Parmit Kumar Singh

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Parmit Kumar Singh, PhD
National Institutes of Health
USA

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Biography

Dr. Parmit Kumar Singh completed his PhD at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India. Dr. Singh determined the threshold size of duplicated DNA that titrates repeat induced point mutation (RIP) machinery. Moreover, He identified the first wild-isolate strain of Neurospora as a dominant suppressor of meiotic silencing. Both RIP and meiotic silencing are genome defense process in Neurospora. Currently, He is trying to understand the integration preference of HIV-1 and his results, based on one million integration sites of HIV-1 in human cultured cells, showed that HIV-1 has preference for the highly spliced and cancer genes. Dr. Singh also involved in teaching at the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Science (FAES), and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Research Interest

Dr. Parmit Kumar Singhs Research Interest:

  • Retrovirology
  • HIV-1
  • Retroelements
  • Retrotransposons
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics

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