Varun Warrier is a Bowring Research Fellow at St Catharine's. He works on the genetics of autism, with a specific focus on understanding heterogeneity and co-morbidities within the spectrum. His current work investigates the genetics of autistic traits which are nonclinical manifestations of the autism spectrum in the typical population. He completed his PhD from the Department of Psychiatry in Cambridge in 2018 as a student at St John's College. Prior to that, he completed an MSc in Neuroscience from UCL, and a BSc in Zoology from the University of Madras.