Tim received his BS in Biology from Stanford in 1977 and his MA in Botany from Berkeley in 1979. After graduating from Berkeley, Tim worked for the US Department of Agriculture in Albany as a Biological Science Technician until 1984. While taking a break from Biology for 3 years, Tim worked at Northside Travel in Berkeley and traveled extensively. In September 1987 Tim moved to Ann Arbor Michigan and worked in Jeff Palmer's lab, where he received his training in Molecular Biology. Tim returned to Berkeley in 1989 and was the lab manager of Tom Bruns' and John Taylor's laboratories for 25 years. Tim retired from UC Berkeley at the end of June 2014.
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