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  • Keshav K. Singh, Ph.D. Joy and Bill Harbert Endowed Chair

    Professor of Genetics, Pathology and Environmental Health, Founding Editor-in-Chief,

    Mitochondrion Journal, Director, Cancer Genetics Program, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Dr. Singh did his undergraduate degree in India, Ph.D. in Australia and the postdoctoral studies at Harvard, USA. After completing his postdoctoral

    studies, he joined John Hopkins as Assistant Professor of Oncology and Environmental Health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. In 2003, he

    moved to Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo NY as Associate Professor of Oncology. At Roswell he rose through the ranks to Professor and then in

    2010 to Distinguish Professor of Oncology.

    At present, he is Joy and Bill Harbert Endowed Chair and Director of Cancer

    Genetics at UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also a Professor of Environmental Health at UAB School of Public Health. Dr. Singh is the author

    of more than 100 research publications, 3 books. He serves on various expert panels in the United States, Italy, UK, Poland, Singapore and other

    countries. He has won numerous awards.

    He founded the Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine in India ( and United States ( These are registered

    professional nonprofit organizations. SMRM, India organizes symposium, conferences and workshop and create awareness about the emerging

    mitochondrial diseases in India. SMRM, India also help patients suffering with mitochondrial diseases.

    Besides several research grants from National Institute of Health, he was also funded from Center for Disease Control (USA) to carry out studies

    related to arsenic contamination in drinking water and development of cancer in Kolkata, India.

    Contact Information:

    Phone: (205) 934-2750