Degree, Vilnius State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute General Genetics, Moscow, 1987. Doctor of Science, Vilnius University, 1994.
Junior research fellow department botany and genetics, Vilnius U., 1982-1987; science researcher ecological genetics laboratory, Vilnius U., 1987-1992; senior science researcher ecological genetics laboratory, Vilnius U., 1992-1994; chief researcher, Vilnius U., since 1994. Guest researcher Lund U., 1993.
Fellow Lithuanian Society Genetics and Breeding.
Married Veronika Dedonyte, January 9, 1986. Children: Justas, Greta, Raminta.