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Vitalijus Karabanovas

Dr. Vitalijus Karabanovas

16:30|Session 5 (Stage 2)

Nano biotechnologies

Dr. Karabanovas is a scientific researcher in the Laboratory of Biomedical Physics of the Vilnius University Institute of Oncology. He has over 8 years of experience in nanotechnology and application of nanoparticles in early cancer cell diagnostics and therapy.

After his PhD paper on “The spectroscopic study of quantum dot stability and toxicity for biological objects”, Dr. Vitalijus Karabanovas worked as visiting scientist in the Proteomics Center of the Institute of Biochemistry, where he investigated endocytotic mechanisms and intracellular transportation of functionalized nanoparticles.

Dr. Karabanovas has been working as a scientific researcher in the Laboratory of Biomedical Physics of the Vilnius University Institute of Oncology since 2008, and his scientific fields of interest include synthesis, bioconjugation, photophysics, and biological and medical applications of nanoparticles.

He has a Master degree in Biophysics  from the Vilnius University Faculty of Natural Sciences (2004), and a PhD in Biophysics from the Vilnius University Faculty of Physics (2009).