Master of Science, Technology University Graz, Austria, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, Germany, 1971.
Staff scientist Max Planck Institute, Munich, 1971-1972. Assistant biologist University California, San Diego, 1972-1978. Assistant professor biochemistry Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1979-1981.
Vice president Life Technologies, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1981-1991. President Alco International Inc., San Diego, 1992-1993, DPR biomedical, Solana Beach, California, 1994-1997. Vice president Genetronics, Inc., San Diego, since 1997.
Member study section National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1982-1986. Adjunct professor San Diego State University, 1996-1999, University Maryland, 1981-1987.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Gene Therapy, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Gene Therapy.
Married Liesel Rosenkranz, October 27, 1966. Children: Christoph, Michael.