Researcher at the Laboratory since October 2008

BORN: 27/12/1952, Kiev, Ukraine

Address: 142290, Russia, Pushchino, Moscow Region, District "D", building 5, apt. 80


1986, Ph.D., Computer Science; 1974, M.S., Mathematics


1992 - 2006 "Computational Molecular Biology" Research Group, Group Leader

2007 - Present Lab of Applied Mathematics, Head of the Lab


Laboratory of Research in Informatics and Algorithms (LORIA), Nancy, France

2003, November-December; 2004, May- July;

Laboratory of Fundamental Research in Informatics (Lille, France), INRIA (Roquencourt, France)

2005, September-November; 2006, November - December; 2007, November - December

National Center of Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD

2000, October-December; 2004, January-March

Rutgers University, Math Dept, New Brunswick, NJ

1998, October-December; 1999, May-June and November-December

University of Southern California, Dept. of Mathematics, Los Angeles, CA

1996, March-May and October-November; 1997, March-May

Georgia Inst. of Technology, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA

1994, November-December; 2005, June-July


2001 - 2003, Algodign LLC, Head of Bioinformatics Group


1997 - Present: Pushchino State University

2000 - 2001: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology ("Phystech")

2001, 2004-2007: Moscow State University


Bioinformatics (algorithms in bioinformatics, in particular, sequence comparison, RNA structure). Software design. Education (Math, Science).


Team leader in grants from RFBR, Russia (1994-2008), ECO-NET, France (2005-2006), NWO, The Netherlands (2001-2004), INTAS (2000-2002, 2006-2007) Merck (2000-2001) A.A.Baev Award (1997)

  1. Boeva V, Clement J, Regnier M, Roytberg MA, Makeev VJ. Exact p-value calculation for heterotypic clusters of regulatory motifs and its application in computational annotation of cis-regulatory modules. Algorithms Mol Biol. 2007 Oct 10;2(1)
  2. Asthana S., Roytberg M., Stamatoyannopoulos J., Sunyaev S, Analysis of sequence conservation at nucleotide resolution, PLoS Comput Biol. 2007 Dec;3(12):e254.
  3. Backofen R, Chen S, Hermelin D, Landau GM, Roytberg MA, Weimann O, Zhang K. Locality and gaps in RNA comparison, J Comput Biol. 2007 Oct;14(8):1074-87.
  4. Ogurtsov, A.Yu, Shabalina, S.A., Kondrashov, A.S., Roytberg M.A. Analysis of internal loops within the RNA secondary structure in almost quadratic time. Bioinformatics, 2006, Vol. 22, No. 11, 1317-1324
  5. Kucherov, G., Noé, L. Roytberg, M. A unifying framework for seed sensitivity and its application to subset seeds. Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2006, Vol. 4, No. 2, 553-569
  6. Kucherov, G., Noé, L. Roytberg, M. Multi-seed lossless filtration. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, January-March 2005, Vol. 2, No. 1, 51-61.
  7. Sunyaev, G.A. Bogopolsky, N.V. Oleynikova, P.K. Vlasov, A.V. Finkelstein, M.A. Roytberg. From Analysis of Protein Structural Alignments Toward a Novel Approach to Align Protein Sequences. PROTEINS: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 2004, 54(3), 569-582
  8. Roytberg, M.A Ogurtsov, A.Y., Shabalina, S.A., Kondrashov A.S. A hierarchical approach to aligning collinear regions of genomes. Bioinformatics 2002 18: 1673-1680
  9. Roytberg M.A., Semionenkov M.N., Tabolina O.Yu. Pareto-optimal Alignment of Biological Sequences. Biophysics, Vol. 44, No. 4, 1999, pp. 565-577. Translated from Biofizika, Vol. 44, No. 4, 1999, pp. 581-594.
  10. Gelfand M.S., Podolsky L.I., Astakhova T.V., Roytberg M.A. Recognition of genes in human DNA sequences. J Comput Biol. 1996 Summer;3(2):223-34.
  11. Finkelstein A.V., Roytberg M.A. Computation of biopolymers: a general approach to different problems. Biosystems. 1993;30(1-3):1-19.