Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Reader in Biomathematics



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Dr Vahid Shahrezaei is a Senior Lecturer in Biomathematics. Before joining Imperial he was a postdoctoral fellow in center for nonlinear dynamics at McGill University in Montreal. He did his PhD at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.

The main area of Dr Shahrezaei's research is Computational Molecular Systems Biology. He is interested in studying design principles that enable cells to function robustly, in spite of significant inherent stochasticity and environmental noise. To this end, a combination of analytical and computational methods is used to investigate the temporal, spatial and stochastic dynamics of biochemical networks.


Interested PhD students should contact Dr Shahrezaei by email.


For more information please check out the Personal Webpage.



Saint M, Bertaux F, Tang W, et al., 2019, Single-cell imaging and RNA sequencing reveal patterns of gene expression heterogeneity during fission yeast growth and adaptation, Nature Microbiology, Vol:4, ISSN:2058-5276, Pages:480-491

Uhia I, Priestman M, Joyce G, et al., 2018, Analysis of ParAB dynamics in mycobacteria shows active movement of ParB and differential inheritance of ParA, Plos One, Vol:13, ISSN:1932-6203, Pages:1-20

Bertaux F, Marguerat S, Shahrezaei V, 2018, Division rate, cell size and proteome allocation: impact on gene expression noise and implications for the dynamics of genetic circuits, Royal Society Open Science, Vol:5, ISSN:2054-5703

Shahrezaei V, Robertson B, Thomas P, et al., 2017, Mycobacteria modify their cell size control under sub-optimal carbon sources, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, Vol:5, ISSN:2296-634X

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