Profile

Subhabrata Chakrabarti, PhD

Associate Director (Research),
LV Prasad Eye Institute

Contact Details

LV Prasad Eye Institute
ROAD NO. 2, BANJARA HILLS
HYDERABAD
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Work: 91-9849215039
Fax: 91-40-23548271
Professional Development and Education Committee
International Chapter Affiliate Committee

Section

  • Glaucoma

Current Projects

  • Functional genomics of glaucoma ; Genetic epidemiology of quantitative traits in age-related eye diseases

Bio

Dr. Subhabrata Chakrabarti, Associate Director of Research at LVPEI, is a genome biologist trained largely 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 works have been widely recognized through several honors and awards; notable among them being the 'Research Recognition Award' of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA), Affiliateship of all the 3 Science Academies of India (INSA, IASc and NASI) and also The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and membership to the prestigious GRC (Guha Research Conference). Professionally, he is on the Strategic Planning, Professional Development and Education and Publication Committees of ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), co-chair of the Associate Advisory Board of the WGA, Vice President of the Asian Eye Genetics Consortium and Executive Council Member of the Indian Society of Human Genetics. He has published widely in high impact journals and he has secured extramural research grants from India and abroad. He is on the Editorial Boards of Translational Vision Science & Technology, Molecular Vision, Journal of Glaucoma and International Glaucoma Review and a reviewer for several other international journals and funding agencies. He is a doctoral supervisor for various Universities in India and abroad and also serves on the scientific and ethics committee of the Institutional Review Board of LVPEI. 

Research and Professional Interests

  • Human genomics, transcriptomics, molecular epidemiology

Education

National Eye Institute, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Postdoctoral, 2006
Ocular Genomics
2006 To

Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar, India
Ph.D., 2001
Human Genetics
1996 To 2001

University of Calcutta
India
Master's degree
Human Genetics
1994 To 1995

University of Calcutta
India
Bachelor's degree (Honours)
Anthropology
1990 To 1993

Professional Associations

ARVO Professional Development and Education Committee
2015 - Present

ARVO Strategic Planning Committee
2012 - Present

Guha Research Conference (GRC)
2012 - Present

ARVO Publications Committee
2009 - 2014

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
2009 - 2012

National Academy of Sciences India (NASI)
2007 - Present

Indian National Science Academy (INSA)
2006 - Present

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
2005 - Present

World Glaucoma Association (WGA)
2005 - Present

Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc)
2004 - 2007

Indian Eye Research Group - ARVO India Chapter
2001 - Present

Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG)
1996 - Present

Job History

LV PRASAD EYE INSTITUTE HYDERABAD
Associate Director (Research)
April 2011 - present

L.V. PRASAD EYE INSTITUTE HYDERABAD
Research Scientist
September 2002 - March 2011

LV PRASAD EYE INSTITUTE HYDERABAD
Research Associate
September 2001 - February 2002