Yuri Pritykin

Yuri Pritykin

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Genomics

Princeton University

I am an Assistant Professor at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics and the Computer Science Department at Princeton University.

I am also affiliated with the Molecular Biology Department, Center for Statistics and Machine Learning and the Bioengineering Initiative, and am an Associate Member at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Previously I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Leslie lab in Computational and Systems Biology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. I received PhD in computer science from Princeton University advised by Mona Singh and MSc and PhD in mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University advised by Alexei Semenov and Andrej Muchnik. I graduated from Moscow School 57.

Awards

  • Ludwig Princeton Branch Grant (2022)
  • Princeton Biomolecular Condensate Program Grant (2021)
  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey New Investigator Award (2021)
  • AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Immuno-oncology Research Fellowship (2019)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering-Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy-Cycle for Survival Fund (2018)
Interests
  • Computational biology
  • Cancer immunology
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Functional genomics
  • Single-cell and spatial technologies
  • CRISPR experimental design
Education
  • PhD, Computer Science, 2014

    Princeton University

  • Candidate of Sc (PhD), Mathematics, 2009

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Specialist (MSc), Mathematics, 2007

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

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