Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1973; Master of Science, University Texas Dallas, Richardson, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas Dallas, Richardson, 1978.
Postdoctoral fellow, Cold Spring Harbor (New York) Laboratory, 1978-1982; assistant professor veterinary microbiology, U. Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1982-1984; scientist, La Jolla Biological laboratories, San Diego, 1985-1987; visiting scientist, Salk Institute Biotechnology/Industrial Associations, Inc., San Diego, 1987-1989; scientist, Salk Institute Biotechnology/Industrial Associations, Inc., San Diego, 1989-1990; staff scientist, Baxter Diagnostics Inc., San Diego, since 1991.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology.
Married Deborah Yantis, November 9, 1974. Children: Theodore Carl, Katherine Christine.