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Juan J. Bustamante, PhD
Faculty Mentor

Juan J. Bustamante, Ph.D. 

Juan Bustamante, PhD
Peer Mentor since 2003

Dr. Juan Jose Bustamante is an assistant professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Pharmacy in Kingsville, Texas. He received his BS (1989) and PhD in Biology (2003) at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research interests include protein purification, structural analysis, and biology activity of pituitary and placental hormones. He is currently investigating the influence of pregnancy and lactation on growth and gene expression patterns of the maternal liver.  This system provides an excellent model to understand mechanism(s) of physiological liver growth; results from these studies could provide valuable information about potential ways to modulate liver size in individuals with reduced liver function.

 

Mentor's Motivational Message

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."  - Harriet Tubman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Affiliation:  Juan J. Bustamante, Ph.D.
Institution/Address:  Texas A&M Health Science Center
 College of Pharmacy, Dept of  Pharmaceutical Science
 1010 West Avenue B , MSC 131
 Kingsville TX, 78363
Phone:  361.593.4495
Fax:  361.593.4233
Email:  bustamante@pharmacy.tamhsc.edu
FASEB Society Member:  TES
Scientific Discipline:  Protein purification, structural analysis, and biology activity of pituitary and placental hormones
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