Diploma in chemistry, Moscow State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1975.
Researcher Moscow State University, 1982-1983. Department head deputy Praesidium Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1983-1986. Department head research and development center Medical Biotechnology, 1986-1991.
Senior researcher Institute Bioorganic Chemistry, 1991-1998, department head, since 1998.
Life partner Galina Ivanovna Fedotova. 1 child, Pavel.