Morkūnas Vaidotas

Vaidotas Morkūnas – prose writer.
He was born 20 June, 1958 in Vilnius.
In 1981 he graduated from Vilnius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences. He got his Doctoral degree in 1993. He works at Faculty of Natural Sciences of Vilnius University. His first short stories appeared in magazine “Pergalė” (1986).
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1994.

B i b l i o g r a f i j a :
Būta ir pramanyta: book to popularize science. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1991.
Istorija, kurios nebuvo: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1992.
Kam reikalinga uodega?: book for children. – Kaunas: Spindulys, 1997.

C o - a u t h o r:
Genetikos praktikumas: II. Citogenetika: study supplement (together with G. Slapšytė, A. Paulauskas). – Kaunas: Vytauto Didžiojo universiteto leidykla, 2000.
Bendrosios genetikos tyrimų metodai ir pratybos: coursebook for students of higher courses (together with A. Paulauskas, G. Slapšytė). – Vilnius: Inforastras, 2003.

T r a n s l a t i o n s :
D. Heinrich, M. Hergt. Ekologijos atlasas (from German, together with D. Matulevičiūtė). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2000.
J. K. Conner, D. L. Hartl. Ekologinės genetikos pradmenys: coursebook (from English). – Vilnius: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla, 2007.

D r e w    u p :
Tarptautinių žodžių žodynas (one of the authors). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2008.