Born in Moscow on March, 17, 1984
Education: Moscow State University (MSU), Biological faculty, 2002-2007.
Employment: Severtsov institute of ecology and evolution, Russian academy of sciences, Department of morphological adaptations of vertebrates; senior researcher.
Address: Russia, 119334 Moscow, Vavilova st., bld. 34; off. 102.
PhD thesis: "Morphofunctional background of flight
origin in mammals", MSU, defended in 2010.
Key words: mammalian flight, arboreal locomotion, functional anatomy,
bats, gliders, locomotion biomechanics
Research interests: functional anatomy, transformation of locomotor
apparatus of tetrapods in the process of adaptation to new habitats,
origin and evolution of aerial locomotion in mammals.