Dinesh K. Singh

Winston Salem State University, USA

Dinesh K. Singh is a veterinary pathologist and HIV virologist. He graduated from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, India, in 1997. He worked for the Indian Veterinary Research Institute from 1986 to 1999 as a scientist and senior scientist before joining The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), Kansas City, Kan, USA, as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Assistant Professor in 1999, where he worked till 2005. In August 2005, he took up a position of Assistant Professor at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), Winston-Salem, NC, USA. In August 2009, he moved to the Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va, USA, as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology. In August 2010, Dr. Singh returned to Winston-Salem State University as an Associate Professor of microbiology in the Department of Life Sciences. He has published more than 79 papers in national and international journals and has spoken in numerous international conferences. He was also instrumental in establishing a BSL-4 level laboratory at Bhopal, India, with the help of UNDP/FAO. Dr. Singh’s laboratory at Winston-Salem State University works on prevention of HIV transmission and on HIV DNA vaccines. He is also affiliated to Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparity (CEEHD) at WSSU. Dr. Singh’s DNA vaccine research is funded by a score-3 grant SC3GM084802 and a center grant P20MD002303 from NCMHD/NIH for CEEHD at WSSU.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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