Master of Science, Moscow Technology Institute Food Indiana, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1981. Doctor of Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1996.
Senior technical Anugrah Narayan Bach Institute Bio-chemical, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1980-1982, junior research scientist, 1982-1986, research scientist, 1986-1989, senior research scientist, 1989-1996, chief research scientist, since 1996. Visiting scientist Institute Biorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, 1992-1993. Visiting research professor.Queens University, Kingston, Canada, 1993-1994.
Member Russian Bio-chemical Society, Russian Society Plant Physiologists, Moscow Society Investigators Nature, Society Disseminatin Political & Scientific Knowledge.
Married Irina Evgenevna Petrova, February 9, 1991.