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Dr. Dorotėja Vaitiekūnaitė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-2775-9802
Tel. +370 634 17 054
E-mail: doroteja.vaitiekunaite@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas dist., Lithuania



2018–2023 PhD studies in Forestry, Lithuanian Reseach Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2016–2018 Master studies in Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Kaunas University of Technology.

2011–2015 Bachelor studies in Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University.

Research fields

  • Tree biotechnology
  • Plant microbiome
  • Biofertilisers, biopesticides, biostimulants
  • Plant-microorganism interactions
  • Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for microorganism, DNA and plant analysis
  • Phytoremediation
  • Reforestation


Since 2022 Junior Researcher, Laboratory of Forest Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • Since 2024 Horizon Europe project “A sustainable ecosystem for the innovative resource recovery and complex ore extraction” (XTRACT), junior researcher.
  • Since 2022 Horizon 2020 project “Preventing and fighting extreme wildfires with the integration and demonstration of innovative means” (DRYADS), junior researcher.
  • 2021–2023 Ministry of Environment research study “Evaluation of the effectiveness of different bacterial preparations in promoting the formation of systemic antipathogenic resistance in Lithuanian coniferous tree species”.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)