About the Authors

Melissa L. Harris

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

harrisml@uab.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Temesgen D. Fufa

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

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

Joseph W. Palmer

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Sandeep S. Joshi

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Denise M. Larson

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

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

Arturo Incao

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

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

Derek E. Gildea

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Niraj S. Trivedi

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software

Current address: Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Autumne N. Lee

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Chi-Ping Day

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Resources

Affiliation Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Helen T. Michael

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Resources

Affiliation Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Thomas J. Hornyak

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Research & Development Service, VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Glenn Merlino

Roles Resources, Supervision

Affiliation Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

NISC Comparative Sequencing Program

NIH Intramural Sequencing Center, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

William J. Pavan

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.