At the beginning of March the award ceremony of Lithuanian Science Prize took place at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.
VU LSC scientists from the Institute of Biotechnology have been awarded two Lithuanian Science Prizes. Professor Saulius Klimašauskas was honoured for his series of research "Molecular tools for epigenomic and rnomic".
Professor Virginijus Šikšnys, dr. Giedrius Gasiūnas, dr. Tomas Šinkūnas ir dr. Tautvydas Karvelias were awarded for their series of research "Research of CRISPR-Cas systems: from the immune system of bacterias towards the technology of gene editing".
Both teams of scientists triumphed in the section of biomedicine and agriculture.