PartnersIndustry ImmersionAcademic MobilityVisiting Students

Philip Morris International, Russia, Moscow

The partnership implies financial support of Systems biology fellowship program and internships to R&D center (Switzerland).


BIOCAD, Russia, Moscow


Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, Moscow


AstraZeneca – Research-Based BioPharmaceutical Company, USA, Cambridge

Partnership with AstraZeneca implies advanced models of training of highly qualified specialists and providing new quality of higher education based on development implementation and funding of joint educational programs and research projects.


Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, St. Petersburg


Micalis Institute, France, Paris

The main purpose of partnership with INRA is to contribute to the sustainable development of the agriculture and food industries in the two countries by cooperating with each other in conducting research in the field of agricultural science and technology efficiently and effectively.


TAU (Tel Aviv University), Israel, Tel Aviv


Institut Pasteur, France, Paris


Kazan Federal University, Russia, Kazan

Partnership with Kazan Federal University implies developing and conducting of joint education programs in the network form, academic mobility programs, implementing research in cutting-edge areas of science and technology.


The Polytechnic museum, Russia, Moscow

Intellectual partnership implies participation in development of permanent exposition “Life” under the global reconstruction of the Museum.


Sirius education center, Russia, Sochi

Industrial immersions imply working in a company/organization, not in a laboratory of an educational institution. Students not only apply and expand their technical knowledge and skills and gain expertise, but also learn about the business context of the sector and particular enterprise: its culture, stakeholders, strategy and its operations and technical products and systems of the company. Some of the projects are listed below:


BioCentury, Cuba, Havana

Purification and characterization of allergens from the House Dust Mite Blomia tropicalis

Laura Chacón Machado


Cepheid, Russia, Moscow

Preliminary preparation of documents for Russian Launch of Cepheid oncology tests-systems

Maria Nazarova


Global Clinical Trials, Russia, St. Petersburg

Audit in clinical trials

Alevtina KoreshovaKulash Zhumadilova

Quality assurance in clinical trials

Anastasia Chaban



M&S Decisions, Russia, Moscow

Meta-analysis and methodology study for mechanistic and semi-mechanistic modeling of primary and secondary endpoints in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Makharova Marina

Mathematical modeling methods to support to support drug development projects

Artem BaranovskiEkaterina Serova

Meta-analysis and methodology study for mechanistic and semi-mechanistic modeling of primary and secondary endpoints in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma

Sukhorukov Grigorii

Comparative meta-analysis of up-to-date drugs effectiveness in treatment of heart failure in humans

Ivan Valiev

Ramat Negev Desert Agro research Center, Israel, Kmehin

Cherry Tomato’s variety’s -infected with T.O.M.B virus

Mitsurova Valeriia

Jojoba variety level in dependence of irrigation water salinity

Stepanova Anastasiia

OCTOPUS,  Russia, Astrakhan

Geophysical data interpretation for further comparison with metagenomics analysis data

Arsenii Pozdyshev



BIOCAD, Russia, St. Petersburg

Novel Cas9 nucleases activity characterization in eucaryotic cells

Alexander KirillovStepan Ovchinnikov


Generium, Russia, Volginsky

Molecular cloning for pharmaceutical development of a recombinant therapeutic protein

Oleg Baranov

Stable CHO cell line development for large-scale production of a monoclonal recombinant antibody for autoimmune diseases therapy

Nurislam Shaikhutdinov

Construction of industrial producer of therapeutical protein, recombinant monoclonal antibody based on stable transfected mammal cell line CHO

Optimization of growth media for CHO cell line, expressing recombinant antibodies

Daria Treskova

Development of technique for chromatographic purification of recombinant therapeutic proteins

Olga Tolicheva


Sirius education center, Russia, Sochi

Participation in life-sciences educational program in Biohacking laboratory

Matvey BulatAlena DrobiazkoIvan FedorovMatvey KolesnikPolina MuzyukinaMaria VlasenokTinashe Prince Maviza

Teaching practice in the Sirius Center for gifted children

Anton KrotovEvgeniia AlekseevaKira KoshkarevaLaura Elidedt RodriguezTorres, Varvara Verkhova


3D Bioprinting Solutions, Russia, Moscow

Robotic-assisted 3D bioprintig technology development

Svetlana Khorkova

In situ bioprinting

Elizaveta Buianova


SemanticHub, Russia, Moscow

Extraction of biologically-relevant information from scientific texts

Bogdan Kirillov

Atlas Oncodiagnostics, Russia, Moscow

Development of instruments for genetical tumors analysis in clinical practice

Andrey Grinchenko

Circulating DNA fragmentation patterns for epigenetic genes regulation analysis

Denis MoiseenkoSergei Slavskii

Pharmacoeconomic research of personalized and precision oncology prospects and limitations

Studying the SNP’s effect on sensitivity to different drugs. Data collecting from scientific sourses in pharmacogenetics (PharmGKB, PubMed, etc.)


Boston Gene LTD, USA, Boston

Development of approaches for efficacy assessment of personalized combined cancer therapy selection

Olga Isaeva


Genotek, Russia, Moscow

Bacterial Philogenetics

Fedor Zatylkin

Metagenomic analysis for oil production

Anna Zhdanova

Development of a predictive model for some phenotype’s features using sequencing data

Alexander Tashkeev

Bioinformatic and biostatistical methods of analysis of mutifactorial traits. Searching for associations of genetic variants with phenotypes (genome-wide association studies (GWAS))

Irina Utkina

DRD, Russia, Moscow

Brain damage express-test development using ELISA and Lateral flow methods

Grigory Perelman 


Knomics, Russia, Moscow

Development of algorithms for analysis of protein-protein interactions on the basis of Mass-Spectrometry data

Svetlana Kalmykova

Development of analytical modules for biomedical data interpretation system

Yulia SaranaEgor Semenchenko


MiLaboratory, Russia, Moscow

Optimization of approaches for immune receptors repertoire extraction from RNA-seq data

Vladislav Belousov

Optimization of approaches for allelic variants identification in antibodies repertoires

Anna Obraztsova


Marlin Biotech, Russia, Moscow

Effective chimeric adenoassociated viruses putification for targeted delivery of microutrofin into myoblasts of mice with Duchenne myodistrophy model

Kirill Danilov

National Pharmaceutical Technologies, Russia, Moscow

Search for potential kinase sites for allosteric inhibition

Karyna Korneeva


PrimeBioMed, Russia, Moscow

Purification of recombinant antigen for development of mouse monoclonal antibodies to high molecular human cytokeratines

Alexander Gorbunov

Purification of recombinant p16 for mouse monoclonal antibodies development

Eldar Yagmurov

Expression, production and purification of human recombinant protein from E.coli for monoclonal antibody production.

Brendah Abiko


Exacte Labs, Russia, Moscow

Modern laboratory methods in clinical and veterinary in vitro diagnostics

Mahmoud Gouda


UNIM, Russia, Moscow

Capabilities of scanning of histological samples

Anna Egorova 


Polytechnic Museum, Russia, Moscow

Development of materials for “Life” exposition

Danila DoroninOlga GavrilenkoElena Gurchenko,  Sofya KamalyanAlexander PolkhovskyYulia Shaikhutdinova


Origene Seeds

Validation of watermelon flesh color molecular assay

Sergey Bogomolov


Агроплазма, Russia, Krasnodar

Computational system development for rapid classification selective samples by phenotype

Anna Pavlova

MiLaboratory, Russia, Moscow

Generation of the refernce library for V,D,J and C gene segments of T cell receptors for model animals

Artem Mikelov

Development of commercial kit for human TCR cDNA libraries preparation for the high throughput sequencing.

Ekaterina Zhigalova

Development of the method to identify TCR alpha chain rearrangements for the patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Laura Korobkova



AI-Driven Agriculture Supply Data Platform

Ekaterina Kondratyeva

Research and analysis of the agricultural models

Elena Fomenko


Philip Morris International, Russia, Moscow

Investigating epigenetics-mediated evasion from the BREX defense system by phages

Julia Gordeeva

TransAlgae, Israel, Rehovot

Molecular analysis of algae transformants

Renata Ialchina



Exploring usage of 3D Biology data in cancer studies

Sanzhima Garmaeva, Yulia Mitina


Visual Science

Building scientific data collections and downstream analysis for Visual Science projects

Uliana Moskvina

Analytical Spectrometry

evelopment and validation of a LC-MS/MS method for simultaneous determination of ramipril, ramiprilat and their glucuronides in human plasma

Vasilisa Polinovskaya Sofya Panafidina

DNK-sintez, Russia, Moscow

Optimisation of ATTO-labeled oligonucleotides purification technology

Zenobio Barros


Central-and Northern-Arava Research and Development, Israel, Sede Boker

Exploring the morphological defensive traits of wheat natural variation against herbivory

Anastasia Batyreva

Investigation of Nitrogen (N) mass balance of cucumbers grown in perlite and sand based medium and fertigated by water with synthetic and organic sources of nitrogen, with the latter being effluent of fish production system.

Mais Dzhafarov


Genetico LLC, Russia, Moscow

Comparison of copy number variation (CNV) detection results obtained by chromosomal microarray (CMA) and whole exome sequencing (WES)

Anastasia Danchurova

Development of MLPA for DMD gene

Dilfuza Djamalova

The Life Sciences educational program supports Masters and PhD students academic mobility both inside and outside Russia. Academic mobility research is performed as part of thesis research and is carried under the supervision of Skoltech faculty and co-supervision by the academic mobility host. Some examples of academic mobility placements and projects are listed below.​


Washington University, USA, Washington

The in vivo and in vitro Effect of Itaconate Derivatives on Various Pools of Cells of the Immune System

Yulia Mitina


TAU (Tel Aviv University), Israel, Tel Aviv

Inhibition of Adoptation Escherichia coli Type I-E CRISPR-Cas by Phage Proteins

Elena Fomenko


Texas A&M University, USA

Mechanism of Defense Function of BREX System from Escherichia coli

Julia Gordeeva

Charachterization of telomerase machinery units in plant kingdom

Alexander Polkhovskiy

Aleksandr Kirillov


UTMB Health, USA, Galveston

Transcription strategy of a giant bacteriophage AR9 and characterization of its non-canonical multisubunit RNA polymerase

Maria Sokolova


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Cambridge

Ubr Ubiquitin ligases of the N-end rule: Role in the adult liver and new targets in liver cancer

Dominique Leboeuf

The Role of DDX3 Helicase in mRNA Translation

Renata Ialchina

Analysis of chromatin interactions map

University of Santiago, Chile, Santiago

Adaptive Dynamics in Changing Environment

Evgeniia Alekseeva



Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, Beersheba

The impact of insect biotic stress on overexpression and knockout mutants of autophagy genes in Arabidopsis

Valeriia Mitsurova


National Institute of Health in Bethesda, USA, Bethesda

The Origin and Features of Orphan CRISPR Arrays

Irina Utkina

Computational approaches for discovery of novel CRISPR-Cas systems

Sergey Shmakov


Micalis Institute Allée de Vilvert, France, Paris

Finding Motifs in the Integrated Metabolism and Transcription Regulation Network of E.coli

Ivan Valiev


Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland, Bellinzona

Studying the Influence of CTLA-4 Blockade on Tumor-infiltrating B Cells by High-throughput Sequencing


 Institut Pasteur, France, Paris

Uncovering determination of sequence specificity of CRISPR system function

Sofya Medvedeva 

The CRISPR-Cas system of human pathogen Clostridium difficile: function and regulation

Anna Maikova

A study of bacteriophage infection process in the presence of Type III CRISPR-Cas mediated defense

Karyna Karneyeva


University of Leipzig, Germany, Leipzig

Study of Streptococcus pyogenes Cas1-Cas2 integration activity on the single molecule level

Andrey Krivoy

Extract lipids and polar metabolites from ~300 samples of different organs of different species

Anna Shmelkova


University of York, UK, York

Study of BREX, novel bacteriophage resistance system

Artem Isaev

Characterization of methyltransferase MccD performing posttranslational modification of microcin C

Nadezda Volovich


University of Southern California, USA, Los Angeles

Analysis of the molecular composition of sunflower and rape using UPLC-MS and high-throughput sequencing

Alina Chernova

Effects Of Adjunctive rh-Transferrin On Susceptibility And Emergence Of Resistance In Gram-negative Pathogens

Ksenia Ershova

Cutting Edge Neuroimaging Techniques in the Analysis of Morphological Changes in the Human Hippocampus

Laura Korobkova


Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain, Barcelona

A search for molecular diagnostics biomarkers in autism

Polina Shichkova


Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, St. Petersburg

Studying of CRISPR Cas proteins and using them for genome-editing

Iana Fedorova

The CRISPR-Cas system of human pathogen Clostridium difficile: function and regulation

Anna Maikova

Identification and functional characterization of novel lasso peptides and establishing the mechanism of their maturation

Tatiana Zyubko

Transcription strategy of a giant bacteriophage AR9 and characterization of its non-canonical multisubunit RNA polymerase

Maria Sokolova

Using Molecular Beacon Assay to Monitor Class 2 CRISPR Effectors Binding to Their Targets

Sofya Panafidina

Effects of Restriction-modification Systems Gene Copy Number on Protection from Phage Infection.

Vasilisa Polinovskaya

The Role of Base Modifications in Accommodation of aminoacyl-tRNA During Ribosomal Decoding

Daria Treskova

Application of Acoustic Force Spectroscopy to Probe Protein Biosynthesis Machinery

Olga Tolicheva


Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA, Boston

Identification of aging-associated molecular mechanisms based on analysis of lifespan-extending interventions at the level of gene expression


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA, Urbana

A Novel Lantibiotic from Bacillus Thuringiensis: Structural and Functional Characteristics

Anastasia Grigoreva


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA, New York

Development and preclinical testing of CAR (Chimeric antigen receptor)-modified immune effector cells targeting acute myeloid leukemia in children

Anna Moroz


Boston University, USA, Boston

Screening for potent lncRNA regulators of NF-κbpathway​

Anna Fefilova


ISMMS, USA, New York

Identification of the molecular mechanism of Merkel Cell Carcinoma tumorogenesis. Role of TF Sox2 and Polycomb complex

Anna Shmelkova


Harvard Medical School, USA, Boston

Naked mole rat: Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells and their contribution to interspecies chimera

Aleksei Mikhalchenko


Institut de Biologie Intégrative de la Cellule, France, Paris

The CRISPR-Cas system of human pathogen Clostridium difficile: function and regulation

Anna Maikova


Rutgers University | The State University of New Jersey, USA, New Jersey

Comparative Analysis of Adaptation and Interference Mechanisms in Class 2 CRISPR-Cas Systems​

Ishita Jain

An Interplay Between the Mechanisms of DNA Maintenance and CRISPR-Cas Machinery in Escherichia coli

Anna Shiriaeva

Antimicrobial phytochemicals from edible and medicinal plants

Sergei Bogomolov

Multiplexed analysis of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions driving CRISPR interference and adaptation in Type I-E system

Aleksandr Gorbunov


Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany, Berlin

Study of immunoglobulin transchromosomal insertions


Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan, Tsukuba

Study of DSB and finding genome rearrangement rate on anhydrobiotic cell line (Pv11) to investigate mutation variability around recent DSB’s

Nurislam Shaikhutdinov


Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria, Vienna,

Understanding the molecular mechanisms of somatic hypermutation by characterization of candidate cofactors

Marina Makharova


Maastricht University, Netherlands, Maastricht,

Human brain tumors classification using mass spectrometry imaging

Kulash Zhumadilova


School of Medicine & Health Sciences, USA, Grand Forks,

Profiling responses of MCF-7 cells to heat shock based on Pol II activity at distinct steps of transcription cycle

Mariia Vlasenok

The study of BREX system protein functions


University of Perugia, Italy, Perugia,

The role of GILZ-protein in immunoregulation and development of liver fibrosis

Philipp Sergeev 


Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands, Wageningen,

Leafy head development of Chinese cabbage

Anastasiia Stepanova


Montana State University,  USA, Bozeman,

Conformational dynamics of DNA binding by the Cascade Complex in interference and primed adaptation processes

Ivan Fedorov


Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés , France, Toulouse,

The mechanism of Microcin C immunity conferred by Hyalangium minutum HIT (Histidine Triad Superfamily)

Eldar Yagmurov


Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA, Boston

Accurate estimation of transcriptome-wide differential allelic expression

Asia Mendelevich


Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Beijing

Study of prokaryotic defense systems BREX

Julia Gordeeva


Luis Wyss, Imperial College London and Nathaniel Holman, University of York
Noemi Marco Guzman, University of Alicante