Meet the Founders
Mark W. Perlin, PhD, MD, PhD
Dr. Mark Perlin is Chief Scientific and Executive Officer at Cybergenetics. He has twenty years' experience developing computer methods for information-rich interpretation of DNA evidence, and providing TrueAllele® products and services to the criminal justice community. His innovative TrueAllele computer solution replaced less accurate forensic approaches. He has worked on a thousand criminal cases, and has testified a hundred times (state, federal, military and foreign courts). He regularly teaches DNA mixture analysis to scientists, lawyers, judges, juries and police. He publishes scientific papers, presents at scientific meetings, consults for both prosecution and defense, and writes for magazines and books. Dr. Perlin holds doctoral degrees in Mathematics (City University of New York) and Computer Science (Carnegie Mellon University), and a medical degree (University of Chicago).
Ria David, PhD
Dr. Ria David is president and co-founder of Cybergenetics. She has almost twenty years experience providing TrueAllele products and services to the criminal justice community. Dr. David received her PhD in American History with a focus on business culture from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999. She has an Executive MBA from the Katz Business School of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. David has lived and worked on four continents, and has a working knowledge of four languages.