Master of Science, Kiev University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kiev, 1991.
Researcher Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kiev, 1982-1992, 95-96, Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires, Saclay, France, 1993-1994, Linköping (Sweden) University, 1997-1998, invited professor, 1999—2004. Associate professor Linköping (Sweden) U, since 2002.
Member New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Sergey Tsikounov, July 2, 1981 (deceased October 1985). 1 child, Victor; married Alexander Onipko, June 18, 1996. Children: Ivan, Alexander.