Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1972.
Postdoctoral fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1972. From lecturer to professor Tel Aviv University, 1972-1991. Very Important Person scientist University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, Los Angeles, 1979-1980.
Visiting scientist Dupont Research Institute, Wilmington, Delaware, 1985-1986. Visiting professor Sandoz Research Institute, East Hanover, New Jersey, 1988-1989. Senior visiting scientist Gladston Institute-U. California, San Francisco, 1989-1990.
Senior fellow Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Denver, since 1991. Adjunct professor biochemistry University Colorado, Denver, since 1992. Consultant Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, 1989-1992.
Married Bracha Freiman. Children: Toby-Yael, Donna-Ruth, Jonathan-Roy.