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Ecologist , researcher

Juozas Virbickas, Lithuanian ecologist, researcher. Recipient P. Kapica medal Russian Academy of Sciences, 1995, Lithuanian National Science award, 1993; named Honorary Professor Vilnius University, 1991.


Virbickas, Juozas was born on October 10, 1939 in Anyksciai, Lithuania. Son of Boleslovas and Zofija (Simaskaite) Virbickas.


Magister in Science, Vilnius (Lithuania) University, 1962. Doctor of Science., Vilnius (Lithuania) University, 1968. D. Habilitation, Anugrah Narayan Severcov Institute, Moscow, 1988.


Fish manager Institute Ecology, Vilnius, 1960-1963, section head, 1963-1964, department head, 1964-1990, deputy director, 1977-1990, section head, since 1990, director, since 1990. President Fishery Union, 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Obligate Symbiosis of the Organism and its Digestive Tract Microflora, 1989, Ecosystem of the Water-Cooling Reservoir of Ignalina Nuclear Power Station at the Initial Stage of its Operation, 1992, The Butinge Oil Terminal: Ecological State, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.


President Lithuanian Ecological Society 1995. Council member Lithuanian Nature Society Vilnius, 1995l. Head council Fishery Stocks Renovation Vilnius, 1997.

Member International Academy Nature Social Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. Editor professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, literature.


Married Aldona Sinkeviciute, February 6, 1960. Childre: Daiva, Tomas.

Boleslovas Virbickas

Zofija (Simaskaite) Virbickas

Aldona Sinkeviciute