Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences (Silwood Park)

Research Fellow (NERC Fellowship)



+44 (0)20 7594 2327o.windram




N3.1MunroSilwood Park





My research involves generation and interpretation of large scale omics data using network modelling techniques. Also, my research focuses on taking this novel systems biology based data and using it to generate novel organism phenotypes through synthetic biology approaches. These phenotypes involve the generation of organisms useful for agriculture and other industries such as crop plants with enhanced defence capabilities and organisms capable of producing useful chemicals and proteins.

There are a range of projects currently underway in the group for more details please see my Research Interests.

If you are interested in conduting MRes or UROP projects in areas of remote sensing (including hardware development for UAVs), Systems and Synthetic biology as well as general plant pathology please contact me.



Windram OPF, Rodrigues RTL, Lee S, et al., 2017, Engineering microbial phenotypes through rewiring of genetic networks, Nucleic Acids Research, Vol:45, ISSN:0305-1048, Pages:4984-4993

Windram O, Denby KJ, 2015, Modelling signaling networks underlying plant defence, Current Opinion in Plant Biology, Vol:27, ISSN:1369-5266, Pages:165-171

Windram O, Penfold CA, Denby KJ, 2014, Network Modeling to Understand Plant Immunity, Annual Review of Phytopathology, Vol 52, Vol:52, ISSN:0066-4286, Pages:93-111

Windram O, Madhou P, McHattie S, et al., 2012, Arabidopsis Defense against Botrytis cinerea: Chronology and Regulation Deciphered by High-Resolution Temporal Transcriptomic Analysis, Plant Cell, Vol:24, ISSN:1040-4651, Pages:3530-3557

Davidson EA, Windram OPF, Bayer TS, 2012, Building Synthetic Systems to Learn Nature's Design Principles, Evolutionary Systems Biology, Vol:751, ISSN:0065-2598, Pages:411-429

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