Evelina Juozaitytė-Ngugu

Biomedical Sciences, Biology.

Nature Research Centre (NRC), Laboratory of Molecular Ecology 

Scientific Supervisor: dr. Petras Prakas

Study period: 2018-10-01 – 2022-09-30

Research theme: Sarcocystis species diversity in omnivorous birds and birds of prey 
Short annotation (the aim, objectives)
The aim: To investigate the diversity of Sarcocystis parasites in omnivorous birds and birds of prey using samples from muscles and small intestine. 

Publication. Prakas P., Butkauskas D., Švažas S., Juozaitytė-Ngugu E., Stanevičius V. 2018. Morphological and genetic identification of Sarcocystis fulicae n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) from the eurasian coot (Fulica atra). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, doi: 10.7589/2017-11-279

Conference. P. Prakas, S. Liaugaudaitė, D. Butkauskas, L. Kutkienė, A. Sruoga, S. Švažas, G. Grishanov, A. Oksanen, A. Kozulin, M. Janaus, E. Juozaitytė, J. Žebraukaitė. 2016. Investigations of Sarcocystis infection in birds of the order Anseriformes. 12th European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Turku, Finland.  

Contacts: juozaityt.evelina@gmail.com,  +37065330927