Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University du Quebec, Montreal, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, 1978.
Research associate University Colorado, Boulder, 1978-1981, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981-1982. Senior staff scientist Smith-Kline Beckman, Palo Alto, California, 1982-1987. Research associate School Medicine Stanford University, 1985-1988.
Senior staff fellow Center Biologics Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1988. Consultant Genetics Institute, Boston, 1981-1984.
Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Diane Marie Desrosiers, September 6, 1975. 1 child, Brian.