Degree of Doctor of Biological Sciences (Dr. habil.), 1992, Institute of Experimental Medicine, St.-Petersburg, Russia. Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences (Ph. D.), 1984, Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russia. Diploma with Distinction in Medical Biophysics, graduated from the Medico-Biological faculty of the 2nd Moscow Medical Institute, Moscow, Russia, 1978.
1978 -1987; Researcher in the Cancer Cell Chemistry Laboratory, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Riga, Latvia.
Professor of Medical Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Latvia, Faculty of Medicine (since 1998). Address: Jelgavas Street 1, Riga LV1004 Latvia. Chief of the Department of Medical Biochemistry (2011).
Leading researcher (since 2011) and Head of the Biochemistry Group, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (since 1990).
1995 and 1997 “Red position” of CNRS 1993-1998; Institut Jacques Monod, Université Paris VII, Laboratoire de Biochimie de Différentiation, Paris, France.