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Jogender Tushir-Singh, PhD

Associate Professor at University of California, Davis

Former RTI Lab: Zamore Lab
Training Period: 2008 - 2013 
Prior Academic Degree Institution: Notre Dame

Tushir-Singh Lab

  Jogender Tushir-Singh    @TushirSingh_Lab

With postdoctoral and industrial training, Dr. Jogender Tushir-Singh, Ph.D. is a rare investigator in academic settings. Dr. Tushir-Singh carried out his graduate work at the University of Notre Dame under Dr. D’souza-Schorey, Dept. of Biological Sciences. He went on to do his postdoctoral research at Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UMass Chan Medical School, with Dr. Phillip Zamore.

Before joining the University of Virginia, Dr. Tushir-Singh held Senior Biology Investigator and principal scientist positions at Abbvie Inc., Boehringer-Ingelheim Inc. Pharmaceuticals. He worked closely with antibody engineering, bispecific antibodies, and antibody conjugates. In September 2015, Dr. Tushir-Singh returned to academia and took his first faculty position to start antibody engineering research in his laboratory of novel biologics at the University of Virginia, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. In Sept. 2021, his laboratory moved to the University of California Davis, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Tushir-Singh is an Early Career Investigator of Ovarian Cancer Academy and is supported by funding from the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) and National Cancer Institute (NCI, NIH).