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.


Vimla Aggarwal, MBBS, FACMG

Lab Members

  • Neha Dagaonkar

  • Rashmi Kanagaratnam

  • Renee Fortier

  • Mitchell Haverty

Research & Development

  • Jiabin Tang


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