Bachelor, Harvard University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1970. Habilitation, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1993.
Research Assistant Institute Cancer Research, Fox Chase, Pennsylvania, 1965-1966. Teaching fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966-1968. Research associate Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1970-1973, Max Planck Institute, Dortmund, Germany, 1973-1978.
Senior research associate German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, since 1979. Visiting professor University California, Davis, 1985, 86. Adjunct professor department biochemistry, biophysics Ruprecth Karls University, Heidelberg, since 1994, director international master's program in molecular and cellular biology, 2002-2005.
Member German Bio-chemical Society.
Married Thomas Arnold Reed, August 19, 1969. Children: Christopher Neville, Geoffrey Arnold.