Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rhode Island, 1974.
Fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974-1976, Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, 1976-1977. Assistant research biochemist University California, San Francisco, 1977-1978. Assistant professor Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1978-1984, associate professor, 1984-1993.
Professor, since 1993. Charles Powiszewski professor cancer biology, 2000. Founder Predictive Bioscis.
With United States Army Reserve, 1968-1974. Member American Association for Cell Biology, American Association Cancer Research.
Married Sally Ourieff, September 29, 1984. Children: Olivia, Gabriel, Willis.