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.

Program Committee:

Collaborating DepartmentRepresentative
Cell and Systems BiologyAlan Moses
Cell and Systems BiologyNicholas Provart
BiochemistryBoris Steipe
Molecular GeneticsFritz Roth
Laboratory Medicine and PathobiologyDavid Irwin
Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyBelinda Chang (Program Director)
Institute of Medical ScienceClaudia dos Santos
Medical BiophysicsMichael Hoffman
Computer ScienceJared Simpson
IBBMEChristopher Yip
Chemical Engineering and Applied ChemistryKrishna Mahadevan