Bachelor of Science, University Peshawar, Pakistan, 1955. Master of Science, American University, Beirut, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1973.
Research assistant Argl. Research Institute, Peshawar, 1955-1959, assistant botanist, 1959-1961. Agriculture officer, director Ministry of Agriculture/North Nigeria Development Corporation, Kaduna, Nigeria, 1963-1967.
Research associate in molecular biology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1973-1975. Assistant professor Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran, 1975-1977. Research assistant professor Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1979-1981.
Adjunct assistant professor University Arizona, Tucson, 1977-1979, 198189, associate research professor, since 1989.
Student mentor University Arizona, Tucson, since 1985. Councilor Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, 198—. Board directors, secretary Asian-American Association, Tucson, 1988-1990.
Chaplain Federal Correctional Institution, since 1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for Cancer Research, American Association of University Professors.
Married Bebe Z. Khan, January 10, 1965. Children: Sheereen, Shaheen.