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Department of Life Sciences
Ashutosh Singh
Assistant Professor,
Department of Life Sciences,
School of Natural Sciences
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Education Details
Ph.D (Bioinformatics)
MSc Bioinformatics from Microbiology Department,
C.C.S. University, Meerut.
B.Sc. Life Sciences Meerut College Meerut,
Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut

Professional Experience:
2011-2012 : Post Doctural Fellow at Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
2010-2012 : Guest Faculty, TERI University, New Delhi.
2009-2010 : Scientist in Mayar Biotech Division, Mayar Group, New Delhi.
2005-2009 : Lecturer Department of Bioscience & Biotechnology at Banasthali University, Banasthali, Rajasthan.
2004-2005 : CSIR Research Scholar at Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants(CIMAP), Lucknow.
2003-2004 : Project Trainee at National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana.
Research Interests:
Systems Biology, Stress Biotechnology, Cancer Biology
Select Publications:
Katara P, Singh A, Ragav D, Sharma V (2010) Analysis of Regulatory Genomics and Gene Expression Pattern of Medicinal Importance Genes of Helicobacter Pylori. J Comput Sci Syst Biol 3: 010-015. doi:10.4172/jcsb.1000049.

Singh A, Hissar SA, Singh A, Sharma M, Gupta E, Sakuja P and Sarin Sk 2011. Kinetics of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen during 2 Years of Tenefovir Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B patients. Hepatology 54 S1: iiA-31A, 32A-1513A,The 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: The Liver Meeting 2011

Singh A, Mishra S., Raghav D., Shanker A. and Sharma V., 2008. In Silico Method for the Identification of Mycobacterial sp.Potential Drug Targets. ICCES, TECH SCIENCE PRESS, USA, vol.6, no.2, pp.119-123.

Shanker A., Singh A. and Sharma V. (2007). In silico mining in expressed sequences of Neurospora crassa for identification and abundance of microsatellites. Microbiological Research 162: 250-256.

Shanker A., Tripathi D., Khandelwal G., Sharma G., Agrawal S., Singh A. and Sharma V. (2006). Data mining and database development for simple sequence repeats of Takifugu rubripes (Japanese Pufferfish).Biochem. Cell. Arch. 6: 1-12.

Tripathi B.N, Kasana R., Singh V., Singh A., Sharma V. and Gaur J.P, 2009, Carotenoids and pH of the culture medium play important role in displaying metal stress in batch and semi-continuous cultures of Anabaena doliolum. Annals de limnologie, vol. 45, II, 119-125.

Singh.A, Sharma.S.A, Mishra.S, Sharma.A, Shasany.K.A, 2005.In Silico Mining and Classification of Monoterpene synthase Genes. ISBN 0- 9717880-0-6, ICCES, Tech Science Press, 1787-1791.

Singh A, Katara P. and Sharma V., 2009. Drug Discovery Process: An Overview. (Invited Review) DBT Newsletter BIOBYTES.

Shanker A., Singh A., S.Goyal, B.Rathi, V.S.Kumar, A. Sharma and A.K.Shasany, 2004.Database on multiple drug resistance. Proceedings of National Interactive Meet.

A.Singh, A.Shanker, S.Goyal, B.Rathi, A.Sharma and A.K.Shasany, 2004. The monoterpene synthase genes database (MSGene): The distribution of monoterpene synthase gene among different groups. Proceedings of National Interactive Meet.
Major Products Released:
DbMDR( A DATABASE OF MULTI DRUG RESISTANCE GENES: Comprehensive reference database, DbMDR database covers information of MDR genes & their distribution in organisms, Human Diseases caused by antibiotics resistant bacterial strains and references.

Database on multiple drug resistance. Proceedings of National Interactive Meet. (DbMDR(

Terpene bio-syntheticpathway database (Db-Terpene)-A comprehensive database of Terpenes: supported by the govt. of India scheme New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI).

Alkaloid biosynthetic pathway database(DbAlbioPath) : An alkaloid biosynthetic pathway database. It comprises of chemical structures with name, formulae, physical properties, SMILES generation, industrial application and map viewer of medicinal plants.

National & International Recognition:
Young Scientist Gold Medal and Cash Prize for the Best Research Paper & Oral presentation Award at National Conference Environmental Problems in India and Challenges to Plant Biologists (EPICPB) 4-5 Feb 2011 at Varanasi.


Best Paper Award at HIV/AIDS and TUBERCULOSIS 2006 International Conference/ CME, held at AIIMS,New Delhi, India.

CSIR Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) Award.

Award for University Minor Research Project for the facilitation of Research on “Potential Drug Target Identification for M.tuberculosis”.

Best Exhibitory Award at Bangalore Bio 2009.

DBT, BITP program coordinator.
Projects and Grants:
Project Title Sponsoring Agency
1 Database Development of Stress Tolerance Genes to Identify Common Genes of Cross Tolerance against Stress. UGC
2 Potential Drug Target Identification for M.tuberculosis. UGC
3 Travel Grant for presenting Paper in an international Conference at Honolulu Hawaii, USA. entitled ”in silico Method for the Identification of Mycobacterial sp. Potential Drug Targets” DBT
4 Identification and functional characterization of genes responsible for metal (Al) tolerance in wild and crop plants dated 01-04-2008 to 31March 2010; DST/INT/JAP/P-60/2008: Member DST - JSPS

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