David Botstein Geneticist
David Botstein is a renowned geneticist and educator. His fundamental contributions to modern genetics include the discovery of many yeast and bacterial genes. In 1980, Botstein and three colleagues proposed a method for mapping genes that laid the groundwork for the Human Genome Project.
Chief Scientific Officer, California Life Company (Calico)
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, 2013.
Gruber Prize in Genetics, 2003.
Allan Award of the American Society of Human Genetics, 1989.
Genetics Society of America Medal, 1988.
P.A. Gibney et al, "Characterizing the in vivo role of trehalose in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using the AGT1 transporter," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 112, no.9, pp. 6116-21. Mar. 2015.
Advisory Committee Chair Genetic Networks
California Life Company
PhD University of Michigan
B.Sc. Harvard University
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