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Gregory Butler, Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics

Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering


Office: S-EV 3219 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3031
Website(s): Home Page of Gregory Butler

Short Bio

Gregory Butler is Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is a founder of the Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics at Concordia where he directs the development of the bioinformatics platform for large-scale fungal genomics projects. His research focuses on advanced IT for knowledge-based bioinformatics, including scientific data management, algorithms, text mining, ontologies and the semantic web. Dr Butler is a founding member of the Canadian Semantic Web Interest Group.

Dr Butler obtained his PhD from the University of Sydney in 1980. He was a faculty member at the University of Sydney for nine years, prior to joining Concordia University in 1992.

Research areas

  • Bioinformatics
  • Knowledge-based systems for mathematics and science
  • Semantic web
  • Object-oriented frameworks

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