Dmitry Antipov

Junior Research Fellow


2009 – current: PhD student, St. Petersburg State University, Mathematics & Mechanics Faculty, Department of Computer Science.
2003 – 2009: St. Petersburg State University, Mathematics & Mechanics Faculty, Department of Algebra (diploma thesis: “Reducibility for disjoint NP-pairs with advice”).


2010 – sllver medal on ACM ICPC World Finals.
2009, 2004 – 6th place on NorthEastern European Regional Contest.
2004, 2005, 2009 – SPbSU programming contests champion.


2008: junior software engineer (intern), JetBrains.
2009 – 2010: junior software engineer (intern) Yandex.
2010 – 2011: (junior) software engineer, Vkontakte.

Scientific interests:

structural complexity theory,
effective algorithms,
paired de Bruijn graphs,
genome assemblers.



  1. Antipov D., Hartwick N., Shen M., Raiko M., Lapidus A., Pevzner P. A. plasmidSPAdes: Assembling Plasmids from Whole Genome Sequencing Data. Bioinformatics, 2016
  2. Lapidus A., Antipov D., Bankevich A., Gurevich A., Korobeynikov A., Nurk S., Prjibelski A., Safonova Y., Vasilinetc I., Pevzner P. A. New Frontiers of Genome Assembly with SPAdes 3.0. (poster), 2014
  3. Nurk S., Bankevich A., Antipov D., Gurevich A., Korobeynikov A., Lapidus A., Prjibelski A., Pyshkin A., Sirotkin A., Sirotkin Y., Stepanauskas R., McLean J., Lasken R., Clingenpeel S., Woyke T., Tesler G., Alekseyev M. A., Pevzner P. A. Assembling Genomes and Mini-metagenomes from Highly Chimeric Reads. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2013
  4. Antipov D., Krasheninnikova K., Pevzner P. A. Using uneven coverage depth in bacterial single-cell repeat resolution. (poster), 2013
  5. Pham S., Antipov D., Sirotkin A., Tesler G., Pevzner P. A., Alekseyev M. A. Pathset Graphs: A Novel Approach for Comprehensive Utilization of Mate-Pairs in Genome Assembly. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2012