Master of Science, University Krakow, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1980.
Senior adjunct Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1979-1981. National research fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1982-1984, research fellow, 1984-1989, senior research fellow, since 1990. Visiting fellow Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary, 1979-1980.
Visiting professor University Agriculture, Vienna, Austria, 1980-1981. Consultant International Christian University, Tokyo, 1997, Australian Center for International Agricultural Research, 1985-1990, Patent Office, Canberra, 1990-1991.
Married Aleksandra Joanna Brozyna, July 1, 1978. Children: Wojciech, Michal.