Bachelor of Science in Physics, Bachelor in History, Stanford University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, 1977. Postgraduate, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1973.
Postdoctoral fellow department biochemistry, Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical School, 1977-1979;
postdoctoral research fellow, Medical Foundation Buffalo, 1979-1981;
research scientist I, Medical Foundation Buffalo, 1980-1984;
research associate department biochemistry, U. Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1984-1987;
research fellow department biophysics chemistry, Merck Research laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1988-1991;
senior research fellow, Merck Research laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, since 1991. Co-chairman diffraction methods in molecular biology Gordon Conference, N.H.,1986. Member Commision on Biological Macromolecules, International Union Crystallography, since 1990.
Member United States National Committee on Crystallography, since 1991.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, American Crystallographic Association (chairman biological macromolecules special interest group 1987, nominating committee 1988-1999).
Married Kevin Michael Fitzgerald, October 10, 1975 (divorced June 1980).