Dr. Babetta (Babs) L. Marrone is the former Laboratory Relationship Manager for BETO programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She is LANL’s Biofuels Program Manager in the Applied Energy Program Office at LANL and a Senior Scientist in the Bioscience Division.
Babs has a background in cell biology and 30+years of experience in finding innovative solutions in the biosciences. She is currently finishing a 2-year term as Senior Technologist in Residence, partnered with Procter & Gamble, in AMO’s Technologist in Residence Program, with a focus on sustainable manufacturing. Marrone participates in several R&D projects sponsored by BETO. She previously led the Ultrasonic Harvesting and Extraction project for the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a large algae biofuels and bioproducts consortium of over 30 institutions sponsored by BETO, from 2010-2013. She was the Director and PI of the NIH-sponsored National Flow Cytometry Resource from 2009-2014; and has led projects sponsored by NIH, LDRD, DOE-BER, DHS, and the FBI.