Karolina Žilionytė – Innovita Research

Karolina Žilionytė, M.Sc., is a young scientist, specializing in tumor immunology and immunotherapy. Karolina got master degree in Microbiology and Biotechnology at Vilnius University and in 2017 she started PhD studies in biology. In 2017 she has participated in EFIS-EJI South East European Immunology School, where she deepened her knowledge in immunology.

Mammalian cell cultivation and flow cytometry, she also has FELASA Category C for working with laboratory animals.


  • Bacterial ghosts as adjuvants in syngeneic tumour cell lysate-based anticancer vaccination in a murine lung carcinoma model.
    Kraśko JA, Žilionytė K, Darinskas A, Strioga M, Rjabceva S, Zalutsky I, Derevyanko M, Kulchitsky V, Lubitz W, Kudela P, Miseikyte-Kaubriene E, Karaman O, Didenko H, Potebnya H, Chekhun V, Pašukonienė V. Oncol Rep. 2017 Jan;37(1):171-178. doi: 10.3892/or.2016.5252. Epub 2016 Nov 16.
  • Post-operative unadjuvanted therapeutic xenovaccination with chicken whole embryo vaccine suppresses distant micrometastases and prolongs survival in murine Lewis lung carcinoma model
    Kraśko, J. A., Žilionytė, K., Darinskas A., Dobrovolskiene N., Mlynska A., Riabceva S., Zalutsky I., Derevyanko M.,Kulchitsky V., Karaman O., Fedosova N., Symchych T., Didenko G., Chekhun V., Strioga M., Pašukonienė V. [In review]