RESEARCH GROUP STEWART

James Bruce Stewart

Group Leader

Nationality
Canadian

Scientific Career

2014- presentMax Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany.
2009-2014Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany.
2005-2009Postdoctoral Fellow Karolinska Institutet, Division of Metabolic Diseases Stockholm, Sweden.

Education 

2006PhD. Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. Thesis "The evolution of mitochondrial genome structure and function in insects".
2001MSc. Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. Thesis "The Complete Mitochondrial DNA Sequence of the Spotted Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris duodecimpunctata".
1997BSc (Hons). Biology w/ Chemistry minor. University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Scientific Activities

2020Grant review panel member, Research Grants program of the Lily
Foundation (UK)
2018Ad-hoc Reviewer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research
Council of Canada
2017Faculty Co-coordinator, Young MitoScientist satellite meeting
for EUROMIT 10
2016Ad-hoc Reviewer, Polish National Science
2016Ad-hoc Reviewer, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, France
2015Ad-hoc Reviewer, Human Frontiers Science Program, Strasberg,
France
2014-2018Ad-hoc Reviewer, Deutsch Forschung Gemeinschaft
2014-2016Ad-hoc Reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation
2014Ad-hoc Reviewer, Medical Research Council (United Kingdom)

Awards 

2013Chairman's Award. United Mitochondria Disease Foundation award for the highest-ranked grant proposal
2008Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers. The Wenner-Gren Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
2007Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers. The Wenner-Gren Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden