Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1979; Doctor of Philosophy, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1984.
Postdoctoral fellow, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1984-1986; associate professor, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, since 1986.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Genetics Society of America.
Married Michael Berman, August 30, 1981. Children: Oren Seth, Noah Tal.