Genomic Analysis Facility

High Throughput Sequencing (HTS) Facility

The HTS facility is housed on the 14th floor of the Hammer Health Sciences Building. The facility offers DNA extraction and biobanking, sequencing, and genotyping.


  • Romina Lenci, PhD

    • Associate Director

Lab Members

  • Alexandria Taylor

Research & Development


The Bioinformatics team is responsible for processing Next Generation Sequencing data generated internally as well as through external collaborations and partnerships. We apply standardized best practices pipelines. All exome and genome samples are processed using a consistent alignment and variant calling pipeline.

Team Members

  • Nitin Bhardwaj

    • Senior Genome Bioinformatician
  • Zhong (Nick) Ren

    • Data Scientist, Genomic Platform
  • Robert Young

    • Bioinformatics Programmer