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Dr. Giedrė Samuolienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-1085-1004
+370 655 54 905
E-mail: giedre.samuoliene@lammc.lt 
Kauno St. 30, Babtai, LT-54333 Kaunas dist., Lithuania


2003 Chemical Analysis and Control, Master’s degree, Vytautas Magnus University.

2001 Bachelor’s degree (Biology), Vytautas Magnus University.

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2008 Doctoral degree in Agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

Research fields

  • Horticulture
  • Photophysiology
  • Stress physiology
  • Productivity physiology
  • Metabolism


Since 2021 Science Coordinator, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC.

Since 2018 Associate Professor, Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy.

Since 2018 Head of Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC.

Since 2016 Chief Researcher, Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations and other activities

  • Member of Lithuanian Academy of Science.
  • Member of LAMMC Science Council.
  • Member of BiodivERsA.
  • Expert of Research Council of Lithuania.
  • Member of International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).
  • Member of Lithuanian Society of Plant Physiologists.
  • Guest Editor: Frontiers in Plant Science in Crop and Product Physiology, since 2019; Agriculture special issue „Sprouts, Microgreens, and Baby Leaf Vegetables“, 2022; Horticulturae special issue “Novel Strategies to Improve the Productivity and Quality of Vegetables and Fruits“, 2022;

    Plants special issue Selected Papers from Conference of CYSENI, 2021; Plants special issue “Applications and Advances in Artificial Light for Horticulture and Crop Production”, 2020;

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2022–2025 National Research project “Biodiversification of plant species and explication of corresponding precision agriculture technologies within nutrition-based approach”.
  • 2022–2023 High level R&D project “Management of target metabolites of industrial hemp for the development of COVID-19 symptom relief products” (SMART)
  • 2021–2024 National Research project “Environmental and genotype impacts on plant exosome characteris”.
  • 2020–2023 High level R&D project “Biological plant protection strategies: boosting sustainability-orientated competitiveness in controlled environment horticulture” (SMART).
  • 2017–2020 High level R&D project “UV-A lighting strategies for controlled environment horticulture: upgrade to sustainable, high-value productionc” (SMART).
  • 2017–2020 National Research project “Dynamic light spectrum and intensity modelling and photoresponse in different vegetable morphogenesis stages” (MODELIGHT). Lithuanian Research Council.
  • 2016–2018 Horizon2020 European project EUFRUIT.
  • 2014–2016 National Research project PHYSAPP, Lithuanian Research Council.
  • 2011–2014 National Research programme “Save and Safe Food” MICROGREENS, Lithuanian Research Council.
  • 2010–2011 Researcher Teams’ project NUTRILED, Lithuanian Research Council.
  • 2007–2009 High Technology project PHYTOLED, Lithuanian Research Council.
  • 2003–2006 High Technology project HORTILED, Lithuanian Research Council.

Supervision and co-supervision of PhD projects

  • 2020–2024 Supervisor of PhD student Ieva Gudžinskaitė.

  • 2020–2024 Supervisor of PhD student Martynas Urbutis.
  • 2018–2022 Supervisor of PhD student Algirdas Kazlauskas (interrupted studies).
  • 2017–2021 Supervisor of PhD student Kristina Laužikė.
  • 2013–2016 Supervisor of PhD student Alina Čeidaitė.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)