About us

The University of Toronto is a major centre for research in large-scale, quantitative and computational biology. Research in these areas goes on in a large number of departments and institutes. The Collaborative Graduate Program in Genome Biology and Bioinformatics (GBB) is the PhD program that brings all of them together. Read more in a message from our Director, Belinda Chang.

Program Committee:

Collaborating Department Representative
Biochemistry Boris Steipe
Cell and Systems Biology Alan Moses
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Krishna Mahadevan
Computer Science Jared Simpson
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Belinda Chang (Program Director)
Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Christopher Yip
Institute of Medical Science Claudia dos Santos
Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology David Irwin
Medical Biophysics Michael Hoffman
Molecular Genetics Fritz Roth