About the Authors

Alexandra J. Lee

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Roshni Bhattacharya

Affiliations J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Biological and Medical Informatics, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Richard H. Scheuermann

Affiliations J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego, California, United States of America, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Brett E. Pickett

bpickett@jcvi.org

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7930-8160

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: RHS BEP. Data curation: AJL. Formal analysis: AJL RB. Funding acquisition: RHS. Investigation: AJL RB. Methodology: AJL RB RHS BEP. Project administration: RHS BEP. Software: AJL BEP. Supervision: RHS BEP. Validation: AJL RB RHS BEP. Visualization: AJL RB. Writing – original draft: BEP. Writing – review & editing: AJL RHS BEP.