Research Funding

  • September 7, 2018 - August 31, 2023 - Redesigning a Neuron's Breath: A Modern Twist to Classical Oxygen Biology, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: DP5OD026398
  • September 7, 2018 - August 31, 2023 - Redesigning a Neuron's Breath: A Modern Twist to Classical Oxygen Biology, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: DP5OD026398
  • September 7, 2018 - August 31, 2023 - Redesigning a Neuron's Breath: A Modern Twist to Classical Oxygen Biology, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: DP5OD026398
  • September 7, 2018 - August 31, 2023 - Redesigning a Neuron's Breath: A Modern Twist to Classical Oxygen Biology, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: DP5OD026398

Education

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2012, Chemical and Physical Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, PhD, 2017, Computer Science, Systems Biology

Honors & Awards

  • 2017
    Harold Weintraub Graduate Student Award
  • 2016
    Philanthropic Educational Organization National Scholar Award
  • 2011
    Barry Goldwater Scholarship
  • 2009
    Glamour Magazine's Top 10 College Women
  • 2008
    Discover Magazine's Top Five Scientists Under 20
  • 2007-2008
    Siemens Math, Science & Technology Competition, National Winner
  • 2008
    L'Oreal Women in Science, Invited Panelist
  • 2008
    Intel Science Talent Search Finalist
  • 2007
    Intel Science and Engineering Fair, First Place Award
  • 2004
    36th Int'l Metallographic Contest – First Prize, George Kehl Award
  • 2003
    First Prize, Nat'l Educators Workshop, Undergrad Research Poster Contest

Selected Publications

  1. Shivaraju M, Chitta UK, Grange RMH, Jain IH, Capen D, Liao L, Xu J, Ichinose F, Zapol WM, Mootha VK, Rajagopal J Airway stem cells sense hypoxia and differentiate into protective solitary neuroendocrine cells.  View on PubMed
  2. Baik AH, Jain IH Turning the Oxygen Dial: Balancing the Highs and Lows.  View on PubMed
  3. Jain IH, Calvo SE, Markhard AL, Skinner OS, To TL, Ast T, Mootha VK Genetic Screen for Cell Fitness in High or Low Oxygen Highlights Mitochondrial and Lipid Metabolism.  View on PubMed
  4. Jain IH, Zazzeron L, Goldberger O, Marutani E, Wojtkiewicz GR, Ast T, Wang H, Schleifer G, Stepanova A, Brepoels K, Schoonjans L, Carmeliet P, Galkin A, Ichinose F, Zapol WM, Mootha VK Leigh Syndrome Mouse Model Can Be Rescued by Interventions that Normalize Brain Hyperoxia, but Not HIF Activation.  View on PubMed
  5. Ferrari M, Jain IH, Goldberger O, Rezoagli E, Thoonen R, Cheng KH, Sosnovik DE, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Mootha VK, Zapol WM Hypoxia treatment reverses neurodegenerative disease in a mouse model of Leigh syndrome.  View on PubMed
  6. Jain IH, Zazzeron L, Goli R, Alexa K, Schatzman-Bone S, Dhillon H, Goldberger O, Peng J, Shalem O, Sanjana NE, Zhang F, Goessling W, Zapol WM, Mootha VK Hypoxia as a therapy for mitochondrial disease.  View on PubMed
  7. Jain IH, Vijayan V, O'Shea EK Spatial ordering of chromosomes enhances the fidelity of chromosome partitioning in cyanobacteria.  View on PubMed
  8. Vijayan V, Jain IH, O'Shea EK A high resolution map of a cyanobacterial transcriptome.  View on PubMed
  9. Jain I, Iovine K The making of a young scientist.  View on PubMed
  10. Hoptak-Solga AD, Nielsen S, Jain I, Thummel R, Hyde DR, Iovine MK Connexin43 (GJA1) is required in the population of dividing cells during fin regeneration.  View on PubMed
  11. Jain I, Stroka C, Yan J, Huang WM, Iovine MK Bone growth in zebrafish fins occurs via multiple pulses of cell proliferation.  View on PubMed

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