Bachelor of Science, University Melbourne, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, 1976.
Damon Runyon Walter Winchell Cancer Fund fellow University Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles, 1976-1978. Leukemia Society of America special fellow University North Carolina Medical School, Chapel Hill, 1978-1980. Research fellow John Curtin School Medical Research, Canberra, Australia, 1980-1983.
Czech Republic Roper medical research fellow University Melbourne, 1983-1986. From lecturer to professor biochemistry University Sydney, Australia, since 1986, head biochemistry department Australia, since 1998.
Member American Association Cancer Research (correspondent), Australian Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Julie Marguerite King, September 16, 1976. Children: Sascha, James Erik.