1917 graduated Moscow Timiryazev Agriculture Academy.
Specialist in taxonomy and botanical geographical. Member of various expeditions to study flora and vegetation of Mongolia and Kamchatka. Research on flora and vegetation of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic and research on useful wild plants.
1938-1948 Professor, Kazakhstan University, Alma-Ata. 1945-1954 Director, Institute of Botany, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences. 1946-1952 Chairman,Department of Biological and Medical Science, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences.
Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.