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Carlos Bustamante

Carlos Bustamante

Professor, Biomedical Data Science
Professor, Genetics Operations
Member, Bio-X
Member, Cardiovascular Institute
Member, Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
Member, Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME)
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute
B.A., Harvard University, Biology (1997)
M.S., Harvard University, Statistics (2001)
Ph.D., Harvard University, Biology (2001)
Postdoc, University of Oxford, Mathematical Genetics (2002)


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Dr. Carlos D. Bustamante is an internationally recognized leader in the application of data science and genomics technology to problems in medicine, agriculture, and biology. He received his Ph.D. in Biology and MS in Statistics from Harvard University (2001), was on the faculty at Cornell University (2002-9), and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. He is currently Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Genetics, and (by courtesy) Biology at Stanford University. Dr. Bustamante has a passion for building new academic units, non-profits, and companies to solve pressing scientific challenges. He is Founding Director of the Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics (CEHG) and Inaugural Chair of the Department of Biomedical Data Science. He is the Owner and President of CDB Consulting, LTD. and also a Director at EdenRoc Sciences, LLC, founder of Arc Bio LLC (formerly IdentifyGenomics LLC and BigData Bio LLC), and an SAB member of Imprimed, Etalon DX, Columbia Care, and Digitalis Ventures.