PhD in Bioinformatics

Recent and rapid developments in genomics have highlighted the crucial importance of developing new approaches and analytical methods to explore the huge quantities of readily available biological data.

Doctoral studies introduce students to current research issues. Most of the program is spent conducting research writing a thesis to advance bioinformatics.

  • Fall, winter and summer admission
  • Daytime classes
  • Full-time or part-time
  • 90 credits, including 84 for research and thesis writing

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Questions about this program?

Lartillot, Nicolas, Assistant Professor: 514 343-6111, ext. 2721
Major, François, Full Professor: 514 343-6752

The advantages of studying bioinformatics at the Université de Montréal!

  • You will contribute to the state of the art in bioinformatics, working alongside world leaders in the field, and culminating in the writing of a comprehensive thesis of your findings.
  • You will join a tightly-knit community of international experts in a field that uniquely draws upon the areas of biology and computer science.
  • The Université de Montréal ranks 42nd in the world in operations research according to the QS Rankings and 81st in the world in computer science according to the NTU Rankings.