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How Lithuania Attracts Top Level Scientists?

January 26 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

The Lithuanian Biotechnology Association invites you join the first live broadcast of *Virtual Biotech Cafe 2022* at 4 pm. January 26. Our guest – Dr. Stephen Jones, a researcher at the VU GMC EMBL Partnership Institute. Discussion moderator – Dr. Monika Paulė.

Dr. Jones was born and trained in the United States. He earned his doctorate in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University with Dr. Richard Bennett. He produced his postdoctoral research in CRISPR biochemistry and cellular aging with Dr. Ilya Finkelstein at the University of Texas.  In 2021, he established his research group at the EMBL Partnership Institute in Vilnius University’s Life Sciences Center, where he leads the group in their search to discover and characterize CRISPR and other programmable nucleases with next-generation biochemistry. Stephen lives in Vilnius, Lithuania with his wife Eva and their greyhound, Audrey Sparkles. Beyond science, Stephen is also a musician, mechanic, adventurer and lover of life.

The discussion will be held in English.