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Lily Birx

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Graduate Student

Research assistant in analytical chemistry at the University of Georgia. Member of the Orlando Lab in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC). Research focuses on developing tandem mass spectrometry techniques for the structural analysis of glycopeptides and HILIC retention prediction modeling. Highly motived, team player with ability to execute tasks independently and as part of a team.

Anticipated graduate date: August 2022

Skilled at operating, calibrating, maintaining and troubleshooting general lab equipment and liquid-chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) instruments.

Experienced working with peptides and glycopeptides, both on HPLC-MS instruments, MALDI-TOF, and HPLC-UV-MS instruments. Familiar with multiple instrument data processing programs including Sciex, Thermo Fisher, and Waters.

Specialties: HILIC chromatography, RP Chromatography, carbohydrates, peptide mapping, glycosylation site mapping, high resolution mass spectrometry, MALDI-TOF, lab management, data analysis

Interested in green lab initiatives and sustainability


B.S., Chemistry concentration in Forensic Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), 2018

Research Interests:

Instrumentation, mass spectrometry, carbohydrates, glycomics/proteomics analysis, LC-MS, tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS), Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography (HILIC)

Articles Featuring Lily Birx
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 5:59pm

UGA Department of Chemistry Ph.D. Candidate Lily Birx recently received a 2022 Campus Sustainability Grant from the Office of Sustainability for her project "Full Circle: Minimization & Diversion of Waste in UGA Research Laboratories." As a researcher…

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