April 2006 PhD in genetics. Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland.
June 1999 BSc in molecular biology. Department of Biology, University of Iceland.
Feb. 2005 - present: Assistant professor. Faculty of Land and Animal Resources, Agricultural University of Iceland.
Sept. 1999 - Jan. 2005: Graduate Student. Laboratory of dr. Eiríkur Steingrímsson. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland.
May 2000 - March 2002: Guest Researcher. Laboratory of dr. Heinz Arnheiter. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, USA.