Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Washington, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, 1977.
Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 1977-1978; postdoctoral fellow, Stanford (California) U., 1978-1980; assistant professor biochemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1981-1985; assistant professor biology, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1985-1988; associate professor biology, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1988-1993; professor biochemistry, U. Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, since 1993. Member postdoctoral fellowship panel National Institutes of Health, 1988-1992. Grant panel National Science Foundation, 1993-1997.
Member American Society Microbiology, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics Society of America.
Married Barry A. Polisky, July 31, 1984.