Jiangnan Luo

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Jiangnan Luo


Jiangnan Luo


08-15 95 22
Svante Arrheniusväg 18 B
Stockholms universitet
106 91 Stockholm


I am interested in the mechanisms how insulin signaling is regulated by multiple factors in the central nervous system of Drosophila and how physiology and behaviors are regulated by insulin signaling.



Jiangnan Luo, Yiting Liu, Dick R. Nässel. 2017. Transcriptional Reorganization of Drosophila Motor Neurons and Their Muscular Junctions toward a Neuroendocrine Phenotype by the bHLH Protein Dimmed. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 10.

Yiting Liu, Jiangnan Luo, Dick R. Nässel. 2016. The Drosophila Transcription Factor Dimmed Affects Neuronal Growth and Differentiation in Multiple Ways Depending on Neuron Type and Developmental Stage. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 9.

Dick R. Nässel, Yiting Liu, Jiangnan Luo. 2015. Insulin/IGF signaling and its regulation in Drosophila. General and Comparative Endocrinology 221: 255-266.

Yiting Liu, Jiangnan Luo, Mikael A. Carlsson, Dick R. Nässel. 2015. Serotonin and insulin-like peptides modulate leucokinin-producing neurons that affect feeding and water homeostasis in Drosophila. Journal of Comparative Neurology 523: 1840-1863.

Jiangnan Luo, Oleh V. Lushchak, Philip Goergen, Michael J. Williams, Dick R. Nässel. 2014. Drosophila Insulin-Producing Cells Are Differentially Modulated by Serotonin and Octopamine Receptors and Affect Social Behavior. PLoS ONE 9: e99732.

Jiangnan Luo, Yiting Liu, Dick R. Nässel. 2013. Insulin/IGF-Regulated Size Scaling of Neuroendocrine Cells Expressing the bHLH Transcription Factor Dimmed in Drosophila. PLOS Genetics 9.

Dick R. Nässel, Olga I. Kubrak, Yiting Liu, Jiangnan Luo, Oleh V. Lushchak. 2013. Factors that regulate insulin producing cells and their output in Drosophila. Frontiers in Physiology 4.

Neval Kapan, Oleh V. Lushchak, Jiangnan Luo, Dick R. Nässel. 2012. Identified peptidergic neurons in the Drosophila brain regulate insulin-producing cells, stress responses and metabolism by coexpressed short neuropeptide F and corazonin. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (CMLS) 69: 4051-4066.

Jiangnan Luo, Jaime Becnel, Charles D Nichols, Dick R. Nässel. 2012. Insulin-producing cells in the brain of adult Drosophila are regulated by the serotonin 5-HT(1A) receptor. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (CMLS) 69: 471-484.

Ryan T. Birse, Jeannette A. E. Söderberg, Jiangnan Luo, Åsa M. E. Winther, Dick R. Nässel. 2011. Regulation of insulin-producing cells in the adult Drosophila brain via the tachykinin peptide receptor DTKR. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 4201-4208.

Jaime Becnel, Oralee Johnson, Jiangnan Luo, Dick R. Nässel, Charles D. Nichols. 2011. The Serotonin 5-HT(7)Dro Receptor Is Expressed in the Brain of Drosophila, and Is Essential for Normal Courtship and Mating. PLoS ONE 6: e20800.

Övrigt vetenskapligt

Jiangnan Luo. 2013. Regulation of insulin signaling and its developmental and functional roles on peptidergic neurons in the Drosophila central nervous system. Doctoral thesis. Department of Zoology, Stockholm University.

Jiangnan Luo, Oleh Lushchak, Dick Nässel. Insulin producing cells are differentially regulated by serotonin and octopamine receptors.

Jiangnan Luo, Yiting Liu, Dick Nässel. Roles of insulin-like peptides and leucokinin in feeding and water homeostasis in Drosophila.

Yiting Liu, Jiangnan Luo, Dick R. Nässel. Multiple effects of the transcription factor Dimmed and the insulin receptor on growth and differentiation vary among neuron types and developmental stages in Drosophila.