Bachelor, Barnard College, 1960; Master of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1975.
Assistant professor, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1976-1984; associate professor biology, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1984-1990; professor biology, Beaver College, since 1990; research associate professor, Allegheny U., Philadelphia, since 1984.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Gert Max Jacobsohn, June 21, 1959. Children: Hannah, Jamie, Diane, Alice.