Doctor of Philosophy, University Hamburg, Germany, 1985. Postgraduate, University Strasbourg, France, 1986.
Research assistant University Hamburg, Germany, 1982-1985. Chemist Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, 1986-1989. Professor Fachhochschule, Fulda, Germany, 1989-1991.
Unit head joint research center European Commission, Ispra, Italy, since 1991.
Member German Chemical Society, International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (associate, food committee 1996).
Married Manfred Anklam, April 3, 1980 (divorced October 1984).