Master Degree, Ecole Normale Supurieure St. Cloud, France, 1990. Diploma in Agronomical Engineering, Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon, Paris, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology, East Anglia University, England, 1993.
Doctor of Philosophy, Institute National Agronomique Paris Grignon/France, 1995.
Head laboratory Commissariat Ó l'Energie Atomique, Saint Paul lez Durance, France, since 1995.
Member of French Society Photosynthesis (honorary).
Married Elena Marin-Tejero, June 22, 1996.