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 previous Director, Alan Moses.

Program Committee:

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