Genomics Lab

Ashutosh Singhal

Ashutosh Singhal, Ph.D.
Chief Data Officer &
Associate Vice-President, EDA
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Data Science

The focus of the genomics lab is to develop novel next-generation sequencing methods to identify genomic aberrations that cause disease or drug resistance and use our expertise to serve Meharry and the broader scientific community.

Lab Members

Khandoker Rahad
Postdoctoral Fellow

Grant Support

    Research Capacity Core
    2022 – 2027
  • National Institutes of Health
    The Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) Coordinating Center Administrative Core
    2021– 2023
  • National Science Foundation
    MRI: Acquisition of a High-Performance Computer System to Support Research and Training in Computational Biology and Data Science at Meharry Medical College
    2021 – 2024


  • Q. Wang*, V. Gupta, A. Cao, A. Singhal, T. Gary, S. E. Adunyah (2023) A Case Study of Enhancing Data Science Capacity of an RCMI Program at a Historically Black Medical College. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20 (6): 4775.
  • C. S. Awad, Y. Deng, J. Kwagyan, A. Roche-Lima, P. B. Tchounwou, Q. Wang, M. Y. Idris (2022) Summary of Year-One Effort of the RCMI Consortium to Enhance Research Capacity and Diversity with Data Science. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(1): 279.
  • Q. Wang*, A. Cao, V. Gupta, A. Singhal, T. Gary (2022) Data Science to Enhance Research Capacity of a Research-Intensive Medical College. 2022 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), pp. 2151-2152.