BEACON Team

Professor Béla Paizs

Chemist and Principal Investigator

b.paizs@bangor.ac.uk

Bangor University

Background

06/92 MSc in Chemistry, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary
06/98 PhD in Chemistry (summa cum laude), Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary


Recent Academic Positions

09/09–09/12  Group leader, Computational Proteomics Group, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
10/12– Professor of Chemistry, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK.


Number of Publications: 78; Lectures at Meetings/Conferences: 41; Number of citations: ~3700; h-index: 34

Research Interests

Mass spectrometry and its applications in proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, glycomics and petroleomics; computational chemistry, ion spectroscopy, ion mobility spectrometry, mass spectrometry related bioinformatics.


Services offered by the Paizs lab at Bangor University

Sample preparation for mass spectrometric analysis of plant extracts
Separation of complex mixtures using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Analysis of complex mixtures using mass spectrometry (MS) and tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS)


Instrumentation

Agilent 1100 Series LC coupled to API 4000 triple quadrupole mass spectrometer
Surveyor LC coupled to LCQ Deca ion trap mass spectrometer


Awards and Honours

Heisenberg-fellowship of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), 2009
Biemann Medal, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2011


Editorial and Professional Service

Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2011 –
Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2012 –
Member of the Executive Committee of the British Mass Spectrometry Society (BMSS), 2014 –