Department of Biology
University of Ottawa

30 Marie Curie Pvt. Ottawa ON, K1N 6N5

stephane.aris-brosou at uottawa.ca

Updated: February 28, 2018


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We work in Computational Molecular Evolution. The themes we address are quite diverse:

All have in common the development of algorithms taking inspiration from or based on:

Research facilities

A small computer cluster was purchased from Sun Microsystems (Oracle now) back in 2007 thanks to a CFI grant with one X2200, three X4100 and two X4600 servers; iMacs and PC xeon boxes (for legacy) are available as workstations.


Most of our computing is now moving to Ontario's Centre for Advanced Computing (formerly HPCVL), a multi-university consortium under the umbrella of Compute Ontario and Compute Canada:

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Source code and data sets that we produce are available on Git:


Our funding comes essentially from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through its Discovery Grant program: