Craig Martens, Ph.D.

Chief, RML Genomics Unit

Major Areas of Expertise

  • Next-generation DNA/RNA sequencing
  • High-throughput TaqMan (RT-qPCR) analysis
  • High-throughput Capillary/Sanger DNA sequencing
  • Advanced bioinformatics and biostatistics (experiment design, data management, statistical analysis, exploratory analysis, data mining, and database integration) for all of the above

Program Description

Located in the Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML), RML Genomics enables intramural NIAID investigators to use state-of-the-art applications in microarray and sequencing technologies in their research programs. Our staff provides expertise, instrumentation, and analysis and interpretation of data.


  • Illumina MiSeq
  • Illumina NextSeq 550
  • PacBio Sequel
  • Applied Biosystems 7900HT
  • Applied Biosystems QuantStudio
  • Applied Biosystems 3730XL
  • Bio-Rad Droplet Digital PCR

Research Group

Craig Martens, Ph.D
Sarah Anzick, Ph.D.
Dan Bruno, M.S.
Kent Barbian, M.S.
Eric Dahlstrom, B.A.
Rachel Tracy, MBA
Stacy Ricklefs, B.A.
Dan Sturdevant, M.S.
Kishore Kanakabandi, M.S.
Kimmo Virtaneva, Ph.D.

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