Satinder Kaur Singh PhD

Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramStructural BiologyCellular & Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Chemical neurotransmission; Neuropsychiatric disease; Epilepsy; Neuropharmacology; Biogenic amine; Gamma-aminobutyric acid; Neurotransmitter transporter; Antidepressant; Structural neurobiology; X-ray crystallography; Transporter kinetics more...


  • B.S., University of Minnesota, 1995
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Singh, S.K. and Pal, A. Biophysical approaches to the study of LeuT, a prokaryotic homolog of neurotransmitter sodium symporters. Methods Enzymol., 557:167-198, 2015
  • Nasr, ML and Singh, SK. Radioligand binding to nanodisc-reconstituted membrane transporters assessed by the scintillation proximity assay. Biochemistry, 53: 4-6, 2014
  • Singh SK. LeuT: A prokaryotic stepping stone on the way to a eukaryotic neurotransmitter transporter structure. Channels, 2:380-389, 2008.



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