Senior research scientist at Duke University.
He recieved a MSc from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow in 1986 and a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1995.
He worked at the Institute for the Problems of Information Transmission, Moscow, (1986–1991), the International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste (1995–1997) and the National Institute of Mental Health (1997–2002).
His primary research interests are neurophysiology of primates and brain–machine interfaces
He has led large, international research teams and projects in brain studies
He currently works with primates ... (non-human primates as well)