- B.Sc. (First Class Honours), Physics, University of Alberta, 1983
- M.Phil., Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, 1986
- Ph.D., Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, 1991
Dr. Wishart is currently supervising over 40 students, staffs and post-doctoral fellows. Since 1990 he has published more than 300 papers and gave over 300 posters/abstracts. He has given over 300 invited lectures all over the world on a variety of topics ranging from cutting edge bioinformatics tools, drug design, metabolomics, precision medicine, general sequence analysis, gene finding, protein annotation, protein structure analysis, structure prediction, biomedical text mining, cellular simulation, nanobot design and synthetic biology. He is responsible for the creation of metabolomics databases in Edmonton that acquire 10 million hits annually thus making Edmonton the centre of the world?s most influential metabolomics databases. He has developed automated metabolomics profiling software that cut down the metabolomics data processing time by up to 90%. He has also help to pioneer many of the necessary technical, software and database developments to enable metabolomics to enter the scientific mainstream. Dr. Wishart is also the director of The Metabolomics Innovation Centre which is Canada\'s national metabolomics platform. He has been cited over 30,000 times and he owns several patents.