Gabrielė Bumbulytė

Name Surname Gabrielė Bumbulytė

Ntural Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Science 

Institute, laboratory: Nature Research Centre, Laboratory of Chemical and Behavioural Ecology 

Scientific Supervisor: prof. habil.dr. Vinas Būda

Consultant Supervisor: -

Study period: 2021-10-01 – 2025-09-30

Research theme: Chemoecological Peculiarities of Yellow Mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae)

Aim:

Search for environmentally friendly compounds for behavioral control of Tenebrio molitor L.

Objectives:

1.  Search for repellents for larvae;

2. Search for egg laying stimulators for females.

Publications

 

Projects

  • 01/09/2021 – CURRENT. Applied research for cultivation of the yellow mealworm. Biologist of project. Customer: Divaks, UAB.
  • 01/09/2020 – 31/12/2021. The role of metabolites in three-trophic interactions between plant, microorganisms, and phytophagous insects. Biologist. Project No. 09.3.3.-LMT-K-712-01-0099

Training courses

  • 2020-10-01 – 2021-04-30. Search for repellent compounds in volatile metabolites of microscopic fungi for Tenebrio molitor L. Competitive student research internship funded by the Research Council of Lithuania. Project No. 09.3.3.-LMT-K-712-15-0225
  • 2019-10-01 –2020-04-30. Searching for repellent chemical compounds for yellow mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) in essential oils of spearmint (Mentha spicata), thyme (Thymus vulgaris). Competitive student research internship funded by the Research Council of Lithuania. Project No. 09.3.3.-LMT-K-712-16-0204
  • 2019-07-01 – 2019-08-31. Possible influence of hygienic behavior of bees on the spread of viruses in bee colonies. Competitive student research internship funded by the Research Council of Lithuania. Project No. 09.3.3.-LMT-K-712-15-0104.

Conferences and awards

  • Norvilaitė, A., Bumbulytė, G. (2013-04-12) (Lithuania). Use of plant extracts to avoid Sitophilus granarius L. In the European Union Young Scientists' Competition - II-degree diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. http://www.njmk.smm.lt/files/Protokolas%20baigiamojo%20turo2013.pdf.
  • Norvilaitė, A., Bumbulytė, G. (2014-04-04) (Lithuania). Use of plant extracts for control of Sitophilus granarius L.  In the European Union Young Scientists' Competition - I-degree diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. http://www.njmk.smm.lt/lt/naujienos/13/
  • Bumbulytė, G., Petreikis, L., (2015-04-03) (Lithuania). Modification of the behavior of the Sitophilus granarius L. using natural plant extracts and physical factors. In the European Union Young Scientists' Competition - I-degree diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania and a ticket to the international EU Young Scientists' Competition in Milan (Italy); http://www.njmk.smm.lt/lt/naujienos/32/.
  • Bumbulytė, G., Petreikis, L., (2015-09-17) (Italy). Herbal Extracts to Control Granary Weevil (Sitophilus granarius L.). In the European Union Young Scientists' Competition won a special prize - a research improvement trip to the Joint Research Center in Ispra (Italy).https://www.smm.lt/web/lt/pranesimai_spaudai/naujienos_1/es-jaunuju-mokslininku-konkursepuikus-musu-atstovu-pasiekimai.
  • 2019-02-19 in Competition for Research Works of College Students awarded the winner's diploma for the work "Effects of essential oils on the larvae of the stored agricultural product pest Tenebrio molitor L.". http://www.lma.lt/archyvas-2019-m.
  • Bumbulytė, G., Būda, V. (2020-01-03) (Lithuania). Effects of essential oils on mealworms (Tenebrio molitor L.) larvae. International Vita Scientia Conference: conference book: p. 32, Vilnius: Vita est scientia.
  • Bumbulytė, G., Būda, V. (2020-02-25 - 27) (Lithuania). Effects of essential oils and their compounds on mealworms (Tenebrio molitor L.) larvae. International Conference of Life Sciences The COINS: abstract book p. 37-38, Vilnius. https://thecoins.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/abstract-book-word-2020.pdf;
  • Bumbulytė, G., Būda, V. (2020-03-17 - 20) (Lithuania). Effects of essential oils and their compounds on mealworms (Tenebrio molitor L.). 63rd International Conference for Students of Physics and Natural Sciences: abstract book p. 505, Vilnius Lithuania. http://www.openreadings.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/knyga20N.pdf.
  • Bumbulytė, G. (2020-09-29) (Lithuania). Search for repellent chemical compounds for Tenebrio molitor in essential oils of mint (Mentha spicata), thyme (Thymus vulgaris). “Student Scientific Conference 2020“organized by the Lithuanian Science Council: abstract book p. 58. https://www.lmt.lt/lt/doclib/2aa2wt4rkd9g4zep1nuxhw9e9a197v7s.
  • Bumbulytė, G., Būda, V. (2021-03-16 - 19) (Lithuania). Natural Repellents for Mealworm (Tenebrio molitor L.) Larvae. 64th International Conference for Students of Physics and Natural Sciences: abstract book p. 353, Vilnius Lithuania. http://www.openreadings.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Abstract_book_2021S.pdf.
  • Competition winner for the best Master’s Thesis 2020 in agriculture area.

Contacts: e-mail, phone: gabriele.bumbulyte@gmail.com; +37069529846