He was born on February 13, 1968 in a village Namtsy of the Verkhnevilyuisk district of the Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
In 1994, he graduated with honors from the faculty of Biology and Geography of the M.K. Ammosov Yakutsk State University as a teacher of biology and chemistry.
1995-1996 - Assistant of the Department of Botany of M.K. Ammosov YSU’s Biology and Geography Faculty.
In 1999, he defended his thesis in the dissertation council of the Sukachev Institute of Forest, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Krasnoyarsk) on topic "The influence of climate on the spatial and temporal variability of the radial growth of conifers in northern and central Yakutia".
1999-2001 - Researcher of the group of forest studies of the Institute of Biological Problems of Cryolithozone, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
2001-2011 - Senior Researcher, P.I. Melnikov Institute of Permafrost, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
2011-2013 - Dean of the M.K. Ammosov NEFU Biology and Geography Faculty.
In 2011, he defended his doctoral thesis on topic "Dendrochronological analysis of natural processes in the cryolithozone (on the example of Central Yakutia)".
Since 2013 - Director of NEFU Institute of Natural Sciences.
From 2018 - Vice-Rector on Natural Sciences and Mathematics, from 05.09.2018 – Vice-Rector for Natural and Technical Sciences of the North-Eastern Federal University.
Since 1995 - Member of the Russian Botanical Society.
Since 2001 - Member of the Russian Geographical Society.
From 2012 to 2014 – Chairman of the public environmental council at the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Since 2012 - Member of the Board and member of the Scientific and Technical Council at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Since 2012 - Member of the Joint Scientific Council on Biomedical and Chemical Sciences of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Since 2017 - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Since 2018 - Member of the Council for the Arctic and Antarctic at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Since 2019 - Member of the Expert Council on Biological Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences.