Degree in biochemistry, Novosibirsk State University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, All-Union Science Research Institute, Koltzovo, Russia, 1992.
Special student researcher Special Construction and Technology Office Biologically Active Substance, Novosibirsk, 1974-1975. Engineer All-Union Science Research Institute Molecular Biology, Koltzovo, 1975-1986. Junior research associate Research and Technology Institute Biologically Active Substances SPU, 1986-1992.
Senior research associate SibEnzyme Ltd., 1992-1997. Research associate Institute Molecular Pathology and Ecological Bio-chemical Siberian Department, Russian Academy Medical Sciences, since 1997.
Member Young Communist League, 1966-1980. Lieutenant Russian military, 1971-1973.
Married Larisa Mihaylovna Gerasimova, February 23, 1985. 1 child, Julia Vladimirovna.