About the Authors

George K. Acquaah-Mensah
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Deepti Malhotra, Madhulika Vulimiri, Shyam Biswal
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Deepti Malhotra
Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Madhulika Vulimiri
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Jason E. McDermott
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

george.acquaah-mensah@mcphs.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GKAM DM SB. Performed the experiments: GKAM DM MV JEM. Analyzed the data: GKAM DM JEM SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GKAM JEM SB. Wrote the paper: GKAM DM JEM SB.