Graduated in 1999 from the First Moscow State Medical University as a medical doctor. After defending Ph.D. thesis worked as a post-doctoral researcher in Finland, Switzerland, Great Britain. In 2006 defended Dr.Sci. thesis (habilitation) and worked as a lab head in Chumakov Institute of Poliomyelitis and Viral Encephalitides from 2007 to 2017. Performed a series of basic studies on genetics of human viruses, with a special accent on ecology and epidemiology of emerging infections. Contributed to development of the methodological background of enterovirus surveillance, approaches to detection and identification of novel viral pathogens. Since 2017 director of Martsinovsky Institute of Medical Parasitology, Tropical and Vector-Borne diseases of First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University). Authored more than 100 papers, published mainly in the leading international journals, and is one of the most cited medical researchers in Russia.