Bachelor of Science, Hull University, England, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemsitry, Hull University, England, 1965. Doctor of Science, Hull University, England, 1984.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization fellow, Princeton University, 1965-1968; research fellow,, Porton, England, 1968-1970; research fellow, Cambridge (England) University, 1970-1971; lecturer in biochemistry, Durham (England) University, 1972-1978; reader in biochemistry, Durham (England) University, 1978-1986; professor, head department biochemistry, U. Wales, Bangor, since 1986. Visiting professor University of California, Berkeley, 1980-1981. Consultant to pharmaceutical industry, England, since 1980.
Fellow Institute Biology. Member Bio-chemical Society Microbiol. Society, Peptide and Protein Society, American Society Microbiology.
Married Gillian Margaret Wales, August 29, 1964. Children: Adrian Weston, Clare Louise.