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Biographical Sketch: Shiva Singh, Ph.D.

Dr. Singh
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Shiva Singh, Ph.D., is chief of the Undergraduate and Predoctoral Training Branch in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. This branch supports predoctoral T32 training programs, predoctoral F30 and F31 fellowships, as well as a broad array of undergraduate student development programs. Singh served as a program director in the Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology, where he managed grants in host-microbe symbiotic relationships, microbial community ecology and adaptive responses to stress. He also served as program director for the Systems Biology Center of Excellence and administered the modeling the scientific workforce and modeling of complex biological systems grants in the Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. Prior to joining NIGMS, Singh was chair of the department of biological sciences and director of biomedical research and training programs at Alabama State University. There, he collaborated with investigators from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Oklahoma and the University of California, Berkeley. Singh earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in plant sciences from Pant University of Agriculture and Technology and a Ph.D. in microbiology from Auburn University. He conducted postdoctoral research at Auburn University and Argonne National Laboratory.

To contact Shiva Singh, send e-mail to or call 301-594-3900.

This page last reviewed on November 03, 2014