Aušra Liubavičiūtė is a PhD candidate and a junior researcher at the State Research Institute Centre for Innovative Medicine, located in Vilnius, Lithuania. She is preparing her PhD thesis in the Stem Cell Biology Department under the supervision of Prof. Gene Biziuleviciene. Ausra has a degree in microbiology and belongs to three scientific associations. Her research focuses on manipulation of the bone marrow-derived mesenchymal/skeletal stem cells, their migration and regeneration features at inflammation in mouse models in vivo. She participated in the Hydra XII Summer School on Stem Cell Biology by receiving a bursary.