Gregory Butler, Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics
Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering
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.
- Knowledge-based systems for mathematics and science
- Semantic web
- Object-oriented frameworks