Born June 1, 1950 in a. Gusanaloh Achinsk area of the Armenian SSR.
In 1972 he graduated from the Novosibirsk Medical Institute specializing in "doctor". Doctor of Medical Sciences.
. Since 1972 he worked at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR in the junior research fellow, head of laboratory, scientific secretary, the deputy director.
. Since 1987 - Chairman of the Presidium of the East-Siberian Scientific Center, Siberian Branch of Russia Academy of Medical Sciences.
. In 1999 - while the teacher of Irkutsk State University (the course "Biology of Individual Development").
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma.
. Corresponding Member of RAMS
. He was awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples (1985), the Order of Honor (1996), the medal "For Valiant Labor" (1971).
. Laureate of Lenin Komsomol in the field of science and technology (1984).
. Honorary citizen of Detroit (USA) (1985).
. Research interests - human embryogenesis.