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Cheinan Marks

Spiral Genetics
Senior Developer
Seattle, WA

Cheinan Marks is a senior software developer at Spiral Genetics, Inc., in Seattle, WA, where he helps attack genomic alignment and assembly problems by throwing dozens of computers at them simultaneously. He got his start in the TUTOR language on the PLATO system at the University of Illinois. Having gotten his doctorate in chemical engineering, he enjoys developing new ideas in software, particularly scientific ideas, and turning them into practical, real-world products.  Past projects include Quantum Mechanics, Natural Language Programming, and Image Manipulation.