Graduate mining civil engineering, Mining Superior National School, St. Etienne, France, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Paris VI University, 1982.
Associate chief department industrial pollution, Ministry for Environmental, Toulouse, France, 1971-1975; biomedical researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Villejuif, France, 1976-1985; director studies, Institute Formation Supérieure Biomédicale, Villejuif, 1985-1990; associate director, Institute Formation Supérieure Biomédicale, Villejuif, since 1990. Coordinator for biology National Program of National Center for Scientific Research on Technics, Paris, 1990. French delegate International Meeting on Cancer, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany,1990.
Lieutenant Signals, French Military, 1970-1971. Member French Federation Tennis.
Married Alice Marie Nickles, July 16, 1973. Children: Helene, Vincent.