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Feb 17 2017 | Posted In: Awards
Congratulations to the Bustamante Lab, and Drs. Carlos Bustamante and Katherine Grabek in particular, for their new NSF grant award, which will fund ongoing research on the study of genetic elements of hibernation! Download the letter of congratulations from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo below. 
Feb 8 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards
February 8, 2017- DBDS Chair and Bustamante Lab PI Dr. Carlos Bustamante has been honored with a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator Award! "The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub committed more than $50 million to support 47 of the best investigators from Bay Area universities, including 19 from Stanford...
Apr 7 2016 | Daily Mail
News article featuring lab member Fernando Mendez and PI Carlos Bustamante:  "It's widely known that modern Europeans and Asians carry traces of Neanderthal DNA and now scientists have pinpointed when we last shared a common ancestor  According to analysis of Neanderthal and modern human Y...
Apr 7 2016 | Archaeology
Featuring current Bustamante lab member Fernando Mendez, PI Carlos Bustamante, and lab alumni David Poznik!
Dec 29 2015 | Genomeweb
"Out-of-Africa human populations are more likely to harbor higher mutational loads, a Stanford University School of Medicine-led team has found.