Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Polytechnic Institute New York, 1963.
Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963-1964; assistant professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964-1969; associate professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1969-1977; professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1977-1990; executive director, Merck Research laboratories, West Point, Pennsylvania, since 1990.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Marcia Anolik, June 21, 1959. Children: Toby, Howard, Neil.