Our 11 faculties and 11 professional schools offer more than 300 programs to some 39,500 graduate, undergraduate and continuing studies students. McGill ranks first in Canada among medical-doctoral universities (Maclean’s) and 21. in the world (QS World University Rankings). The University is proud to be named one of Montreal's Top Employers.
Genome Canada has provided support for the Centre since its inception. Genome Canada is a not-for-profit organization that acts as a catalyst for developing and applying genomics and genomic-based technologies to create economic and social benefits for Canadians. Genome Canada connects ideas and people across public and private sectors to find new uses for genomics, invests in large-scale science and technology to fuel innovation,and translates discoveries into applications, new technologies, societal impacts and solutions across key sectors of national importance, including health, agriculture, forestry, fisheries & aquaculture, energy, mining, and the environment.
Génome Québec provides operational and administrative support for our platforms. Génome Québec is the regional arm of Genome Canada within Québec and is a major proponent of genomics initiatives within the province.
Canada Foundation for Innovation
The Canada Foundation for Innovation has made major investments in the Centre for many years. Created by the Government of Canada in 1997, CFI strives to build our nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians. Thanks to CFI investment in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions are attracting and retaining the world’s top talent, training the next generation of researchers, supporting private-sector innovation and creating high-quality jobs that strengthen Canada’s position in today’s knowledge economy.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research funds many research projects at the Centre, and is the lead funder for the McGill Epigenome Mapping and Data Coordination Centres. Created in 2000 under the authority of the CIHR Act, CIHR is the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency. Its mandate is to “excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system.”
Compute Canada, in partnership with regional organizations leads the acceleration of research innovation by deploying state-of-the-art advanced research computing (ARC) systems, storage and software solutions. Together we provide essential ARC services and infrastructure for Canadian researchers and their collaborators in all academic and industrial sectors. Our world-class team of more than 200 experts employed by 35 partner universities and research institutions across the country provide direct support to research teams. Compute Canada is a proud ambassador for Canadian excellence in advanced research computing nationally and internationally. The Centre has a major partnership with Compute Canada which provides support for the high performance computing (HPC)
Calcul Québec is an umbrella organization composed of Québec Universities brought together by advanced research computing(ARC). Calcul Québec accomplishes it's mission as a Compute Canada Regional Partner. Compute Canada is the non-profit organization in charge of coordinating Advanced Research Computing efforts throughout Canada. More then 450 research groups and around 1420 users take advantage of the resources made available to them by Calcul Québec to conduct research in fields as varied as pharmacy, pharmacology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, genomics, novel materials, telecommunications, transport, finance, humanities, risk management, aerodynamics, combustion, the environment, atmospheric sciences, astrophysics or artificial intelligence. The Centre has a major partnership with Compute Canada/Calcul Quebec which provides support for the high performance computing (HPC)