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

Section

  • Glaucoma

Current Projects

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

Bio

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).

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