Petra Oyston

Petra Oyston – Technical Fellow Molecular Microbiology and Synthetic Biology Chemical, Biological and Radiological Division


Petra Oyston is Dstl’s lead on Synthetic Biology, with a role in identifying potential applications for this emerging and potentially disruptive technology to address some of the intractable problems faced by defence. The focus of her efforts has been to stimulate a community in the UK applying synthetic biology to the production of novel materials.