Research Assistant Professor

Research and/or Creative Works

I direct the VGN Proteomics Facility with the goals of providing expertise and the latest proteomics technology to researchers and establishing an educational environment for sharing experience and knowledge in proteomics.  I work with faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students, providing guidance and support for their proteomics projects from initial experimental design, sample preparation, and instrument operation, to data analysis/interpretation and publishing results.  My colleagues and I maintain the operation of mass spectrometry instrumentation (2 linear ion traps, 1 LTQ-Orbitrap, 1 Q-Exactive, and 1 Q-Exactive Plus), evaluate new technologies and software, and develop methodologies to address emerging proteomics and mass spectrometry needs.  I give seminars, guest lectures and facility tours to faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from UVM and Baccalaureate Partner Institutes. (

Ying Wai Lam

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Proteomics, Biological mass spectrometry


  • Ph.D. (Biochemistry), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1998-2001
  • Postdoctoral fellow, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2001-2005


  • 802-656-4709
Office Location:

120A MLS Rm 337