Bachelor of Science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1967. Diploma in biochemistry, University Tübingen, Germany, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Tübingen, Germany, 1975.
Assistant professor of chemistry, U. Tübingen, 1975-1984; professor of chemistry, U. Tübingen, since 1984; researcher, Ciba-Geigy, Basel, Switzerland, since 1986.
Married Shlomit Frieda Bujum, April 1967 (divorced 1977). Children: Jasmin, Lilach.