Born on July 16, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Studied Biology at the California Institute of Technology, USA, MD at Johns Hopkins University (1964), Scientific Member (since 1969) and Director (since 1971) at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Honorary Professor at the University of Buenos Aires (1989).
Scientifc Awards, Honors and Memberships
Dr. h.c. University Medical School of Debrecen, Hungary (1996)
Dr. h.c. Limburgs Universitair Centrum Diepenbeek, Belgium (1998)
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)