Doctor of Medicine, Kiev Medical University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Biochemistry Kiev, 1969. Doctor of Science, Institute Genetics Moscow, 1985.
Researcher Institute Microbiology and Virology, Kiev, Ukraine, 1967-1973. Researcher, head laboratory Institute Molecular Biology and Genetics, 1973-1983, department head Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids, since 1983. Visiting researcher University of California at Los Angeles, 1990, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1993, Lineberger Cancer Center University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994.
Visiting professor University Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1995, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France, 1996-1998, Colorado University, Denver, 2000.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences Ukraine, European Association Cancer Research, Human Genome Organization, New York Academy of Sciences, International Union Biological Sciences (reproductive biology in aquaculture program board).
Married Alla Rynditch, March 16, 1977. 1 child, Dmitry.