In 2000 he received Doctor of Philosophy degree from Baylor College of Medicine.
From 2001 to 2007 he held a position of Research associate at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Since 2007 he is a Professor of Biology at University of Michigan in Dearborn.
He is Activist of Local Mosque, Dearborn, since 2007.
He is married to Diane Bender on March 10, 2007 and has 2 children.