Bachelor of Science, University Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India, 1978; Master of Science, University Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India, 1980; Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, 1984; Master of Business Administration, Eastern Michigan University, 1992.
Teaching assistant genetics University Agricultural Sciences, 1978-1980. Research assistant West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1982-1984, adjunct research associate, 1984-1986. Scientist National Research Council National Institute Occupational Safety & Health, 1984-1986.
Research scientist Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1986. Senior scientist Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1986-1991, manager, group leader, 1991-1996, senior manager, group leader, since 1996. Expert consultant National Institute Environmental Health Science, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, since 1997.
Board directors General Motors Healthcare, Bangalore. Adjunct professor toxicology School of Public Health University Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, since 1997.
Member Michigan Society Toxicology, Environmental Mutagen Society, Society Toxicology, International Society Toxicology, Sigma Xi.
Married Leela B. Ramappa, February 13, 1986. Children: Kavya A., Priya A.