Research Profile- Dr. Guillaume Bourque


Research Summary for Dr. Guillaume Bourque


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Dr. Guillaume Bourque


  • Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University
  • Director of Bioinformatics, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Center

Research Description:

Guillaume Bourque is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at McGill University and the Director of Bioinformatics at the McGill University & Genome Quebec Innovation Center. During his PhD, he worked on genome rearrangements in evolution with Pavel Pevzner at the University of Southern California. In 2002, he did postdoctoral research on gene regulatory networks at the University of Montreal with David Sankoff. From 2004 to 2010, he worked at the Genome Institute of Singapore, where he was a Senior Group Leader and the Associate Director of Computational & Mathematical Biology. His research interests are in comparative and functional genomics with a special emphasis on applications of next-­generation sequencing technologies.