Vineeta Singh

Vineeta works as a scientist at the National Institute of Malaria Research, Delhi – one of the premier institutes under the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Education and Achievements:

  • She has a PhD in Biotechnology from BITS, Pilani.

Some of her notable publications include:

  • Singh V. “Antimicrobial Resistance” in Microbial pathogens and strategies for combating them: science, technology and education (A. Méndez-Vilas, Ed.) 2013, Volume 1: 291-296.
  • Purva Gupta,Veena Pande, Aparup Das, and Vineeta Singh. Genetic Polymorphisms in VIR Genes among Indian Plasmodium vivax Populations Korean J Parasitol. Oct 2014; 52(5): 557–564. Published online Oct 22, doi: 10.3347/kjp.2014.52.5.557.
  • P Gupta, R Singh, H Khan, A Raza, V Yadavendu, RM Bhatt, Vineeta Singh. Genetic profiling of the Plasmodium falciparum population using antigenic molecular markers. The Scientific World Journal Vol 2014, Article ID 140867, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/140867.

Her job profile is diverse ranging from research in the field of parasite biology to mentoring PhD students. She also has research projects in collaboration with the National Institute of Health, USA. She has several research projects funded by DBT, ICMR and industry and has another one in collaboration with National Institute of Health, USA and several peer reviewed papers in various international journals. Her long term aim is to achieve more insight about the malaria pathogenesis which seems to be changing rapidly.

Apart from being a devoted researcher she is also passionate about reading, watching plays and nature walking.