Bachelor of Science, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1962. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1967. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1967.
Doctor of Science (honorary), Michigan State University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1970. Master of Arts (honorary), Harvard University, 1979.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University Rhode Island, 1987. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Madrid, 1989. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Maryland, 1992.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University Kinshasa, Zaire, 1995.
Research fellow, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970-1972; assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972-1976; associate professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1978; professor, department chairman microbiology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978-1981; department chairman cancer biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1997; department chairman immunology and infectious diseases, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1997; Mary Woodard Lasker professor health science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1989; chairman Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1988. Member science advisory board Cambridg Bioscience Corporation, 1982-1993, Virus Research Institute, since 1993. Consultant Diacrin, Inc.
Co-editor: Viruses in Cancer, 1980, AIDS:Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, 1992, 1997, Human T-cell Leukemia Viruses, 1984, AIDS in Africa, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee test for human T leukemia virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome blood tests and vaccines.
Board science counselors National Cancer Institute, 1982—1993. Science advisory board American Red Cross, 1985—1989. Vice president science affairs International Retrovirol.
Association HTLV and Related Viruses, since 1995. Secretary general International Association Research on Leukemia, 1995—1997, president, 1997. Mem.Lasker award jury Albert & Mary Lasker Foundation, 1982—1984, 1987—1992.
Board directors Pierre Dick/Virbac Foundation. Member advisory board Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Association, since 1990. Member science advisory board Until There's A Cure, since 1995, International Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Vaccine Initiative, Rockefeller Foundation, since 1996, Sabin Foundation, since 1996, Institute for International Vaccine Development, since 1997, Virus Research Institute, since 1992.
Board directors Hong Kong Cancer Center, since 1994. Fellow: Infectious Disease Society of America, American Association Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member: International Retrovirology Association (vice president), Leukemia Society of America (advisory board 1978-1983, since 1985), American Cancer Society (member research committee Massachusetts branch 1975-1986), Society General Microbiology, Reticuloendothelial Society, National Academy Practitioners, American Society Virology, International Association Research in Leukemia (president), American Association Immunologists, American Association Cancer Research, American Veterinary Medical Association, Institute Medicine of National Academy of Sciences.
Married Elizabeth Katherine Jordan, June 19, 1966. Children— Holly Anne, Carrie Lisa.