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Freie Universität Bozen

Vakare Merkyte

Short bio

2014 - 2016 Master of Science in Chemistry at the Vilnius University;
2010 - 2014 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the Vilnius University.

Teaching assistant at UniBZ
2018 10 - till now: Industrie Agrarie (Agro-industries);
2018 07: Technology of Alcoholic Beverages.

2016 08 - 2017 05: Research collaborator at the Free University of Bozen, Bolzano (Italy);
2015 12 - 2016 05: MSc thesis project at Empa, Dübendorf (Switzerland);
2015 summer: Research collaborator at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík (Iceland);
2013 summer: Research collaborator at the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC), Vilnius (Lithuania).

Fluent in Lithuanian and English; Italian and German (intermediate level).


Phenolic and volatile profiles of wine and alcoholic beverages.
Cyclic and non-cyclic proanthocyanidins in different food matrixes.
Application of chromatographic methods and mass spectrometry for the wine analysis.
Winemaking technologies.
Wine authenticity and quality control.


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