About the Authors

Stefano Lonardi, Denisa Duma, Matthew Alpert, Yonghui Wu, Gianfranco Ciardo, Burair Alsaihati
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California, United States of America

Francesca Cordero, Marco Beccuti
Department of Computer Science, Università di Torino, Torino, Italy

Prasanna R. Bhat, Yaqin Ma, Steve Wanamaker, Josh Resnik, Timothy J. Close
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California, United States of America

Prasanna R. Bhat
Monsanto Research Centre, Bangalore, India

Yonghui Wu
Google, Inc., Mountain View, California, United States of America

Burair Alsaihati
Joint Center for Genomic Research, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Serdar Bozdag
Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Ming-Cheng Luo
Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

stelo@cs.ucr.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL TJC. Performed the experiments: PRB YM SW JR MCL TJC. Analyzed the data: SL DD MA FC MB YW GC BA SW SB TJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FC MB PRB YW GC BA YM SW JR SB MCL TJC. Wrote the paper: SL TJC.