Date of Birth: 05/11/1927
Place of birth: Kursk
In 1948 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University (MITHT), in 1951 - post-graduate studies. Thesis (1952) - "Synthesis ezerinopodobnyh connections."
In 1951-1954 senior chemist, junior researcher, since 1954 senior researcher at the Institute of Biological and Medical Chemistry of the Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow);
In 1959-1965 senior researcher at the Institute of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (now - Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academician Shemyakin & Ovchinnikov (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS)..);
Since 1965 the head. Chemistry laboratory of microbial synthesis products IHPS USSR Academy (since 1972 - Laboratory of Chemistry of genes).
In 1966-1975 in combination - Head of the Department of instrumental analytical techniques of the Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, USSR Academy of Sciences.
Doctor of Sciences (1964, dissertation topic - "Research in the field of tetracyclines"). Professor in "Organic Chemistry" (1967).
Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1966), academician (1974).
One of the authors of the monograph:. Shemyakin Mikhail Khokhlov, A., Kolosov MN and other antibiotics Chemistry, 3rd ed t.1-2, M .: Publishing House of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR., 1961.
Awards: medal "For Valiant Labor. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Vladimir Lenin`s birth "(1970), Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1975), Order of the October Revolution (1981). Prize of the USSR Academy of Shemyakin - for a series of works entitled "Synthesis of artificial genes" (. 1977-1981) (together with VN Dobrynin and VG box - 1983). Lenin Prize - for a series of works in the field of molecular biology (together with ED Sverdlov) (1984).