Doctor of Philosophy, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 1963.
Science coworker Institute Microbiology, Jena, 1959-1966, head of laboratory, 1967-1989, head of department, 1990-1992. Professor biophysics chemistry University Jena, since 1993. Guest professor University Paris-Nord, 1993.
Member German Society Chemists, German Society Biophysics.
Married Bettina Wiangke, April 10, 1959. Children: Gisela, Wolfgang, Albrecht.