Bachelor of Science, University Lisbon, 1970. Master of Science, University California, Riverside, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1987.
Chief scientist Engineer of Mines lab Agronomical Station, Oeiras, Portugal, 1970-1973. Electron microscopist, department ophthalmology University California, Davis, 1975-1982. Postdoctoral researcher Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University California, 1987-1988, research scientist, 1992-1993.
Adjunct assistant professor Rockefeller University, 1991-1992. Assistant professor cell biology University California, Riverside, 1993-2000, associate professor cell biology, 2000—2006, professor cell biology, since 2006. Visiting lecturer University Wuhan, China, 1988.
Visiting scientist Laboratory Molecular Immunoreg. National Cancer Institute, Frederick, 2000.
Member American Cancer Society, American Society for Cell Biology, American Society Development Biology, Cytokine Society, Women for Cell Biology, Wound Healing Society, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Harry W. Green, II, May 15, 1975. Children: Alice, Harry, Maria Green.