Dipesh Chaudhury, PhD
Dipesh Chaudhury is interested in understanding pathophysiological changes in neural circuit functions that lead to mood disorders and memory loss. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of London (UK) and PhD from the Open University (UK) under the supervision of Prof. Steven Rose. He has held various post-doctoral and associate scientist positions at UCLA (USA), CNRS in Marseille (France), Cornell University (USA) and Mount Sinai School of Medicine (USA). In Spring 2015 he joined the Biology faculty of NYU Abu Dhabi.
Dipesh was born in Malaysia and lived there till the age of 10 after which he spent the rest of his formative years in the UK. Dipesh (has been told he is happily) married to Keya, a talented graphic designer and unofficial lab creative director. Together, they have a budding scientist/artist daughter Sarika, who has to deal with the majority of her dad’s terrible jokes.