Ph.D. On Campus

Biochemistry - Bioinformatics

McGill University

36 months
16122 CAD/year
2624 CAD/year
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Students at McGill University successfully completing the Biochemistry - Bioinformatics option at the Ph.D. level will be fluent in the concepts, language, approaches, and limitations of the field, and have the capability of developing an independent Bioinformatics research program.


The intention of the Biochemistry - Bioinformatics option from McGill University is to train students to become researchers in this interdisciplinary field. 

Key Features 

  • This includes the development of strategies for experimental design, the construction of tools to analyse datasets, the application of modelling techniques, the creation of tools for manipulating Bioinformatics data, the integration of biological databases, and the use of algorithms and statistics.
  • The option consists of a number of interdisciplinary courses and a seminar designed to bring students from many backgrounds together and to provide a thorough overview of research in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Seminar
  • Bioinformatics Seminar
  • Advanced Strategies in Genetics and Genomics
  • Genomics and Gene Expression
  • Macromolecular Structure
  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Bioinformatics: Functional Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Agreement of a faculty member to act as Thesis Supervisor and to provide adequate financial support
  • Acceptance by a Bioinformatics or Chemical Biology research director

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16122 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16122 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2624 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2624 CAD per year during 36 months.


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