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Departments, Institutes and Centres

It may be useful to use the cross-referenced lists for Research Areas, Research Organisms, and Departmental Affiliations on the Collaborative Graduate Program in Genome Biology and Bioinformatics website to identify specific people within the following Departments / Institutes / Centres. TorBUG (Toronto Bioinformatics Users Group) may also be of interest.

The following Departments and Institutes are formally involved in the Collaborative Graduate Program in Genome Biology and Bioinformatics:

The Department of Computer Science also has a Computational Biology Group and the Department of Molecular Genetics has a Computational Biology Track in its PhD program.

These University of Toronto departments and affiliated institutes have some activities in bioinformatics, and genome-scale and computational biology.

The following Centres cannot grant degrees but are good resources and are associated with many faculty who do bioinformatics, computational- and genome-scale-biology research.


Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution & FunctionCAGEFHigh throughput technology platforms and computational resources
Centre for Computational BiologyHospital for Sick ChildrenSupport and services
Toronto Centre for PhenogenomicsSLRI, UHN, SickKids, St. Michael'sMouse phenogenomics
Centre for Modeling Human DiseaseCentre for PhenogenomicsGene trap database
Centre for Global eHealth InnovationUniversity Health Network, University of TorontoeHealth
Ontario Cancer Biomarker NetworkMaRSCancer Biomarkers
Ontario Institute for Cancer ResearchMaRS1000s of cancer genomes
Centre for Mathematical MedicineFields InstituteMedical Applications of Math