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24-Jan-2014

Pittsburgh neighborhood newspaper writes how Mark Perlin develops hi-tech analysis for DNA samples

Pittsburgh, PA

His bio could be that of an edgy, new DC Comics superhero:

A mild-mannered computer scientist leaves his faculty position at a well-respected university (say, Carnegie Mellon), to create a new technology that will revolutionize crime-solving, leading to the conviction of the guilty and the exoneration of the innocent.

Meet longtime Squirrel Hill resident Mark Perlin, identified earlier this month by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as one of 14 "People to know around Pittsburgh in the New Year."

Armed with a degree in medicine, and doctoral degrees in both math and computer science, Perlin is the founder of Cybergenetics in Oakland, a company that uses TrueAllele, a technology Perlin developed, to provide computer analysis of DNA samples that is about a million times more accurate than human review.

Read more in the newspaper article below.

  • Mark Perlin developed hi-tech analysis for DNA samples - Newspaper
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