Babetta L. Marrone

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Research Focus

Babetta (Babs) L. Marrone is a Senior Scientist and Biofuels Program Manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Laboratory Relationship Manager for DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office projects at LANL. She received her Ph.D. in the biological sciences from Rutgers University. Since 2009, she has been actively involved in algae biotechnology/cell biology research at LANL sponsored by BETO. Babs is also Technologist in Residence with Procter & Gamble, sponsored by DOE’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Office, and serves as the interface between the national labs and P&G in the area of innovative technologies for sustainable manufacturing. In the Agile BioFoundry, Babs leads the Industry Engagement and Outreach team.

Projects in the Agile BioFoundry

* Industry Engagement and Outreach

Featured Publications

Unkefer, C.J., R.T. Sayre, J.K. Magnuson, D.B. Anderson, I. Baxter, I.K. Blaby, J.K. Brown, M. Carleton, R.A. Cattolico,T. Dale, T.P. Devarenne, C. M. Downes, S.K. Dutcher, D.T. Fox, U. Goodenough, J. Jaworski, J.E. Holladay, D.M. Kramer, A.T. Koppisch, M.S. Lipton, B.L. Marrone, M. McCormick, I. Molnár, J.B. Mott, K.L. Ogden, E.A. Panisko, M. Pellegrini, J. Polle, J.W. Richardson, M. Sabarsky, S.R. Starkenburg, G.D. Stormo, M. Teshima, S.N. Twary, P.J. Unkefer, J.S. Yuan, J.A. Olivares. Review of the algal biology program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts. Algal Research 22: 187-215, 2017.

Lammers, P.J., M. Huesemann, W. Boeing, D.B. Anderson, R.G. Arnold, X. Bai, M. Bhole, Y. Brhanavan, L. Brown, J. Brown, J.K. Brown, S. Chisholm, C. M. Downes, S. Fulbright, Y. Ge, J.E. Holladay, B. Ketheesan, A. Khopkar, A. Koushik, P. Laur, B.L. Marrone, J.B. Mott, N. Nirmalakhandan, K.L. Ogden, R.L. Parsons, J. Polle, R.D. Ryan, T. Samocha, R.T. Sayre, M. Seger, T. Selvaratnam, R. Sui, A. Thomasson, A. Unc, W. Van Voorhies, P. Waller, Y. Yao, and J.A. Olivares. Review of the cultivation program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts. Algal Research 22: 166–186, 2017.

Marrone, B.L., R.E. Lacey, D.B. Anderson, J. Bonner, J. Coons, T. Dale, C. M. Downes, S. Fernando, C. Fuller, B. Goodall, J.E. Holladay, K. Kadam, D. Kalb, W. Liu, J.B. Mott, Z. Nikolov, K.L. Ogden, R.T. Sayre, B.G. Trewyn, J.A. Olivares. Review of the harvesting and extraction program within the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts. Algal Research, Available online August 7, 2017.

Tanhaemami, M., E. Alizadeh, C. Sanders, B. L. Marrone, and B. Munsky. Label-Free Quantification of Cell Populations Using Flow Cytometry. Physical Biology, Special Issue devoted to the Tenth Q-Bio Conference, 2017 (submitted).