Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1973.
Assistant professor biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco, 1976-1979; associate professor, University of California, San Francisco, 1979-1983; professor biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco, 1983-1993; director biochemistry and molecular biology program, University of California, San Francisco, since 1988; professor, chairman cellular and molecular pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, since 1994. Member genetic biology review panel National Science Foundation, Washington, 1984-1987. Chairman molecular biology study section National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Mdf., 1987-1990, member of national advanced.coun. for human genome research, 1990-1991.
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Member Committee for Responsible Genetics, Boston, since 1989. Testifier hearingson biological warfare commission on governmental affairs United States Senate, Washington, 1989. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, NAS (panel on science responsibility and conduct of research 1990-1991), Protein Society, American Society for Cell Biology (county 1991-1992), American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (publications committee 1990-1993), American Society for Development Biology.