Elfy Ly

PhD Researcher


With my interest and background in microbiology, bioinformatics, (meta)genomics and biotechnology, I would like to contribute in innovative projects for a more sustainable world. At Wetsus I study the combined removal of antimicrobial resistance and pharmaceuticals from wastewater.

Current positions

PhD Researcher


MSc, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2021
BSc, Biology and Medical Laboratory Research (Specialization: Microbiology), University of Applied Sciences Leiden, 2018

Research interest

Microbiology, Bioinformatics, (Meta)genomics, Biotechnology, Antibiotic Resistance, Advanced Wastewater Treatment, Urban Wastewater


  • Hendriks, K. P., Mandáková, T., Hay, N. M., Ly, E., Hooft van Huysduynen, A., Tamrakar, R., … & Bailey, C. D. (2021). The best of both worlds: Combining lineage‐specific and universal bait sets in target‐enrichment hybridization reactions. Applications in Plant Sciences, 9(7).