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Brandy, Daisy, and Bill Majoros, August 2014.

Bill Majoros [bil-mah-jor'-us] - noun: an American author, scientist, musician, and photographer originally from a tiny village in rural Pennsylvania.  He has worked as a computer scientist on applications ranging from missile guidance systems (for the US Dept. of Defense), computational linguistics, and human genetics.  In the early 2000’s he participated in the monumental Human Genome Project, which sequenced the complete human genomic DNA sequence 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.  He holds a B.Sc. with High Distinction in computer science from Penn State and is currently a doctoral candidate in the PhD program in computational biology at Duke University.  His bird photography has been distributed by the Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Sierra Club, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, while his photography instructional manual has been called “the bible of bird photography”.  He has over thirty years of experience as a heavy metal guitarist, keyboardist, and composer, and is classically trained in saxophone, flute, and percussion.


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email: bmajoros@duke.edu