Research interests

Studies on parasites of the genus Sarcocystis in intermediate hosts using morphological and molecular methods. Studies on small mammalian muscle tissues using the digestive method.
Microscopy of small mammalian muscle tissues, isolation of detected sarcocysts and DNA extraction. Identification of Sarcocystis species using different types of PCR reactions, visualisation of the amplified products on agarose gels, purification and preparation for sequencing, analysis of the resulting DNA sequences.

Annotation of the doctoral dissertation

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International scientific conferences:

  1. Šukytė T, Šneideris D, Juozaitytė-Ngugu E, Butkaukas D, Moskaliova D, Vaitiekūnaitė D, Kovaliūnaitė D, Prakas P. 2022. Molecular identification of 1 Sarcocystis parasites in small intestines of mustelids and Northern goshawk from Lithuania. Lietuvos mikrobiologų draugijos konferencija. Microbiologija 2022. April 28-29, Birštonas, Lithuania.