Student, Brandeis U., 1958-1960, 65-68; Bachelor, Adelphi College, 1962; postgraduate, Harvard University, 1964-1965; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1969.
Postdoctoral fellow in virology University California, Berkeley, 1968-1971. Assistant professor biology Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1971-1972. Associate Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York City, 1972-1977.
Assistant professor biochemistry Graduate School Medical Science Cornell University, 1973-1977. From associate to principal associate Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, 1977-1986. Associate to associate investigator Public Health Research Institute, New York City, since 1986.
Adjunct associate professor biology H.H. Lehman College City University of New York, Bronx, 1980-1981. Adjunct associate professor pharmacology New York University Medical Center, 1986-1991. Adjunct professor chemistry and biology College Arts and Sciences New York University, 1991-1992.
Visiting research professor biology college arts and science New York University, since 1992.
Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biologists.
Married Linda Kalver, 1969 (divorced 1971). Married Deborah Mellis, February 6, 1977. Children: Claudia, Abigail.