Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Madrid, 1972. Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Madrid, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Indiana University, 1978.
Postgraduate, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981.
Assistant professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1981-1986; associate professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1986-1989; professor, U. Missouri, Kansas City, since 1989. Grant reviewer National Science Foundation, Washington, since 1984, National Institutes of Health, Washington, since 1985, Human Frontier Science Program, Strasbourg, France, since 1988. Science advisor International Foundation for Science, Stockholm, since 1991.
Member International Society for Neurochemistry, International Brain Research Organization, Society forNeuroscience, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, American Society for Neurochemistry, New York Academy Sciences.
Married Celia Pilar Miralles. 1 child, Celia Aurora.