Attended, State Teachers Training Academy, Novokuznetsk, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Russian State Medical University, Moscow, 1985. Doctor in Biological Science, Mechnikov's State Research Institute Vaccine and Sera, Moscow, 1992.
Researcher State Postgraduate Medical Training Institute, Novokuznetsk, 1971—1985, 1985—1990, principal investigator.
Married Raisa Plush, September 18, 1974. 1 child Veronika Zorina.