Master of Science, Adam Mickiewicz University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Organic Chemistry, Warsaw, Poland, 1974. Habilitation, Institute Organic Chemistry, Warsaw, Poland, 1982.
Professor chemistry, 1994.
Postdoctoral fellow National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada, 1974-1976. From instructor to associate professor Institute Bioorganic Chemistry, Poznan, Poland, 1976-1984. Visiting professor Stockholm University, 1984-1986, associate professor, 1986-1999, professor, since 2000.
Scientific director Institute Bioorganic Chemistry, 1982-1984. Consultant Pharmacia Biotechnology, Uppsala, Sweden, 1989-1991, BioCarb AB, Lund, Sweden, 1991-1992.
Member Union University Teachers, Polish Chemical Society, Swedish Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Krystyna Barbara Sikora, March 27, 1971. Children: Joanna Ewa, Agata Barbara.