Dr. Aurelija Žvirblienė is Research Professor at the Institute of Biotechnology of Life Science Center of Vilnius University (Lithuania), president of the Lithuanian Society of Immunology. She studied Biochemistry at Vilnius University and received her PhD degree in the field of Immunology. After the habilitation procedure in 2008, she obtained the position of Research Professor and head of Department of Immunology at the Institute of Biotechnology. The interests of her research team are focused to the development of immunodiagnostic tools for infectious diseases, prevalence studies of viral and bacterial infections, studies on the innate immune responses to pathogens.
Title : Prevalence and characteristics of neisseria meningitidis carriage among high school students from the Vilnius region, Lithuania