Home Lithuanian
Research centre
For agriculture
And forestry

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Audrius Kačergius

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-6552-7271
E-mail: audrius.kacergius@lammc.lt
Žalioji Sq. 2, LT-02232 Vilnius, Lithuania


1988–1993 Vilnius University, Faculty of Life Science, diploma biologist

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

21 July 2000 Doctor of Biomedical Sciences (B 000), biology (01B), dissertation “Mycobiota of weeds in Lithuania, species diversity and some biological peculiarities”. Institute of Botany–Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Research fields

  • Soil Microbiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Molecular Biology


Since 1st March 2017 up to now Senior Researcher in Vokė Branch of Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Member of Society of Lithuanian microbiologists
  • Member of Society of Lithuanian phytopathologists

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2013–2015 Scientific project supported and co-funded by the European Union and the Republic of Lithuania under the Grant “Selection and creation of bio-accelerators for bio-gas generation and their use for the control of biomass conversion process” (BIOKONVERSA) Nr. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-018 under the Operational Programme for the Development of Human Resources 2007–2013, priority axis 3 “Strengthening researchers abilities”, measure VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V “Promotion of high level international researchers”.
  • 2008–2014 Three Scientific projects supported by the Research Council of Lithuania National Research Programme “Ecosystems in Lithuania: Climate Change and Human Impact”.
  • 2004–2005 Two Scientific projects supported by the Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation as groups of scientists.
  • 2003–2009 Two Scientific Projects supported by the Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation.

Supervision of PhD studies                  

  • 2019–2023 supervisor of PhD student Diana Sivojienė. Topic of the PhD project “Successions of soil microbial communities in light soil using various organic fertilizers”.
  • Member of the Council of Defence of one dissertation (S. Supronienė), defended in 2009, rewiever of dissertation (J. Ramanauskienė), defended in 2013.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)