Profеssor Anatole Alex Klyosov:

2008-Present       President, Academy of DNA Genealogy, Boston, Moscow, Tsukuba

2014-Present       Foreign Member, the National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Georgia

1987-Present       Fellow, the World Academy of Art and Science

2013-Present       Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Anthropology



2006-2013 Chief Scientist, Galectin Therapeutics, Newton, MA. Since 2013 - Founder Emeritus.

1996-2006 Vice-President, R&D, Thermo Fibergen, then Kadant Composites, Bedford, MA

1987-1998 Professor of Biochemistry, Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences and Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1983-1990 Professor of Biochemistry, the Russian Academy of Sciences

1978-1983 Professor of Chemistry, Moscow University, Moscow, Russia

1977 D.Sc., Physical Chemistry, Moscow University, Moscow, Russia

1972 Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Moscow University, Moscow, Russia

1969 M.S., Chemical and Biological Kinetics, Moscow University, Moscow, Russia


More than 500 publications, including more than 200 publications in the field of DNA genealogy (a few examples see below), as well as 23 books (including 12 books in the area of DNA Genealogy), 68 patents. For some books see


Books/ Edited Books

1.    Practical Course of Chemical and Enzyme Kinetics. Moscow University Press, 1976, 320 pp.

2.    Enzyme Engineering (ed., A.A. Klyosov et al), Plenum Press, 1980, 521 pp.

3.    Enzyme Catalysis, vol. 1. Moscow University Press, 1980, 264 pp.

4.    Enzyme Catalysis, vol. 2. Moscow University Press, 1984, 216 pp.

5.    Enzyme Engineering, vol. 8, Higher School Press, 1987, 143 pp.

6.    Wood-Plastic Composites. John Wiley & Sons, 2007, 698 pp.

7.    The Internet. Notes of a Scientist. 2010, Moscow University Press, 512 pp.

8.    The Origin of Man. “Belye Alvy”, 2010, 1024 pp.

9.    Carbohydrate Drug Design (ed., A. A. Klyosov et al.), Oxford University Press, 2006, 323 pp.

10.  Galectins (ed., A.A. Klyosov et al.), John Wiley & Sons, 2008, 279 pp.

11.  Origin of Slavs. “Algorithm”, Moscow, 2013, 512 pp.

12.  Entertaining DNA Genealogy, “Veche”, Moscow, 2013, 166 pp.

13.  Glycobiology and Drug Design (ed., A.A. Klyosov), Oxford University Press, 2013, 331 pp.

14.  Galectins and Disease Implications for Targeted Therapeutics (eds., A.A. Klyosov and P.G. Traber), American Chemical Society, 2013, 456 pp.

15.  Origin of Slavs; Essays in DNA Genealogy. Miroslav, 2013, Belgrad, 440 pp.

16.  The Aryan Peoples in Vast Eurasia. Moscow, 2015, 352 pp.

17.  Jews and Pashtuns of Afghanistan. Moscow, 2015, 461 pp.

18.  Slavs, Caucasians, Jews. Moscow, 2015, 352 pp.

19.  An Expertise of the Book of Veles, in 3 volumes, 2015, 1271 pp.

20.  Who is against DNA Genealogy? Moscow, 2016, 845 pp.

21.  Yours DNA Genealogy. Moscow, 2016, 175 pp.

22.  DNA Genealogy from A through T. Moscow, 2016, 475 pp.

23.  History of the Aryans and Arbins. Moscow, 2017, 317 pp.

24.  Practical DNA Genealogy for Everyone. Moscow, 2018, 361 pp.

PAPERS on DNA genealogy (mainly in English):

1. Klyosov, A.A. Basic rules of DNA genealogy (Y-chromosome). Mutation rates and their calibration. Proceedings of the Russian Academy of DNA Genealogy (ISSN 1942-7484), 1, 3-53, 2008.

2. Klyosov, A.A. Origin of the Jews via DNA genealogy. Proceedings of the Russian Academy of DNA Genealogy, 1, 54-232, 2008.

3. Klyosov, A.A. DNA Genealogy, Mutation Rates, and Some Historical Evidences Written in Y-Chromosome. Nature Precedings, 2008.

4. Klyosov, A.A. DNA Genealogy, mutation rates, and some historical evidences written in Y-chromosome. I. Basic principles and the method. J. Genetic Genealogy, 5, 186-216, 2009.

5. Klyosov, A.A. DNA Genealogy, mutation rates, and some historical evidences written in Y-chromosome. II. Walking the map. J. Genetic Genealogy, 5, 217-256, 2009.

6. Klyosov, A.A. A comment on the paper: Extended Y chromosome haplotypes resolve multiple and unique lineages of the Jewish Priesthood. Human Genetics, 126, 719-724, 2009.

7. Klyosov, A.A. Origin of the Jews and the Arabs: Date of their Most Recent Common Ancestor is Written in their Y-Chromosomes – However, There Were Two of Them. Nature Precedings, 2010.

8. Klyosov, A.A. Biological chemistry as a foundation of DNA genealogy: the emergence of “Molecular History”. Biochemistry (Springer) vol. 76, No. 5, 517-533, 2011.

9. Klyosov A. A., Rozhanskii I. L. Haplogroup R1a as the Proto Indo-Europeans and the legendary Aryans as witnessed by the DNA of their current descendants // Advances in Anthropology, February 2012.— Vol.2, No.1, 1-13.

10. Rozhanskii I. L., Klyosov A. A. Mutation Rate Constants in DNA Genealogy (Y Chromosome) // Advances in Anthropology, November 2011.— Vol.1, No.2, 26-34.

11. Klyosov A. A., Rozhanskii I. L. Re-Examining the «Out of Africa» Theory and the Origin of Europeoids (Caucasoids) in Light of DNA Genealogy // Advances in Anthropology, May 2012.— Vol.2, No.2, 80-86.

12. Klyosov A. A., Rozhanskii I. L., Ryabchenko L. E. Re-Examining the Out-of-Africa Theory and the Origin of Europeoids (Caucasoids). Part 2. SNPs, Haplogroups and Haplotypes in the Y Chromosome of Chimpanzee and Humans // Advances in Anthropology, November 2012.— Vol.2, No.4, 198-213.

13. Rozhanskii I. L., Klyosov A. A. Haplogroup R1a, Its Subclades and Branches in Europe During the Last 9,000 Years // Advances in Anthropology, August 2012.— Vol.2, No.3, 139-156.

14. Klyosov, A.A. Ancient history of the Arbins, bearers of haplogroup R1b, from Central Asia to Europe, 16,000 to 1500 years before present. Advances in Anthropology, 2, No. 2, 87-105, 2012.

15. Klyosov, A.A., Tomezzoli, G.T. DNA Genealogy and Linguistics. Ancient Europe. Advances in Anthropology, 3, No. 2, 101-111.

16. Klyosov, A.A., Mironova, E.A. A DNA Genealogy Solution to the Puzzle of Ancient Look-Alike Ceramics across the World. Advances in Anthropology, 3, No. 3, 164-172, 2013.

17. Klyosov, A.A. Reconsideration of the "Out of Africa" Concept as Not Having Enough Proof. Advances in Anthropology, vol. 4, No. 1, 18-37, 2014.

18. The 'extremely ancient' chromosome that isn't: a forensic bioinformatic investigation of Albert Perry's X-degenerate portion of the Y chromosome". Eur. J. Human Genetics (22 January 2014) doi:10.1038/ejhg.2013.303 (2014)

19. Klyosov, A.A. Clarifying the «African Eve» concept (comment)". In: Thompson J.R. Archaic Modernity vs the High Priesthood: on the Nature of Unstable archaeological/palaeoanthropological Orthodoxies. Rock Art Research, 2014. Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 131-156.

20. Klyosov, A.A. A comment on the Paper: Were the First Europeans Pale or Dark Skinned? (by C. Winters, Advances in Anthropology, 2014, 4, 124-132)" Advances in Anthropology, 2014, 4, pp. 222-226.

21. Tofanelli S., Taglioli L., Bertoncini S., Francalacci P., Klyosov A., Pagani L. Mitochondrial and Y chromosome haplotype motifs as diagnostic markers of Jewish ancestry: a reconsideration. Frontiers in Genetics, November 2014, vol. 5, pp. 1-10. DOI 10.3389/fgene.2014.00384

22. Klyosov, A.A. What is the Molecular History. Historical Format, No. 1, 53-77, 2015.

23. Klyosov, A.A. Veneti and Venedi according to DNA Genealogy. Historical Format, No. 2, 75-102, 2015.

24. Klyosov, A.A. Reading of "The Origin and Early History of Slavs" by V.V. Sedov from a viewpoint of DNA genealogy". Historical Format, No. 4, 174-228, 2015.

25. Reply to Mendez et al: The 'extremely ancient' chromosome that still isn't". Eur. J. Human Genetics 23, 567-568, 2015.

26. Klyosov, A.A., Kilin, V.V. Kilin-Klyosov TMRCA Calculator for Time Spans up to Millions of Years. Advances in Anthropology, vol. 6, No. 3, 51-71, 2016.

27. Klyosov, A.A. Faleeva, T. Excavated DNA from Two Khazar Burials". Advances in Anthropology, vol. 7, No. 1, 17-21, 2017.

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