Members of the Seimas - Benediktas JUODKA 

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Benediktas JUODKA
 
Benediktas JUODKA

 

Member of the Seimas from 2012-11-16 till 2016-11-14.
  
Position
Committees of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the SeimasParliamentary Groups
Biography

Date of birth

13 January 1943

Place of birth

Utena, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1989, 1992, 1995, 1997,

Participant of Exchange Programmes, University of Frankfurt am Main

1998, 2000

 

1991, 1993, 1995, 1997,

Internship, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg

2000

 

1987, 1989

Internship, University of Debrecen, Hungary

1981

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Doctor Habilitatus (Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Biology)

1974–1975

Internship, University of Illinois and North-West University, USA

1973

Internship, University of Prague and the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences

1968

Doctor Habilitatus, Lomonosov Moscow State University, PhD in Chemistry

1965–1968

Post-graduate studies, Doctor of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University

1963–1965

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Diploma in Chemistry of Natural Compounds

1960–1963

Vilnius University, Faculty of Chemistry

1949–1960

Secondary School in Gargždai

 

 

Work Experience

 

2002–2012

Rector, Vilnius University

2001–2002

Acting Rector, Vilnius University

1992–2003

President, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

1991–2001

Vice-Rector for Research, Vilnius University

1982

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vilnius University

1973

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vilnius University

1971–2002

Head, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vilnius University

1969–1971

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vilnius University

1968–1969

Assistant, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Vilnius University

 

 

Political career

 

 

Member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

 

 

Since 2012

Chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Member, Committee on European Affairs

 

Member, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Political Group

 

Deputy Chair, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of Members of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland, and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Titles:

 

2010

Honorary Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University

2003

Foreign Member, Italian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (It. Atti della academia dei Georgofili)

2002

Member, European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (Paris)

1994

Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg, Austria)

1994

Foreign Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences

1990

Full Member, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

1987

Member-Correspondent, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

 

 

Awards:

 

 

 

2011

Medal of the Baltic Assembly

2008

Order of Commander presented by the Queen of the Netherlands

2006

Order of the Kingdom of Belgium

2004

4th Class Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana of the Republic of Estonia

2001

Order of the Three Stars for Merits to the Republic of Latvia

2001

Order of Commander, Republic of France

2001

Order of Commander, Republic of Poland

2001

Medal granted by the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Academies of Sciences

1999

Fourth Class Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas

1985, 2003

Lithuanian National Science Award

Interests: physical sciences, biochemistry and bioorganic chemistry

Publications: 2 monographs, 1 textbook, 3 training tools and over 170 scholarly articles

Languages: Lithuanian (native), Russian, English

Hobbies: sport, art

Family

Married with one son

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