Bachelor of Arts, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1963.
Assistant professor.biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1966-1970; associate professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1970-1974; professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1974-1981; professor, department chairman molecular biology and microbiology, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, since 1981. Member study section National Institutes of Health, 1978-1981.
Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Carol Jean Vanden Bosch, June 9, 1959. Children: Barbara, Douglas, Susan.