Migle Konciute

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

​For my research, I will be investigating the glutamate receptor inhibitor effect on the Symbiodiniaceae which is the symbiotic algae in a coral organism. The aim of this project is to better understand the symbiotic relationship of the coral holobiont. 


  • B.Sc. Biology, Cum Laude – Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania (2014-2018).
  • International exchange – Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea (2016-2017) 

Professional Profile

  • ​2018 - Present: M.Sc. Bioscience – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Molecular biology Coral symbiosis