Dr. Dipty Singh









Scientist 'C'

Transmission Electron Microscopy
Phone: +( 91-22) 2419-2046
Email: singhd@nirrh.res.in

Academic Background

  • Ph.D : University of Mumbai (Life Sciences), 2010
  • M.Sc : University of Allahabad (Biotechnology), 2004


Professional Experience

Scientist NIRRH
March 2013 –Till date
Research Associate
Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, IIT Mumbai
July 2010-Feb 2013
Research Associate
Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai
April 2010-June 2010
Visiting Faculty
Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai
Visiting Faculty
Biotechnology Department, Institute of Science, University of Mumbai
Life Sciences,UM-DAE CBS
Industrial Training (BITP)
Hindustan Lever Ltd., Mumbai
Oct. 2004-March 2005





Research Interests

  • Reproductive biology

  • Endocrine disruptors

  • Bacterial cell division proteins and their small molecule inhibitors

Awards & Achievements

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (DBT-RAship) from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), 2010-2013.

  • Vice Chancellor Scholarship, University of Mumbai, 2008-2010.

  • Amy Rustomjee International Scholarship (Women Graduates Union) for the year 2007.

  • Scholarship for Biotech Industrial Training Programme (BITP) from DBT.

  • Scholarship during M.Sc. from DBT, 2002-2004

(Last 10)

  1. Vijaykumar T, Singh D, Dhumal RV, Vanage GR, Dighe VD. Bisphenol A induced ultrastructural changes in Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) Testes. IJMR (accepted); 2016
  2. Dayal N, Thakur M, Patil P, Singh D, Vanage G, Joshi DS. Histological and genotoxic evaluation of gold nanoparticles in ovarian cells of Zebrafish (Danio rerio). J Nanopart Res, 2016, 18:1-12 DOI 10.1007/s11051-016-3549-0.
  3. Thakur M, Gupta H, Singh D, Mohanthy IR, Maheswari U, Vanage G, Joshi DS. Evaluation of histopathological and ultra structural changes in the testicular cells of wistar rats post chronic exposure to gold nanoparticles. IJBT (accepted); 2016.
  4. Bhattacharya A, Ray S, Singh D, Dhaked HP, Panda D. ZapC promotes assembly and stability of FtsZ filaments by binding at a different site on FtsZ than ZipA. Int J Biol Macromol, 2015, 81:435442
  5. Rathore M, Gupta H, Singh D, Mohanti IR, Maheswari U, Vanage G, Joshi DS. Histopathological and ultra structural effects of nanoparticles on rat testis following 90 days (Chronic study) of repeated oral administration. J Nanobiotechnology, 2014, 12:42.
  6. Singh D, Bhattacharya A, Rai A, Dhaked HP, Awasthi D, Ojima I, Panda D. SB-RA-2001 inhibits bacterial proliferation by targeting FtsZ assembly. Biochemistry. 2014, 13:53(18):2979-92.
  7. Singh D and Fulekar MH. Benzene bioremediation using cow dung microflora in two phase partitioning bioreactor. J Hazardous Material, 2010, 175: 336343
  8. Singh D and Fulekar MH. Bioremediation of phenol by a novel partitioning bioreactor using cow dung microbial consortia. Biotechnology J, 2009, 4:423431
  9. Singh D and Fulekar MH. Bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons (Benzene, Toluene and o-Xylene) by Pseudomonas putida strain MHF 7109 isolated from cow dung microbial consortium. Clean Soil Air Water, 2010, 38:781-786
  10. Singh D and Fulekar MH. Bioremediation of Benzene, Toluene and o-Xylene by cow dung microbial consortium. J Applied Biosciences, 2009, 14:788-795

Ongoing Research Projects:

  1. Purification, Characterization of Neisseria gonorrhoeae cell division protein FtsZ and evaluation of its potential as a novel antibacterial drug target (NIRRH Core Grant)
  2. Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanism of action of cypermethrin on reproductive functions of male and female rats (NIRRH Core Grant)