Doctor of Medicine, Master of Science, 2d Medical Institute, Moscow, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Development Biology, Moscow, 1982.
Junior research fellow Institute Development Biology, 1976-1985. Senior research fellow Chumakov Institute Poliomyelitis and Viral Encephalitides Russia, Moscow, 1985-1991, leading research fellow, 1993-1996, head of unit, since 1996, Veterinary Academy, Moscow, 1991-1992. Postdoctoral fellow Institute Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris, 1992-1993.
Consultant production unit Chumakov Institute Poliomyelitis and Viral Encephalitides, since 1996. Expert The International Association for the Promotion of Co-operation with Scientists from the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union, Brussels, since 1999.
Married Elena Victorovna Karpova, July 23, 1994.