- B. Sc., University of Michigan
- Ph. D., Cornell University
- NIH/NCI Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
- NIH/NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Miami
- Chemistry and toxicology/pharmacology of bioactive metabolites from microbes, and particularly toxins from marine and freshwater microalgae
- The identification, isolation
andcharacterization of these bioactive compounds, particularly including those from the cyanobacteria (or "blue-green algae"), as they relate to both environmental health and biomedicine.