Dr Molenberghs obtained his PhD in 2009 from the University of Leuven (Belgium). After postdoc positions at the University of Queensland, Dr Molenberghs moved to Monash University at the beginning of 2015. He is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychological Sciences and director of the Monash Social Neuroscience lab. His current research is supported by a DECRA and Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship. This year he received the Young Tall Poppy Science Award. Dr Molenberghs uses brain imaging technologies to get a better understanding of how the human brain operates.