1986-1991 B.S. Chemistry and Biology - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
1991-1996 Ph.D. Biochemistry - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Doctoral Dissertation: Mechanistic Studies of Two Important Biosynthetic Enzymes: Phosphoribulokinase and 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA Synthase
Doctoral Mentor: Professor Henry M. Miziorko (now at the University of Missouri - Kansas City
1997-2000 Postdoctoral Fellowship Biochemistry - University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Subject of study: Kinetic cooperativity of human alcohol dehydrogenase.
Postdoctoral Mentor: Professor Bryce V. Plapp