Bachelor of Science with honors, University Melbourne, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 1976.
Associate professor biochemistry La Trobe University, Melbourne, 1999—2004, professor biochemistry, since 2004.
Non-executive director South East Water Ltd, Melbourne, since 1998. Director Hexima Ltd, since 2000. Fellow: Australian Institute Company Directors.
Married Bruce Neil Anderson, December 9, 1972. Children: Stuart Bruce, Bronwyn Anne.