Benjamin J Stewart

Staff Scientist
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division
Phone: +19254242819


Post-Doctoral Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2009-2012

Ph.D., Toxicology, University of Colorado, 2008


Research Interests

Analytical biochemistry, chromatography, mass spectrometry, quantitative metabolism.


Selected Publications

Trott, J. F.; Hwang, V. J.; Ishimaru, T.; Chmiel, K. J.; Zhou, J. X.; Shim, K.; Stewart, B. J.; Mahjoub, M. R.; Jen, K. Y.; Barupal, D. K.; Li, X.; Weiss, R. H., Arginine reprogramming in ADPKD results in arginine-dependent cystogenesis. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology 2018, 315 (6), F1855-F1868.

Tkavc, R.; Matrosova, V. Y.; Grichenko, O. E.; Gostincar, C.; Volpe, R. P.; Klimenkova, P.; Gaidamakova, E. K.; Zhou, C. E.; Stewart, B. J.; Lyman, M. G.; Malfatti, S. A.; Rubinfeld, B.; Courtot, M.; Singh, J.; Dalgard, C. L.; Hamilton, T.; Frey, K. G.; Gunde-Cimerman, N.; Dugan, L.; Daly, M. J., Prospects for Fungal Bioremediation of Acidic Radioactive Waste Sites: Characterization and Genome Sequence of Rhodotorula taiwanensis MD1149. Frontiers in Microbiology 2018, 8 (2528).

Abu Aboud, O.; Habib, S. L.; Trott, J.; Stewart, B.; Liang, S.; Chaudhari, A. J.; Sutcliffe, J.; Weiss, R. H., Glutamine Addiction in Kidney Cancer Suppresses Oxidative Stress and Can Be Exploited for Real-Time Imaging. Cancer Res 2017, 77 (23), 6746-6758.

Stewart, B. J.; Navid, A.; Kulp, K. S.; Knaack, J. L.; Bench, G., D-Lactate production as a function of glucose metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast 2013, 30 (2), 81-91.

Thomas, A. T.; Stewart, B. J.; Ognibene, T. J.; Turteltaub, K. W.; Bench, G., Directly Coupled High-Performance Liquid Chromatography–Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Measurement of Chemically Modified Protein and Peptides. Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85 (7), 3644-3650.

Navid, A.; Ng, D.; Stewart, B.; Wong, S.; Lightstone, F., Quantitative In Silico analysis of transient metabolism of acetaminophen and associated causes of hepatotoxicity in humans. In Silico Pharmacology 2013, 1 (1), 14.

Stewart, B. J.; Bench, G.; Buchholz, B. A.; Haack, K. W.; Malfatti, M. A.; Ognibene, T. J.; Turteltaub, K. W., Accelerator Mass Spectrometry in Pharmaceutical Development. In Mass Spectrometry Handbook, Lee, M. S., Ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, New Jersey, 2012; pp 259-269.

Jiao, Y.; Navid, A.; Stewart, B. J.; McKinlay, J. B.; Thelen, M. P.; Pett-Ridge, J., Syntrophic metabolism of a co-culture containing Clostridium cellulolyticum and Rhodopseudomonas palustris for hydrogen production. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2012, 37 (16), 11719-11726. 

Stewart, B. J.; Navid, A.; Turteltaub, K. W.; Bench, G., Yeast dynamic metabolic flux measurement in nutrient-rich media by HPLC and accelerator mass spectrometry. Anal Chem 2010, 82 (23), 9812-7.

Stewart, B. J.; Doorn, J. A.; Petersen, D. R., Residue-specific adduction of tubulin by 4-hydroxynonenal and 4-oxononenal causes cross-linking and inhibits polymerization. Chemical research in toxicology 2007, 20 (8), 1111-9.