Luis Francisco Bustamante, Ph.D.

Position Title
Eduardo Blumwald Lab

Plant Sciences


I am a Plant Biotechnology Engineer, Chilean. I have worked in genetic improvement of oats and in responses to environmental stress in quinoa. Currently I am working at Dr. Eduardo Blumwald's Lab, mainly researching water stress tolerance strategies in peanuts (Arachis hypogaea) and also working with Brachypodium sylvaticum as a model plant to study perennial crops.

Keywords: Water Stress, Peanut, Physiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology