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Justina Kaziūnienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-2056-6653
Tel. +370 622 97 525
E-mail: justina.kaziuniene@lammc.lt
Studentų St. 15A, Akademija, 53362 Kaunas distr.


Since 2021 PhD’s student in the field of Agronomy Sciences, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry. Dissertation topic “Selection of competitive and efficient Rhizobium spp. strains for different Pisum sativum genotypes”.   

2018–2020 Master’s degree in Agrobiotechnology, Faculty of Agronomy, Vytautas Magnus University, Agriculture Academy, Lithuania.     

2014–2018 Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemistry, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.

Research fields

  • Isolation and screening of plant growth promoting bacteria from different habitats.
  • Competitiveness studies of diazotrophic bacteria.
  • Evaluation of the antagonistic properties of bacteria against plant diseases causing pathogens.

Professional experience

Since 2021 Senior microbiologist in the company UAB “Bioenergy LT”.

Involvement in projects

  • 2022–2025 Project of researcher teams funded by the Lithuanian Research Council “Optimisation of legume nitrogen fixation and use in the organic farming ecosystem”. Junior Researcher.


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Kaziūnienė J., Mažylytė R., Krasauskas A., Toleikienė M., Gegeckas A. 2022. Optimizing the growth conditions of the selected plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria Paenibacillus MVY-024 for industrial scale production. Biology, 11 (5): 745. IF – 5,168
  2. Mažylytė R., Kaziūnienė J., Orola L., Valkovska V., Lastauskienė E., Gegeckas, A. 2022. Phosphate solubilizing microorganism Bacillus sp. MVY-004 and its significance for biomineral fertilizers’ development in agrobiotechnology. Biology, 11 (2): 254. IF – 5,168