About the Authors

Raul Rodriguez-Esteban
Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Raul Rodriguez-Esteban, Ivan Iossifov, Andrey Rzhetsky
Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Joint Centers for Systems Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Ivan Iossifov, Andrey Rzhetsky
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Andrey Rzhetsky
Judith P. Sulzberger, MD Columbia Genome Center, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Andrey Rzhetsky
Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

ar345@columbia.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RRE and AR conceived and designed the experiments. RRE performed the experiments. RRE, II, and AR analyzed the data. II contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. AR wrote the paper.