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Biochemist

Benediktas Juodka, Lithuanian biochemist. Member Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Latvian Academy of Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Background

Juodka, Benediktas was born on January 13, 1943 in Utena, Lithuania. Son of Antanas Juodka and Eugenija (Limanauskaite) Juodkiene.

Education

Master of Science, Moscow State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1968.

Career

Lecturer Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1968-1969, senior lecturer Lithuania, 1969-1971, head of biochemistry department Lithuania, since 1971, professor Lithuania, since 1982, vice-rector Lithuania, 1991—2001, acting rector, since 2001. President Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius, since 1992. Adviser for research and education Lithuanian Government, Vilnius, 1993-1994.

Member science council, Vilnius, 1991-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Chemical modelling of covalent Nucleic Acid-Protein complexes, 1985, Natural Covalent Mononucleotide-Protein Complexes, 1995, (textbook) Chemistry and Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids, 1988.

Membership

Member Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Latvian Academy of Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Connections

Married Tiina Pusse, February 2, 1968. 1 child, Robert.

father:
Antanas Juodka Juodkiene

mother:
Eugenija (Limanauskaite) Juodkiene

spouse:
Tiina Pusse

child:
Robert Juodka