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Carlos Bustamante
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Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Biology

Carlos Bustamante

Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Biology
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.


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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