Dr. Singh is a molecular biologist with a current appointment in the NIEHS-funded Superfund Research Center at UAB. Her research focuses on mechanisms of environmental pollutant-induced lung injury and mucus accumulation in respiratory diseases.
Dr. Singh worked as a research associate and senior research fellow while earning her Ph.D. in medical microbiology from the University of Delhi in 2017. She spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow at Rutgers University studying immunological response during infections, specifically adjunct host-directed therapy of latent tuberculosis. She came to UAB in 2020 in a postdoctoral fellowship role, and will continue her investigations on the effect of environmental heavy metal exposures on lung health as an Instructor.
Lung injury, environmental pollutants, host pathogen interactions, and metabolism.