Founder Vice Chancellor

Dr. Jai Rup Singh
Founder Vice Chancellor
Central University of Punjab, Bathinda

Prof. Dr. Jai Rup Singh joined as the Founder Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Punjab (CUPB) on 28th February 2009. Prior to his joining this University, he was Vice Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar since July 2006. Internationally recognized scientist, Dr. Jai Rup Singh, is amongst pioneers of human genetics in India. He has done significant research on genetics of eye diseases, diabetes and population disease profiling. Following his strategy for identifying candidate genes, his group has localized several genes for congenital cataract. He was visiting Professor in many foreign universities; has delivered over 60 invited talks internationally and is represented on many national and international academic bodies. He has over 90 research publications.