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Prosanta Chakrabarty

LSU Associate Professor and Curator of Fishes at Museum of Natural Science and Department of Biological Science; TED Speaker

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 Prosanta Chakrabarty Biography

Dr. Prosanta Chakrabarty is an Associate Professor and Curator of Fishes at the Museum of Natural Science and Department of Biological Science at Louisiana State University.

Chakrabarty is a systematist and an ichthyologist studying the evolution and biogeography of both freshwater and marine fishes. His work includes studies of Neotropical (Central and South America, Caribbean) and Indo-West Pacific (Indian and Western Pacific Ocean) fishes. His natural history collecting efforts include trips to Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Madagascar, Panama, Kuwait and many other countries. He has discovered over a dozen new species including new anglerfishes and cavefishes.

The LSU Museum of Natural Science fish collection that Chakrabarty oversees includes nearly half a million fish specimens and nearly 10,000 DNA samples covering most major groups of fishes. He earned his PhD at the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree is from McGill University in Montreal. He has written two books including A Guide to Academia: Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs and a Research Job. He was named a TED Fellow in 2016.

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A Guide to Academia: Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs and a Research Job

A Guide to Academia: Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs and a Research Job

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Prosanta Chakrabarty

LSU Associate Professor and Curator of Fishes at Museum of Natural Science and Department of Biological Science; TED Speaker

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Prosanta Chakrabarty Biography

Dr. Prosanta Chakrabarty is an Associate Professor and Curator of Fishes at the Museum of Natural Science and Department of Biological Science at Louisiana State University.

Chakrabarty is a systematist and an ichthyologist studying the evolution and biogeography of both freshwater and marine fishes. His work includes studies of Neotropical (Central and South America, Caribbean) and Indo-West Pacific (Indian and Western Pacific Ocean) fishes. His natural history collecting efforts include trips to Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Madagascar, Panama, Kuwait and many other countries. He has discovered over a dozen new species including new anglerfishes and cavefishes.

The LSU Museum of Natural Science fish collection that Chakrabarty oversees includes nearly half a million fish specimens and nearly 10,000 DNA samples covering most major groups of fishes. He earned his PhD at the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree is from McGill University in Montreal. He has written two books including A Guide to Academia: Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs and a Research Job. He was named a TED Fellow in 2016.

Prosanta Chakrabarty Videos

  • Four billion years of evolution in six minutes | Prosanta Chakrabarty
    Did humans evolve from monkeys or from fish? In this enlightening talk, ichthyologist and TED Fellow Prosanta Chakrabarty dispels some hardwired...
  • The Big Ocean Myth with Prosanta Chakrabarty
    Ichthyologist Prosanta Chakrabarty makes the case that the oceans aren't as vast as we think.
  • Clues to prehistoric times, found in blind cavefish | Prosanta Chakrabarty
    TED Fellow Prosanta Chakrabarty explores hidden parts of the world in search of new species of cave-dwelling fish. These subterranean creatures have...

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  • Who is the agent for Prosanta Chakrabarty?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Prosanta Chakrabarty for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Prosanta Chakrabarty for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

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Prosanta Chakrabarty Speaker Videos

  • Four billion years of evolution in six minutes | Prosanta Chakrabarty
    Did humans evolve from monkeys or from fish? In this enlightening talk, ichthyologist and TED Fellow Prosanta Chakrabarty dispels some hardwired myths about evolution, encouraging us to remember that...
    The Big Ocean Myth with Prosanta Chakrabarty
    Ichthyologist Prosanta Chakrabarty makes the case that the oceans aren't as vast as we think.
  • Clues to prehistoric times, found in blind cavefish | Prosanta Chakrabarty
    TED Fellow Prosanta Chakrabarty explores hidden parts of the world in search of new species of cave-dwelling fish. These subterranean creatures have developed fascinating adaptations, and they...

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