Diasy, and Brandy, July 2014. Photo by Mika Slaughter.
Majoros [Bill Mah-jor'-us] -
noun: an American author, scientist, musician, and bird
a tiny village in rural Pennsylvania, who migrated early in his career
to Washington D.C.
to work for the United States Department of Defense on Top Secret
only to switch to genetics research during the Human Genome Project in
eventually settle in North Carolina, where he is currently working on a
doctorate in computational molecular biology at Duke University.
His book on identifying genes in DNA has been used in PhD courses
at top universities, while
his bird photography manual enjoys enormous popularity among
birdwatchers. His bird photos have been used by the Audubon
Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Sierra Club, and the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service. His music spans many styles from new
and classical to rock and heavy metal; he has played many instruments
including violin, flute,
guitar, piano, synthesizers, drums, and saxophone.