Dr. Desh Deepak Singh

Associate Professor
Bioinformatics & Structural Biology
Indian Institute of Advanced Research


Tel: 91-79-30514150
Fax: 91-79-30514110
E-Mail: ddsinghiiar.res.in
Mail Address:
The Puri Foundation For Education in India.
Koba Institutional Area,
Koba, Gandhingar - 382007

  PhD: 2002, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research NIPER   
  Post-Doc: 2003-2005,DBT-Post-Doctoral Fellow, Molecular Biophysics Unit,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,

Selected Publications:

  • Divya Nair, CG Suresh, D D Singh (2011) Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray characterization of an haemagglutinin from the seeds of Jatropha curcas. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 67, 1534-36
  • Patra D, Srikalaivani R, Misra A, Singh DD, Selvaraj M, Vijayan M. (2010). Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray studies of a secreted lectin (Rv1419) from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 66, 1662-5.
  • Singh, DD. (2009). Large gene families and drug design. Biobytes 4, 19-21
  • Singh, DD (2009). Bioinformatics-Structural Biology interface. In Bioinformatics Applications in Life and Environmental Sciences (Fulekar, M.H., ed), Capital Publishing Company (jointly with Springer publishers), New Delhi, 25-33.
  • Singh, V., Singh D. D., (2008). Leishmania major: Genome analysis for identification of putative adhesin-like and other surface proteins. Exp. Parasitol. 118, 139-145.
  • Sharma, A., Chandran, D., Singh, D. D. and Vijayan, M. (2007). Multiplicity of carbohydrate-binding sites in β-prism fold lectins. J. Bioscience 32, 1089-1110.
  • Singh, D. D., Chandran, D., Jeyakani, J. and Chandra, N. (2007). Scanning the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to identify potential lectins. Protein & Peptide Letters 14, 683-691.
  • Chandra, N. R., Kumar, N., Jeyakani, J., Singh, D. D., Gowda, S. B. and Prathima, M. (2006) Lectindb: A Plant Lectin database. Glycobiology 16, 938-46.
  • Singh, D.D., Saikrishnan, K., Kumar, P., Sekar, K., Surolia, A. and Vijayan, M. (2005). Unusual sugar specificity of banana lectin from Musa Paradisiaca and its probable evolutionary origin. Crystallographic and modelling studies. Glycobiology 15, 1025-32.