Master of Arts in Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University, Russia, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Petersburg State University, 1998.
Researcher European Science Foundation, Jülich, Germany, 1999. Visiting researcher Research Center, 2000, Alexander von Humboldt fellow, 2001—2002, researcher, since 2002, St. Petersburg State University, since 1998. Visiting researcher Osaka University, Japan, 2000—2001.
Married Yuri Evg'enevich Ermolenko, April 24, 2003.