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Ieva Čėsnienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-2848-7864
Tel. +370 641 24 570
E-mail: ieva.cesniene@lammc.lt
Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas dist., Lithuania



Since 2020 PhD studies in Agricultural Sciences (Forestry), Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2018–2020 Master's degree in Applied Biotechnology, Vytautas Magnus University. 

2014–2018 Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology, Vytautas Magnus University. 

Research fields

  • Seeds treatment with physical and chemical stressors
  • Tree resistant for pathogens
  • Evaluation of biochemical compounds, metabolism process in plants
  • Evaluation of diversity of microorganisms using molecular methods


Since 2021 Junior Researcher, Laboratory of Forest Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Forestry, LAMMC.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2022–2025 Horizon Europe project “A holistic approach to sustainable, digital EU agriculture, forestry, livestock and rural development based on reconfigurable aerial enablers and edge artificial intelligence-on-demand systems”.
  • 2022–2024 NordGen Forest-SNS project “PROTECT: Effects of defense priming on Norway spruce needle microbiome and pest resistance”.
  • 2021–2025 Horizon 2020 project “Preventing and fighting extreme wildfires with the integration and demonstration of innovative means” (DRYADS).
  • 2021–2024 Ministry of Environment project “Increasing the overall resistance of Lithuania main forest tree species to pathogens by the innovative combination of genetic and physical methods”.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)