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Dr. Perttu-Juhani Haimi

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-9585-7968
+370 37 555 253 
E-mail: perttu-juhani.haimi@lammc.lt 
Kauno St. 30, Babtai, LT-54333 Kaunas dist., Lithuania



2011 PhD (Biochemistry), Faculty of Biosciences, University of Helsinki.

2003 Additional studies (2 academic years of Computer Science and 1 academic year of Mathematics), Faculties of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Helsinki.

1997 Master of Biotechnology, Faculty of Biosciences, University of Kuopio.

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2011 PhD (Biochemistry), Faculty of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, dissertation topic “Methods and Tools for Mass Spectrometric Lipidome Analysis”.

Research fields

  • Biochemistry
  • Agronomy


Since 2011 Senior Researcher, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Lithuanian Biochemical Society.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2017–2021 Research project “Closed plant cultivation system for production of raw materials for peptide nanoengineering applications”.
  • 2017–2021 High level R&D projects (SMART) “UV-A lighting strategies for controlled environment horticulture: upgrade to sustainable, high-value production”.
  • 2017–2020 National Research project (MODELIGHT) “Dynamic light spectrum and intensity modelling and photoresponse in different vegetable morphogenesis stages”, Research Council of Lithuania.
  • 2015–2018 Researcher teams‘ project programme of the Lithuanian Research Council. “Role of lipids in low-temperature adaptation of Apple“ (LIPOBA), leader.
  • 2017 Researcher teams‘ project programme of the Research Council of Lithuania “Involvement of oxidative stress in molecular mechanism of seed response to cold plasma treatment”, investigator.
  • 2016–2018 “Integrated impact of climate and environmental changes to the productivity, biodiversity and sustainability of agro-ecosystems” (KLIMAGRO) Research Council of Lithuania National Research Program “Sustainability of agro, forest and water ecosystems” project, executor.
  • 2017 “Evaluation of proteins of pollen extracted from honey and collected by hand and plant preference by bees", National Paying Agency, executor.
  • 2014–2015 Lithuanian Minstry of Science and Education, research project “Paprastosios pušies bendrijų rūšinė ir genetinė įvairovė bei jų tvarus naudojimas klimato kaitos ir žmogaus poveikio sąlygomis" (Species and genetic diversty of Scots pine communities,TVARIPUSIS), executor.
  • 2013–2015. Researcher teams’ project programme of the Research Council of Lithuania “Diversity, identification and links to cold acclimation of dehydrins of Rosaceae family plants”, Invesdtigator.
  • 2011–2012 Global grant project “Identification of genes involved in regulation of pathogen induced hypersensitive response in Malus sp. plants”.
  • 2009–2010 University of Helsinki, Institute of Biomedicine/Biochemistry “Analysis of PLA2 type phospholipases using stable isotopes and mass spectrometry”.
  • 2004–2008 University of Helsinki, Institute of Biomedicine/Biochemistry “Development of mass spectrometric methods and software for lipidome analysis”.
  • 2000–2004 Finnish national health institute “Designing a large (2 million measurements) database for genotype data for research use. Scientific programming, including creation of haplotyping software”.
  • 1998–1999 University of Helsinki, Institute of Biomedicine/Biochemistry “Mass spectrometric method development for lipid analysis. Data analysis”.
  • 1995–1996 University of Kuopio, Department of Biochemistry “Plant virus immunodiagnostics, production and purification of antibodies. Plant stress induced protein purification”.

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