Member of theNational Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He has published over 150 scientific papers, includingmonographs, chapters in books, patents.
He was born on February 5, 1958 in the village of Drybin, Drybninski district, Mogilev region, Belarus.
Nicholas graduated from the Belarusian State University in1980 majoring in "biology". His specialization is microbiology.
In 1990 he defended his thesis in 1998 - PhD.
In 2006 he was awarded the title of professor.
In 2009 was elected a corresponding member of NAS of Ukraine.