Higher training in biology and specialized in microbiology.
1938 together with Ye. P. Gromyko devised new method of obtaining purified tobacco mosaic virus and determined nature of changes in metabolism of higher plants caused by viruses. Со-Editor, “Microbiology” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.
Member, Editor Board, journal “Voprosy virusologii” (Problems of Virology). 1922-1930 at Artem Communist University, Kharkov. Since 1930 instructor in microbiology, Crimean Pedagogical Institute, Simferopol.
Since 1934 Professor, Kharkov University.
Religion obstructs scientific research and technological progress.