Professional Bio: Mona Singh obtained her AB and SM degrees at Harvard University, and her PhD at MIT, all three in Computer Science. She did postdoctoral work at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She has been on the faculty at Princeton since 1999, and currently she is Professor of Computer Science in the computer science department and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. She received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2001, and is a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology and a Fellow for the Association for Computing Machinery. She is Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Computational Biology. She has been program committee chair for several major computational biology conferences, including ISMB (2010), WABI (2010), ACM-BCB (2012), and RECOMB (2016), and has been Chair of the NIH Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems Study Section (2012-2014).
Less Professional Bio: I was born in Jhansi, India. I attended La Martiniere's Girl School in Lucknow, India; early elementary school outside of London, England; PS233 in Brooklyn, NY; Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia Hills, Alabama; and Indian Springs School in Helena, Alabama. My husband and I have two sons and a Wheaton terrier, Marge.