Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1991.
Assitant professor Astrakhan State Technology University, Russia, 1975—1977. Senior researcher State Research Fishery Institute Lakes and Rivers, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1977—1987. Head department Zoological Institute, since 1991.
Director Innovation Center for Biotechs., St. Petersburg, since 2006.
Co-director St. Petersburg Union of Scientists and Scholars, 1993—1995. Member of St. Petersburg Union of Scientists and Scholars, Moscow Society Naturalists, World Association Copepodologists (Women's Army Corps), Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, World Conservation Union, Russian Academic Hydrobiological Society (Young fellow annual award 1985).
Married Tatiana Aleksandrovna Zakhodnova, June 25, 1979. Children: Rostislav Victorovich Abekseev, Olga Victorovna Alekseeva.