• 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.
  • Research Overview

  • Lung injury, environmental pollutants, host pathogen interactions, and metabolism.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Microbiology, University of Delhi 2017
  • Master of Science in Medical Microbiology, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University 2011
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Microbiology, Sardar Patel University 2008
  • Full Name

  • Pooja Singh