This page focuses on the Toronto Computational Biology community. A central computational biology site has been set up at http://www.compbio.utoronto.ca/ which has more up to date information than this site.

Seminars

An up to date list of computational biology relevant seminars in Toronto is maintained at http://compbio.cs.toronto.edu/cbl/events.htm (in a Google Calendar).

Additional seminar lists:

Conferences

A list of conferences that members of the Bader lab will attend or have attended is on the Conferences page.

Courses

The University of Toronto offers a number of courses and programs in computational biology.

Seneca College also offers a bioinformatics program.

The University of Waterloo undergraduate bioinformatics co-op program and bioinformatics research group.

Toronto Computational Biology Community

University of Toronto

Mainly computational

Gary Bader

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Molecular Genetics, Computer Science

Biomolecular interaction networks and pathways, molecular profiles, cancer

Nizar Batada

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Epigenetics, noncoding RNA, genomics

Anthony Bonner

Computer Science

Computational biology algorithms, machine learning

Michael Brudno

Computer Science, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research

Computational biology algorithms

Asher Cutter

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary genetics

Hue-Sun Chan

Biochemistry, Medical Genetics

Computational protein folding

Brendan Frey

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research

Bayesian networks, machine learning algorithms

Igor Jurisica

Ontario Cancer Institute @ MaRS, Computer Science

Cancer informatics

Philip Kim

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Molecular Genetics, Computer Science

Biological networks, genomics, protein structure and function

Ryan Lilien

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Computer Science, Banting and Best

Computational structural biology

Radhakrishnan Mahadevan

Chemical Engineering, IBBME

Systems analysis and engineering of biological processes, bacterial metabolic flux analysis

David McMillen

UofT, Mississauga

Quantitive biology, cell system simulation

Quaid Morris

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Computer Science

Machine learning algorithms

Alan Moses

Cell and Systems Biology, Computer Science

Sequence analysis, evolution

Francis Ouellette

Ontario Institute of Cancer Research

Databases, gene finding

John Parkinson

Hospital for Sick Children @ MaRS, Medical Genetics

Comparative genomics, cell system simulation

Regis Pomes

Hospital for Sick Children

Molecular dynamics simulations of proteins

Nicholas Provart

Cell and Systems Biology

Arabidopsis thaliana gene expression analysis

Boris Steipe

Biochemistry, Medical Genetics

Structural bioinformatics, protein engineering

Sam Roweis

Computer Science

Machine learning, Analysis of large datasets

Elisabeth Tillier

University Health Network @ MaRS

Molecular evolution

Thodoros Topaloglou

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Data management

Shoshana Wodak

Hospital for Sick Children, Medical Genetics

Transcription factor-DNA binding, protein docking and engineering

Zhaolei Zhang

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Comparative genomics, evolution, regulatory element prediction

Mainly wet lab

Brenda Andrews

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Genetic and physical interactions in yeast

Charlie Boone

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Genetic and physical interactions in yeast

Alan Davidson

Biochemistry, Medical Genetics

Protein folding, protein interactions

Stephen Davies

Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Genetic ciruits, DNA computing

David Guttman

Cell and Systems Biology

Comparative and evolutionary genomics, molecular evolution

Andrew Emili

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Proteomics, functional genomics, bioinformatics, mass spectrometry

Guri Giaever

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Chemical genomics/genetics

Jack Greenblatt

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Proteomics, transcription regulation

Walid Houry

Biochemistry

Molecular chapersones

Tim Hughes

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Functional genomics using gene expression microarrays

Corey Nislow

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, Banting and Best, Medical Genetics

Chemical genomics/genetics

Tony Pawson

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Medical Genetics

Cell signaling, protein interaction domains

Gil Privé

Ontario Cancer Institute

X-ray crystallography

Steve Scherer

Hospital for Sick Children @ MaRS, The Centre for Applied Genomics, Medical Genetics

Human genetics

Jeremy Squire

Princess Margaret Hospital

Microarrays and cancer

William Stanford

Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Mouse mutants, stem cells

Kevin Truong

Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Protein engineering, bioinformatics

Mike Tyers

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Medical Genetics

Cell division in yeast, proteomics, interaction databases

Jim Woodgett

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Medical Genetics

Protein kinases, DNA microarrays

Jeff Wrana

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Medical Genetics

TGF-beta pathway, protein interaction networks

Christopher Yip

Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Single molecule imaging, protein assembly

Biostats and epidemiology

Joseph Beyene

Hospital for Sick Children

Interest in gene expression microarray analysis

Laurent Briollais

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Genetic interactions, graphical models

Shelley Bull

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Statistical genetics, microarray analysis

Celia Greenwood

Hospital for Sick Children

Genetic epidemiology, microarray analysis

Rafal Kustra

Public Health Sciences

Mining large datasets, microarray analysis

John McLaughlin

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Statistical genetics and cancer

David Tritchler

Princess Margaret Hospital

Interest in gene expression microarray analysis

Bioethics

Peter Singer

Joint Centre for Bioethics

Genomics and global health

Centres

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

eHealth

Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network

MaRS

Cancer Biomarkers

Cancer Research Institute of Ontario

MaRS

Coming soon

Centre for Mathematical Medicine

Fields Institute

Medical Applications of Math

York University

Suprakash Datta

Computer Science

Genomic signal processing

Jörg Grigull

Mathematics and Statistics

Microarray analysis

Mariana Kant

Computer Science

Databases, algorithms

Walter Whiteley

Mathematics and Statistics

Protein structure

Sites

See the Toronto Biotechnology Initiative

See the Computational Biology Institute of Ontario community website,
organized by Boris Steipe, for an Ontario-wide list.

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See the bioinformatics.ca community website,
organized by Francis Ouellette, for a Canada-wide list.

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See the Canadian Bioinformatics Help Desk for help with bioinformatics tools

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Companies

Bioinformatics

Unleashed Informatics

http://unleashedinformatics.com/||200 Elm Street

Bioinformatics databases e.g. BIND, SeqHound

Benetech

http://www.benetech.com/||180 Bloor St. W. Suite 500

Clinical software, LIMS

cStar Technologies

http://www.cstartech.com/||1122 Finch Ave. W.

Wireless sample tracking

Clinical informatics

McDougall Scientific

http://www.mcd-sci.on.ca||789 Don Mills Rd. Suite 305

Clinical statistical analysis, data management

Medical Databanks

http://www.medicaldatabanks.com/||880 Ellesmere Rd., 3rd Floor

Clinical research, data management

RamSoft

http://www.ramsoft.biz/||243 College Street, Suite 100

Medical imaging software

Chemiinformatics

Advanced Chemistry Development

https://www.acdlabs.com/||110 Yonge Street, 14th floor

Chemistry software

SimBioSys

http://www.simbiosys.ca/||135 Queen's Plate Drive Unit 520

Computational chemistry, docking

Biomedical graphics

AXS Biomedical Animation Studio

http://axs3d.com/||MaRS building

Biomedical 3D animation

Genomics

ChondroGene

http://www.chondrogene.com/||800 Petrolia Road (401 & Keele)

Molecular diagnostics

CombiMatrix

http://www.combimatrix.com/||MaRS||Custom DNA microarrays

Tm Bioscience

http://www.tmbioscience.com/||439 University Ave, Suite 900

DNA-based diagnostics

Proteomics

MDS Sciex

http://www.mdssciex.com||71 Four Valley Drive, Concord, ON

Mass spectrometry instruments/software

Infochromics

http://www.infochromics.com/||MaRS building

Proteomics data analysis software

Pharmaceutical

Sanofi Pasteur

http://www.sanofipasteur.ca/sanofi-pasteur/front/index.jsp?siteCode=AVP_CA&lang=EN&codeRubrique=85||1755 Steeles Avenue West

Vaccine development

Biotech hubs

MaRS Discovery District (Medical and Related Services)

http://www.marsdd.com/||MaRS building

Biotechnology hub

Community (last edited 2013-07-02 13:47:07 by GaryBader)

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