Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Botany of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University.
Author of more than 200 publications (90 articles). Co-author of 3 monographs: "Lagoons of the north-western Black Sea coast, their life and economic significance" (1986), "Snake Island. Coastal Water Ecosystem (2008), “Algae of the Tiligul Regional Landscape Park (checklist, distribution, ecology)” (2017) and the textbook “Seaweeds-macrophytes of Ukraine (north-western part of the Black Sea)” (2011), 7 methodical instructions, as well as a series of articles on the history of algological research at Odessa University. Head of the Odessa branch of the Ukrainian Botanical Society.
Teacher of disciplines: "Botany. Systematics of lower plants "," Mycology "," Protection of flora. Mushrooms "," Phytopathology ".
Research interests: algae-macrophytes of marine, estuarine and freshwater ecosystems, ecology and possible practical use; fungi-macromycetes of the north-western Black Sea coast.