scots Pine populations? International conference. Smart Bio : ICSB 3rd international conference, 02-04 May, Kaunas, Lithuania: abstract book, Nr. 3.
  4. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D. 2012. Paprastosios pušies (Pinus sylvestris L.) rytinės arealo dalies ir Lietuvos populiacijų DNR polimorfizmo palyginimas. Jaunieji mokslininkai - žemės ūkio pažangai : jaunųjų mokslininkų konferencijos pranešimų tezės / Lietuvos mokslų akademijos žemės ūkio ir miškų mokslų skyrius. [S.l.], p. 15–16.
  5. Danusevičius D., Stanys V., Marozas V., Buchovska J., Baniulis D., Šikšnianienė J. B., Bendokas V. 2011. Spontaneous hybrids between Pinus mugo and Pinus sylvestris in Lithuania. Climate change: agro-and forest systems sustainability: abstracts of international scientific conference, Babtai, June 21–22, 2011. Kaunas: Lietuvos agrarinių ir miškų mokslų centras, p. 86.
  6. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Nowakowska J. 2011. Paprastosios pušies (Pinus sylvestris L.) chloroplasto DNR polimorfizmas ir genų migracijos dėsningumai. Žmogaus ir gamtos sauga 2011: tarptautinės mokslinės-praktinės konferencijos medžiaga = Human and nature safety 2011: proceedings of the international scientific conference, 2: 16–19.

Monographs, books, textbooks and their sections published by international publishers

  1. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D. 2022. Molecular studies of 11,000-year-old Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) found on the bed of the Baltic Sea. In: Girininkas A., Žulkus V. (eds.). Lithuanian Baltic Sea Coasts during the Holocene: Sea Level Changes, Environmental Developments and Human Adaptations (BAR International Series, 3089). Oxford Publishing, p. 123–137.

Recommendations

  1. Baliuckas V., Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Kerpauskaitė V., Juškauskaitė A. 2017. Karpotojo beržo provenencijų (kilmių) rajonų patikslinimas. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. Lietuvos agrarinių ir miškų mokslų centras, p. 66–67.
  2. Baliuckas V., Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Kerpauskaitė V., Kavaliauskas D. 2015. Paprastojo ąžuolo provenencijų (kilmių) rajonų patikslinimas. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. Lietuvos agrarinių ir miškų mokslų centras, p. 58–59.

Popular press articles

  1. Špinkytė – Bačkaitienė R., Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Sabalinka M. 2020. Vilkų tyrimai 2019–2020 metais. Medžioklė, 9: 14–18.
  2. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D., Aleinikovas M. 2020. Ištirtas XVII a. Žemaičių vyskupo Juozapo Mykolo Karpio anspaudas. Mūsų girios, 4: 17.
  3. Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Žulkus V. 2020. Kur slepiasi reliktinių 11000 metų senumo rytinės Baltijos jūros pakrantės paprastosios pušies populiacijų palikuonys? Mūsų girios, 09.
  4. Danusevičius D., Buchovska J., Žulkus V. 2020. Kur slepiasi reliktinių 11000 metų senumo rytinės Baltijos jūros pakrantės paprastosios pušies populiacijų palikuonys? Mūsų girios, 10: 16–17.
  5. Danusevičius D., Kembrytė R., Buchovska J., Baliuckas V. 2020. Bukai Lietuvoje – iš Lenkijos ir Vokietijos. Miškai, 10: 13–15.
  6. Danusevičius D., Baliuckas V., Buchovska J. 2020. Paprastojo ąžuolo kilmės tyrimai Lietuvoje. Mūsų girios, 2: 19.
  7. Špinkytė-Bačkaitienė R., Danusevičius D., Buchovska J. 2019. Genetiniai tyrimai atskleidžia vilkų migracijų kelius. Medžioklė, 8: 14–17.
  8. Buchovska J., Danusevičius D. 2018 Įdomūs medžiai Rambyno regioniniame parke. Mūsų girios, 12: 18–19.
  9. Pliūra A., Buchovska J. 2011. Didžiosios miškų medžių kelionės. Mokslas ir gyvenimas, 8–9: 12–16.

 

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