About the Authors

Ibrahim Koç

Affiliations Molecular Biology and Genetics, Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey, Evolutionary Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States of America

Gustavo Caetano-Anollés

gca@illinois.edu

Affiliation Evolutionary Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: IK GCA. Data curation: IK. Formal analysis: IK GCA. Funding acquisition: IK GCA. Investigation: IK GCA. Methodology: IK GCA. Project administration: GCA. Resources: GCA. Software: IK. Supervision: GCA. Validation: IK GCA. Visualization: IK GCA. Writing – original draft: IK GCA. Writing – review & editing: IK GCA.