Reston company cracking cold police cases is coming to your TV

A small Reston DNA technology company often in the news for cracking cold cases across the country is about to get another taste of the spotlight — this time, on a television documentary.

The company, Parabon NanoLabs Inc., is the center of a new ABC docuseries set to premiere May 19 at 10 p.m. The show, produced by ABC News and Brooklyn, New York-based XCON Productions, follows Parabon’s genetic genealogy division and head of the unit, CeCe Moore, as her team dominates what’s become a rapidly growing intersection with law enforcement.

Moore, no stranger to TV, is known for her genealogy work on unknown parentage cases and the PBS series, “Finding Your Roots.” Parabon, founded by husband-wife team Steven and Paula Armentrout in 1999 as a computing software provider, gradually transitioned into DNA technology before that niche really even existed. Then two years ago, the company recruited Moore to build out its genetic genealogy division, around the time West Coast authorities…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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