Public Lecture: “Interpreting Personal Genomes: Promises and Potential Pitfalls” by Carlos D. Bustamante

November 29, 2011


Carlos Bustamante is a population biologist who mines DNA sequence data for Bustamante Photoinsights into the dynamics and migration of populations and the mechanisms of evolution and natural selection. Bustamante received an MS in statistics and a PhD in biology from Harvard University. He held positions at the University of Oxford (2001–2002) and Cornell University (2002–2009) prior to his appointment as a professor of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Bustamante received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010.