Laboratory of Genotoxicology
Head: dr. habil. JANINA BARŠIENĖ
The main research trends are ecotoxic effects of environmental pollution and ecological changes in freshwater and marine ecosystems. Investigations focus on genotoxic, cytotoxic and mutagenic effects of different chemical compounds in aquatic organisms, genotoxicity in marine and freshwater ecosystems, peculiarities of effects of pollutants and their biodegradation according to changes in biocenoses of the digestive tract of hydrobionts, identification of hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in the digestive tract of hydrobionts by using gene sequencing methods.
Head of laboratory