About the Authors

Matthew D. Dyer

Current address: Life Technologies, Foster City, California, United States of America

Affiliation Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Chris Neff

Affiliation Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Max Dufford

Affiliation Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Corban G. Rivera

Current address: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Donna Shattuck

Affiliation Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Josep Bassaganya-Riera

Affiliation Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

T. M. Murali

murali@cs.vt.edu (TMM); sobral@vbi.vt.edu (BWS)

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Bruno W. Sobral

murali@cs.vt.edu (TMM); sobral@vbi.vt.edu (BWS)

Affiliation Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

CN, MD, and DS are employed by and own stock in Myriad, INC. MDD is employed by and owns stock in Life Technologies. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CDN MD DS. Performed the experiments: CDN MD. Analyzed the data: MDD JBR TMM BWSS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MDD CDN MD CR DS. Wrote the paper: MDD CDN MD CR DS JBR TMM BWSS.