1. Postdoctoral Research Scientist: University of Cologne and the Max Plank Institute, Germany.
Studied the genetic and molecular behavior of maize transposable elements in other plants.
2. Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Field: Genetics (Minor in Botany) Year: 1986
Institution: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Cloning and characterization of a maize pigment gene
3. Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Field: Botany Year: 1979 Institution: Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Cytogenetics of the castor bean
4. Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Field: Botany Year: 1973 Institution: University of Massachusetts, Amherst