William H. Majoros, PhD

Bill Majoros is an American author, scientist, musician, and photographer originally from rural Pennsylvania.  He holds a B.Sc. in computer science from Penn State and a Ph.D. in computational biology from Duke University.  He has worked as a computer scientist on applications ranging from aerospace technologies (for Lockheed-Martin) to computational linguistics (for Thomson-Reuters) and human genetics (at various institutes).  He previously held a Top Secret security clearance with the U.S. Department of Defense.  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 and instructional writings have been published by the Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Sierra Club, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Popular Photography magazine.








email: bmajoros@duke.edu