Grin Mikhailwas born in 1959 in Moscow, Russia. He has completed his Ph.D at the age of 34 years from M.V. Lomonosov State Academy of Fine Chemical Technologies in Moscow. In 2012, he became a professor, and in 2016 became the head of the Department of Chemistry and Technology of Biologically Active Compounds, Medical and Organic Chemistry of the Russian Technological University in Moscow.He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals. Directions of scientific activity:synthesis and chemical modification of porphyrins and related compounds; creation of highly effective photosensitizers based on natural chlorophylls for photodynamic therapy of cancer; photodynamic antimicrobial therapy;borneutron-capture cancer therapy; fluorescent diagnostics; creation of targeted photosensitizers based on gold nanoparticles and iron oxide nanoparticles, as well as the use of vector molecules of various nature.