Bachelor of Science, Loras College, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1977.
Postdoctoral fellow University California Medical Center, San Francisco, 1978—1981. Senior scientist Molecular Genetics, Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1981—1982, director administration, 1983—1984, science group director, since 1984.
Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology.
Married Terry Vytlacil DeLorbe, July 9, 1977. Children: William P., Johnathan E., Jacqueline C.