Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1967; Master of Science, Purdue University, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1975.
Geneticist, molecular biologist, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1979-1990; senior technical editor Advanced Photon Source, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, since 1990. Teacher biology College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1991-1992.
Married Basil Picologlou, August 12, 1972. Children: Aliki, Elizabeth.