Bustamante, Carlos

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Bustamante, Carlos Gender: M
Carlos José Juan Bustamante Monteverde
born on 6 May 1951 at 05:50 (= 05:50 AM )
Place Lima, Peru, 12s03, 77w03
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 15°06' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°25 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 08°12'

Carlos Bustamante


Peruvian-American scientist who uses novel methods of single-molecule visualization, such as scanning force microscopy, to study the structure and function of nucleoprotein assemblies. His laboratory is developing methods of single-molecule manipulation, such as optical tweezers, to characterize the elasticity of DNA, to induce the mechanical unfolding of individual protein molecules, and to investigate the machine-like behavior of molecular motors. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD in BioPhysics)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Peruvian emigrant to the USA)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award