I.Sc. in Biology, Banaras H. University, Varanasi, India, 1955. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Banaras H. University, Varanasi, India, 1957. Master of Science in Botany, Banaras H. University, Varanasi, India, 1959.
Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1966.
Lecturer botany M.L.K. Degree College, Balrampur, India, 1959-1961. Postdoctoral fellow University Saskatchewan, 1966-1967, University Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1967-1969. Research associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1969-1970.
Assistant professor biology Rockford (Illinois) College, 1970-1973. Associate professor biology Indiana University Northwest, Gary, 1973-1999, professor, since 1999, chairman department, 1973-1983, professor emeritus, since 2005.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, American Society Cell Biology, American Institute Biological Science, American Federal Teachers, Illinois Academy Sciences, Indiana Academy Sciences, Sigma Xi.
Married Anuradha Tiruvury, June 29, 1978. 1 child, Jyotsna.