Dr. A.B. Singh, Emeritus Scientist (Ex), CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi University Campus, Delhi, India.
Dr. A.B. Singh has more than 40 years research experience in pollen and fungal allergy and has been coordinator of multi-centered project on "Aeroallergen and Human Health" sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forest, New Delhi. He has completed many projects from EPA USA, ICMR and Ministry of Environment and Forest on pollen and fungal allergens survey and indentified important allergens of the country triggering allergic symptoms like asthma, rhinitis and dermatitis, etc. He worked at Nebraska University as Borlaug Fellow of USA on genetically modified food safety assessments and has been involved in EPA funded project on Legume Food Allergy in India. He has compiled National Pollen Calendar of India for allergy diagnosis and treatment. He was Vice President, Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthama and Clinical Immunology (2010-2013) and on several committees of World Allergy Organization (WAO), Secretary General of South Asia Association of Allergy, Asthama and Clinical Immunology (SAAACI), Indian College of Asthma and Applied Immunology (ICAAI) and Indian Aerobiological Society (IAS) for past several years. He has reviewed many projects from different funding organizations and is a regular reviewer of several International Journals of Allergy and Immunology.
He is founder Editor-in-Chief of Indian Journal of Aerobiology since its inception in 1982 and Associate editor of Indian Journal of Allergy and Immunology. He has delivered more than 250 guest lectures and invited talks in International and National conferences on Allergy, Asthma and Aerobiology in different countries and in India. He has extensively travelled abroad to USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, and South East Asia, etc. as visiting faculty and guest speaker. He has several awards and honors to his credit. He is recipient of Charles Richet Prize for fundamental work in Allergy, Scientist of the year by FESE, India, and has received Lifetime Achievement Award from International Asthma Services, USA. He has delivered many Oration Lectures at various scientific forums, supervised more than 20 Ph.D. and M.Phil. students and has contributed more than 200 research papers in International and National journals of repute and chapters in different books.
Dr. Asha Khandelwal