Doctor of Medicine, Medical School Poznan, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1979.
Assistant professor, Institute Human Genetics, Poland, 1980-1983;
postdoctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1983-1987;
head cytogenetics, Victorial Clinical Genetics Svc., Melbourne, Australia, 1987-1990;
senior scientist, Murdoch Institute, Melbourne, 1990-1992;
senior research fellow, LaTrobe U., Melbourne, since 1992. Lecturer Medical School Poznan, 1978-1983. Vice president Committee for Solidarity Experimental Science, Poland, 1980-1983.
Coordinator Doctor of Philosophy courses Polish Academy Sciences, 1980-1983. Principal investigator Polish Soviet Collaboration, Moscow, 1981-1982.
Vice president Solidarity, Poland, 1980-1983. Member International Fragile X Consortium, Oxford, since 1989. Member Human Genetics Society Australia, Harriet Lane Alumni Society, Society Developmental Biology.
Married Marek Schmidt, June 25, 1970 (divorced 1995). 1 child, Victoria.