Dean Research (Life Sciences)

Department of Zoology

University of Delhi

Delhi 110 007 (India)



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E. Mail:  ysinghdu@gmail.com


Dr. Singh completed his master's from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Biochemistry in 1977.  He joined V P Chest Institute, Delhi University for pursuing his doctoral degree in Medical Biochemistry. After completing Ph.D. in 1983, he joined Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA for post-doctoral training (1983-1987) . Later he joined Bacteriology Division of US Army Med. Res. Inst. (USAMRIID), Fort Detrick, Frederick as NRC Research Associate (1987-1991). Coming back to India in 1991, he joined CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (formerly known as Centre for Biotechnology) as scientist.  He worked as visiting scientist at NIH (1994-1996; three months each year) supported by "Rockefeller Career Development Award".  He worked as a visiting scientist at Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany (2000), University of Freiburg, Germany (2007) and National Institute of Allergy and Immunological Diseases (NIAID) at NIH, Maryland, USA (2008-2009).  Over the period of past twenty years, his group worked on different aspects of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Bacillus anthracis toxin biology. Currently, he holds the Chief Scientist position at CSIR-IGIB, Delhi, India.  In his scientific career, he has published more than 130 articles and has several patents including two technology transfers. He serves as an Editor in “Indian Journal of Microbiology” (Springer Press) and is a member of Editorial Advisory Board in “Recent Patents on Anti-infective Drug Discovery” (Bentham Science Publishers). 



Dr. Yogendra Singh has been awarded with Moselio Schaechter Distinguished Service Award from ASM Society.


“We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something” 


-Marie Curie