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 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 within and outside India. He is on the Editorial Boards of Translational Vision Science and Technology, Molecular Vision, Journal of Glaucoma, International Glaucoma Review and the World Journal of Diabetes and a reviewer for several other international journals and funding agencies. He is a doctoral supervisor for various Universities in India and abroad and regularly supervises Ph.D. candidates and post-doctoral fellows. He also serves on the scientific and ethics committee of the Institutional Review Board of LVPEI.