Yuri Pritykin

Yuri Pritykin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

News: I will join Princeton University in January 2021 as an Assistant Professor at Computer Science Department and Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. More details coming soon.

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Leslie lab in Computational and Systems Biology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. My main interest and expertise is in using applied statistics, machine learning, and efficient computer algorithms to address fundamental problems in biology and medicine by integrative analysis of multi-dimensional data.


  • AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Immuno-oncology Research Fellowship (2019)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering-Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy-Cycle for Survival Fund (2018)


  • Computational biology
  • Cancer immunology
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Functional genomics
  • Single-cell technologies


  • PhD, Computer Science, 2014

    Princeton University

  • Candidate of Sc (PhD), Mathematics, 2009

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Specialist (MSc), Mathematics, 2007

    Lomonosov Moscow State University


(2020). A unified atlas of CD8 T cell dysfunctional states in cancer and infection. bioRxiv.