Ph.D., Professor of genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Carlos Bustamante is a population geneticist whose research focuses on analyzing genome wide patterns of variation within and between species to address fundamental questions in biology, anthropology, and medicine. He has received multiple honors and awards including a Marshall-Sherfield Fellowship (2001-2), the Sloan Research Fellowship (2007), and a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship (2010). He has trained over 50 post-doctoral fellows and graduate students as primary advisor and co-authored over 130 papers. Much of his research is located at the interface of computational biology, mathematical genetics, and evolutionary genomics.