Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Botany of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University.
The author of about 200 publications (90 articles). Co-author of 3 monographs: “The lagoons of the northwestern Black Sea region, their life and economic importance” (1986), “Snake Island. Coastal Water Ecosystem” (2008), “Algae of the Tiligul Regional Landscape Park (checklist, distribution, ecology)” (2017) and the training manual“ Macrophyte Seaweed of Ukraine (northwestern Black Sea)” (2011), 7 methodological instructions.
Lecturer: “Botany. Systematics of lower plants”, “Mycology”, “Protection of the plant world. Mushrooms”, “Phytopathology”.
Research interests: macrophyte algae of marine, estuary and freshwater ecosystems, ecology and practical use; Macromycetes fungi of the northwestern Black Sea region.