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School of Biological Sciences & Biotechnology

Vijai Singh

Present Position Assistant Professor, Microbiology
Contact No. +91-79-30514235
Ph.D. Biotechnology (NBFGR, UPTU Lucknow, 2009)
Post Graduation Biotechnology (VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 2002)
Work Experience 7 Years
Postdoctoral Fellow 5 Years (Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology, France Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea)

Current Research Interests

  • Development of synthetic biology toolbox and novel gene circuits
  • Design of novel biosynthetic pathways
  • Development of heavy metals biosensors


  • Senior Research Fellowship (July 2003-May 2008) - Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
  • NET qualified in 2004.

Latest Five Publications

  • Singh V*., Gohil N., Remirez-García R., Braddick D., Fofié C.K. (2018). Recent advances in CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology for biological and biomedical investigations. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 119: 81-94. (IF: 3.085, 5 citations).
  • Singh V*., Gohil N., Remirez-García R (2018). New insight into the control of peptic ulcer by targeting the histamine H2 receptor. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 119(2):2003-2011 (IF: 3.085).
  • Singh V*., Braddick D., Dhar P.K. (2017). Exploring the potential of genome editing CRISPR-Cas9 technology. Gene 599: 1-18. (IF: 2.415, 29 citations).
  • Singh V*., Chaudhary D.K., Mani I., Dhar P.K. (2016). Recent advances and challenges of the use of cyanobacteria towards the production of biofuels. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 60: 1-10 (IF: 8.050) (15 citations).
  • Singh V* (2014). Recent advancements in synthetic biology: Current status and challenges. Gene 535(1): 1-11. (IF: 2.415, 44 citations).
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Additional Information

  • Reviewer - PLOS One, Journal of Royal Society Interface, Systems and Synthetic Biology, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Protein and Peptide Letters, Protein Expression & Purification, Annals of Clinical Microbiology & Antimicrobials, British Biotechnology Journal, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Aquaculture Research, African Journal of Biotechnology, African Journal of Microbiology Research, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Chemical Biology & Drug Design.

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