Bachelor, Stanford University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1974.
Postdoctoral fellow department molecular biophysics & biochemistry Yale University, New Haven, 1974-1976, postdoctoral fellow department biology, 1976-1977. Assistant professor department biochemistry Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1977-1983, associate professor department biochemistry, since 1983.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Microbiology.
Married Robert Lee Hill, April 10, 1982.