Marshall Bern specializes in algorithm design, with 25 years of experience in such diverse areas as signal and image processing, computer graphics, combinatorial optimization, and bioinformatics. He is currently working in the area of proteomics, developing algorithms and software for peptide and protein identification by mass spectrometry.
Marshall has published about 100 scientific papers, including influential papers on mesh generation, surface reconstruction, and the mathematics of origami. He has taught courses at U.C. Berkeley, U.C. Santa Cruz, and Carnegie Mellon University. Marshall received his B.A. in Mathematics from Yale University, his M.A. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
He started Yale as an art major, and has been involved in art shows and the PARC artist-in-residence program since 1992.
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Twisted structure preserved dinosaur proteins
14 June 2011 | Nature
Dinosaur Study Backs Controversial Find
31 July 2009 | AAAS ScienceNOW [sub required]
Reanalysis of T. rex Spectra Confirms Findings of 2007 Study
30 July 2009 | Genome Web - ProteoMonitor
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Handheld Flow Cytometer for Rapid Pathogen Characterization in Water
25 November 2012
Micro-fluidic based detection platform for rapid pathogen characterization in water
14 October 2012 | Rochester, NY
The Mathematics of Origami
4 October 2011 | Santa Clara, CA