Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1962.
Research scientist, U. Vienna, 1962-1967; lecturer, U. Vienna, 1969-1971; research scientist, Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany, 1968-1969; visiting professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971-1972; professor, U. Kaiserslautern, Germany, since 1974. Teacher Jesuit College, Vienna, 1960-1963. Director International Institute Biophysics, Kaiserslautern, since 1989.
Leader Don Bosco Youth Group, Vienna, 1962-1974. Second lieutenant Alpine Infantry, 1963-1964. Member New York Academy Sciences, Academia Europaea, International Society of Cell Biology, International Society of Genetics, German Society Cancer Research, German Society Biochemistry.
Married Elisabeth Rössler Mies, July 7, 1969 (divorced 1989). Children: Alexander, Regina.