Master of Science in Molecular Biology, University Bucharest, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, University Szeged, Hungary, 2000.
Postdoctoral research associate Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 2000—2007, instructor, since 2007.
Member of Romanian Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inflammation Research Association, American Society Cell Biology.
Married Adrian Marian Chitu, July 23, 1993. 1 child Alexandra Otilia.