Engineering DNA for next-generation therapeutics and forensics

At Parabon NanoLabs, we are developing a new class of nano-pharmaceuticals and advanced forensic tools by fully leveraging the power of DNA.

Whether chemically engineering synthetic DNA to design nano-pharmaceuticals or mining human DNA to identify biomarkers of medical or forensic significance, Parabon is developing some of the most compelling products of the DNA Age.

DNA Therapeutics

Design and produce potent new compounds for the treatment of cancer, infectious disease, and biodefense applications with the Parabon Essemblix Drug Development Platform.

DNA Forensics

Generate leads from forensic DNA by combining genetic genealogy, DNA Phenotyping, and kinship analysis with Snapshot® Advanced DNA Analysis.

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DNA Analytics

Software tools and diagnostic tests for deeply analyzing and understanding next-gen sequencing and SNP data for forensic and medical applications.

Genetic Genealogy

Snapshot Genetic Genealogy combines genetic analysis with traditional historical and genealogical research to search for matches in public databases and identify a DNA sample's related family members.

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[IMAGE] The ISHI Report - Genetic Genealogy for Cold Case and Active Investigations: 2021 Update by Ellen McRae Greytak, Director of Bioinformatics, Parabon NanoLabs

NEW The ISHI Report: Genetic Genealogy for Cold Case and Active Investigations: 2021 Update

[IMAGE] The New Yorker Logo w/ CeCe Moore Cover Photo

NEW How Your Family Tree Could Catch A Killer

[IMAGE] Ms. Robin Pelkey, photo taken just before her 18th birthday

NEW Victim of Serial Killer Robert Hansen Identified as Robin Pelkey 37 Years After She Was Discovered

[IMAGE] Winston Arthur Maxey III

NEW After 50 Years, Remains of Missing Idaho Teen Found on Oregon Coast Identified as Winston Arthur Maxey III

[IMAGE] USA Map Showing Some of Parabon's Snapshot Success Stories

NEW Here's An Interactive Map Showing Some Of The Places Where Parabon Has Helped Solve Cases

[IMAGE] ISHI - International Symposium on Human Identification

NEW Interview: Recreating Faces of Egyptian Mummies Using Ancient DNA

[IMAGE] Dr. Ellen Greytak with Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for Improvement of Justice

NEW Parabon Receives Justice Improvement Award
Paul H. Chapman $10,000 Award will be used to support JusticeDrive casework fund

[IMAGE] Leopoldo Torres Melendez

NEW DNA Technology Helps Authorities Identify Remains of Murdered Man Found in 1976

[IMAGE] Forensic Reconstruction of the Mummies JK2911, JK2134, and JK2888

NEW 3 Egyptian Mummy Faces Revealed in Stunning Reconstruction

[IMAGE] Special Report - Cold Case: High School Sweethearts - Lane County, OR

NEW Special Report: Killing of Eugene, OR Teens Solved 44 Years Later

[IMAGE] Snapshot Scientific Poster (ISHI 2021 — DNA Phenotyping on Ancient DNA from Egyptian Mummies)

NEW Parabon Recreates Egyptian Mummy Faces from Ancient DNA ISHI 2021
New Snapshot methods for low-coverage sequencing bring hidden data to life

[IMAGE] Age progression of what the Fairmount Park Rapist may look like today, using DNA to predict his physical characteristics

Philadephila, PA Police Release New Composite Photo of Fairmount Park Rapist Based on DNA Profile

[IMAGE] DNA Leads to Arrest of Chris Speelman [Pictured] in 1987 Murder of Edna Laughman of Adams County, PA

DNA Connects Pennsylvania Man to 33-Year-Old Homicide

[IMAGE] Michael Whyte [Right] was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 1987 murder of 20-year-old Army Spc. Darlene Krashoc [Left]

1987 Army CID Cold Case Solved, Suspect Convicted

[IMAGE] Vincent Marion Trapp, whose remains were found in March 1992

Sand Canyon, NV John Doe Identified as Vincent Marion Trapp

[IMAGE] Composite facial image created from unidentified skeletal remains whom King County, WA investigators call "Bones 17"

Who is "Bones 17?" Authorities Release New Sketch Hoping to ID Victim of Green River Killer

[IMAGE] Snapshot Phenotype Prediction vs. Actual Photo of Marie Petry Heiser

For 40 Years, Her Identity Was Unknown. Now, a Delaware Homicide Victim Has Been Identified as Marie Petry Heiser

[IMAGE] Newspaper Headline: "Body of Baby Girl Found in Paper Bag"

DNA Technology Could Help Close Two Unsolved Infant Deaths from 1970

[IMAGE] Steven Armentrout, Parabon's co-founder and CEO, left, and Ellen McRae Greytak, its director of bioinformatics

Northern Virginia Firm That Helps Solve Decades-Old Crimes Has Its Next Target: Cancer

[IMAGE] "The Atlantic" Logo

The Victims Left Behind by Genetic Genealogy

[IMAGE] 50 Cases Solved Through Parabon

DNA Technology Helped Identify Two DC-Area Cold Case Suspects in 2020

[IMAGE] Vincennes, IN Detective Sgt. Stacy Reese releases Snapshot Phenotype Prediction

Vincennes, IN Police Hope New Technology Is Key To Solving 12-Year-Old Sexual Assault Case

[IMAGE] Parabon Snapshot By The Numbers

Parabon Continues Cold Case Crime-solving Spree in 2020
Killer's identification after 21 years closes strong year for Parabon's Snapshot DNA team

[IMAGE] Erin Chapman reporting for KOAA-TV, NBC 5, Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs Police Department Solves 1999 Cold Case Murder of Jennifer Watkins

[IMAGE] Comparison of Snapshot Phenotype Prediction and Actual Driver's License Photograph of Jennifer Watkins's Killer

Colorado Springs Police Detectives Solve 1999 Cold Case @ColoradoSpringsPolice

[IMAGE] Skull [Left] of Wanda Ann Herr [Right]

Clackamas County, OR Skull Identified as Wanda Ann Herr

[IMAGE] Arrest in Sherry Black Murder; Cold Case Went Unsolved For 10 Years

Suspect Identified, Arrested in 2010 Former Cold Case Murder of Sherry Black

[IMAGE] Chesterfield County, VA Police News Conference

Remains Found in Chesterfield County, VA Landfill Identified as 16-Year-Old Christy Lynn Floyd

Parabon Receives First Permit Granted in New York for Advanced DNA Analysis
Investigative genetic genealogy and DNA phenotyping promise to solve more NY crimes

[IMAGE] Alan Edward Dean [Left] Arrested for 1993 Murder of Melissa Lee [Right]

Snohomish County, WA Detectives Make Arrest in 1993 Murder of 15-Year-Old Melissa Lee

[IMAGE] CBS 13 Investigates: Genealogy DNA Breakthrough

Genetic Genealogy Used To Crack Golden State Killer Case Opened Door For More Than 150 Cold Cases

[IMAGE] CeCe Moore Explaining How She Solves Cold Cases Using Genetic Genealogy

Meet CeCe Moore, The Woman Partnering With NoVA's Parabon NanoLabs To Solve Cold Cases

[IMAGE] The Genetic Detective: Series Premiere Tuesday, May 19th, 10/9c

Parabon's Crime-Solving Genetic Genealogist CeCe Moore Stars in New ABC Series, "The Genetic Detective"

[IMAGE] The Snapshot Team: CeCe Moore, Steve Armentrout, and Ellen Greytak

The Reston Company Cracking Cold Cases Is Coming To Your TV Washington Business Journal

[IMAGE] Parabon Snapshot Phenotype Report

DNA-Generated Photo Gives Face to Torso Found in Dunes on Cape Cod, MA Beach

[IMAGE] Break In Decades-Cold Case – DNA Technology Giving A Face To Jane Doe Found In 1986

Woman's Body Found in Chesterfield, VA, Landfill

[IMAGE] Snapshot Phenotype Prediction vs. Actual Photo of Bruce Lindahl

Pamela Maurer Cold Case Cracked By Parabon's Genetic Sleuthing

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