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Bill Majoros is an American author, scientist, musician, and photographer originally from rural Pennsylvania.  He holds a B.Sc. with High Distinction in computer science from Penn State University, and recently finished a Ph.D. in computational biology at the Duke University Medical Center.  He has worked as a computer scientist on applications ranging from missile guidance systems (for the U.S. Dept. of Defense) to computational linguistics (for Thomson-Reuters) and human genetics (at various institutes).  In the early 2000’s he worked on the  Human Genome Project, which established the complete DNA sequence of the human genome for the first time in history.  Following this he published the first complete book on methods for computationally inferring the locations and splicing patterns of genes on chromosomes.  His bird photography has been distributed by the Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Sierra Club, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and published in magazines such as Popular Photography.


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email: bmajoros@duke.edu