Professor Bhismadev Chakrabarti

Director of Autism Genetics

Bhisma is Professor at Reading University's Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics, and holds an honorary position in the Cambridge University Autism Research Centre, where he conducted his PhD and postdoc research.

He studies empathy, emotion processing, and autism, using neuroimaging and genetics. At undergraduate level he read Chemistry at St.Stephen's College, Delhi, India and Natural Sciences at Trinity College, Cambridge. During his postdoc he was elected as the Charles and Katharine Darwin Research Fellow at Darwin College, Cambridge. 

His current research focuses on testing the links between reward and autism, and continues to collaborate with the Autism Research Centre on projects related to genetics,  neuroimaging, and the cognitive phenotype.

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