Team Member

Dr. Chirag Jain
Post Doc

Phone: + 49 89 3187-49271
Building/Room: Campus Neuherberg, building 3620, room 040a


Academic and Research Activities

Since Sept. 2017

Post-doctoral studies, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research, Munich, Germany. “Development of therapeutic strategies for the improved metabolic functions of insulin producing beta-cells.”
Feb. 2017 - June 2017 Guest Researcher Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging, Köln, Germany. “Role of GNMT (Glycine N-methyl transferase) and polyamine metabolism in longevity of Drosophila melanogaster.”
Aug. 2013 - Jan.  2017 Doctoral studies (Ph.D.) Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging, Köln, Germany. “Role of mitochondria and metabolism in Insulin/IGF-like signalling-mediated lifespan extension in Drosophila melanogaster.” Max Planck Fellowship
July 2011 - June 2013 Junior Research Fellow Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Research (inStem:NCBS), Bengaluru, India
July 2008 – June 2011

Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

January 2010 – March 2011

Research Internships for Master’s degree. National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi, India. Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Mumbai, India

July 2005 – June 2008

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biotechnology D.A.V.V. University, Indore, India



Tiku V, Jain C, Raz Y, Nakamura S, Heestand B, Liu W, Späth M, Suchiman HED, Müller RU, Slagboom PE, Partridge L, Antebi A. Small nucleoli are a cellular hallmark of longevity. Nat Commun. 2016 doi: 10.1038/ncomms16083.

Tain LS, Sehlke R, Jain C, Chokkalingam M, Nagaraj N, Essers P, Rassner M, Grönke S, Froelich J, Dieterich C, Mann M, Alic N, Beyer A, Partridge L. A proteomic atlas of insulin signalling reveals tissue-specific mechanisms of longevity assurance. Mol Syst Biol. 2017 doi: 10.15252/msb.20177663.

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