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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 & Function


High throughput technology platforms and computational resources

Centre for Computational Biology

Hospital for Sick Children

Support and services

Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics

SLRI, UHN, SickKids, St. Michael's

Mouse phenogenomics

Centre for Modeling Human Disease

Centre for Phenogenomics

Gene trap database

Centre for Global eHealth Innovation

University Health Network, University of Toronto


Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network


Cancer Biomarkers

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


1000s of cancer genomes

Centre for Mathematical Medicine

Fields Institute

Medical Applications of Math