Dr. Subhabrata Chakrabarti is a molecular geneticist by training and profession and is currently the Associate Director of Research at LVPEI. Much of his education and training has been in India and to some extent at the National Eye Institute at NIH, USA. His research on the functional genomics of glaucoma and AMD are pioneering in the field that have provided some molecular insights into the disease pathogenesis. These have also been widely recognized in the form of several honors and awards; notable among them being the 'Research Recognition Award' of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA), Affiliate of all the 3 Science Academies of India (INSA, IASc and NASI) and also The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and an elected member of the prestigious GRC (Guha Research Conference). He is an active member of the Strategic Planning and the Professional Development and Education Committee of ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), and has earlier served on their Publication Committee, the co-chair of the Associate Advisory Board of the WGA and is involved in several international committees in eye and vision research. He is also the chair of the scientific committee and a member of the ethics committee of the Institutional Review Board of LVPEI and a member of the Executive Council of the ISHG (Indian Society of Human Genetics).