The (Extra)ordinary COINS 2021: Leadership of Lithuanian Scientists in Global Context of Life Sciences


The COINS is an annual international conference of Life Sciences, organized solely by enthusiastic students of Vilnius University. The conference gathers students, scholars and everyone, who is interested in life sciences. The most notable scientists from Lithuania and the whole world present their lectures here.

This year The COINS conference focuses on embracing the leadership of Lithuanian scientists in the field of life sciences. Our goal is to give students the opportunity to get acquainted with Lithuanian science achievements and to encourage the scientific community to discuss the development of science in Lithuania and the perspectives of Lithuanian scientists on a global scale.

The one-day conference will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams platform on the 27th of February, 2021 from 12:00 (GMT+2) until 18:00 (GMT+2).

(registration is free of charge, only the registered participants will be able to attend the conference)


  • 12:00 – 12:15 – Opening of the conference
  • 12:15 – 13:05 – Lecture by Prof. Virginijus Šikšnys (in English)
  • 13:15 – 14:05 – Lecture by Ingrida Olendraitė (in English)
  • 14:30 – 16:00 – Discussion about the leadership of Lithuanian Scientists in Global Context of Life Sciences
  • 16:00 – 16:20 – Closing of the conference