Master of Science, Technology University Darmstadt, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Darmstadt, 1991.
Research assistant, Technology U. Darmstadt, Germany, 1986-1991; research associate, Boston University, 1991; research associate, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1992-1995; research associate, instructor, U. Muenster, Germany, since 1995. Research fellow pediatrics Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1992-1995.
With German Army, 1978-1979. Member German Society Biological Chemistry and Microbiology, German Society Immunology, American Chemical Society, Society Mucosal Immunology.
Married Barbara Sophie Charlotte Meckelein, June 30, 1995.