Acting Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute (NCI); Director, NCI Division of Cancer Biology; and Co-Chair, Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel
Dinah Singer, PhD, is acting deputy director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and director of the NCI Division of Cancer Biology. She currently serves as a co-chair of the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel. After receiving her BS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her PhD from Columbia University, Dr. Singer was a postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Biochemistry, NCI, and a senior investigator in the Experimental Immunology Branch, NCI.
Dr. Singer serves on a number of scientific and advisory boards, is a member of the American Association of Immunologists and the American Association of Cancer Researchers, and has served as a senior science officer at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her research interests are in the areas of regulation of transcription, gene expression and molecular immunology. Dr. Singer serves in leadership positions on a variety of trans-NIH scientific and administrative committees, including NIH Common Fund initiatives. She has trained a large number of post-doctoral fellows, post-baccalaureate students and high school students who have gone on to successful scientific careers.