Dr Amit Singhal

Amit Singhal is a Principal Investigator at the Infectious Diseases Labs (ID labs) and Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), institutes of A*STAR, Singapore. He also holds an affiliation with LKC School of Medicine, a joint venture of Nanyang Technological University & Imperial College London. He received his PhD in Life Sciences from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and performed post-doctoral research at the Institute Pasteur, Brussels and Novartis institute of Tropical Medicine, Singapore. He joined A*STAR in 2010 and started his independent group in 2014. He is applying various basic and advanced omics approaches to understand the mechanisms utilized by pathogens for evading host’s immuno-metabolic signaling. The information gained from these studies is being exploited for designing clinically relevant host-directed therapies. His current work is supported by grants from the NMRC-Singapore and NIH-USA.