Boulder, Colorado, United States
University of Colorado
Yarus received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from California Institute of Technology in 1965.
Yarus was a professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Department at the University of Colorado since 1980. Nowadays he is a professor emeritus at the same university.
Yarus is a member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Yarus is married and has 3 children.